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A Woman’s Place

Declan McGrath, 59 minutes, 2018

To celebrate one hundred years of women’s suffrage, artist Noel Murphy embarked on a six-month journey to paint the 53 sitting women members of the Houses of the Oireachtas in one single portrait, unveiled in the Oireachtas on International Women’s…

About Adam

Gerard Stembridge, 93 minutes, 2000

Playful about sex, scornful towards monogamy, and comfortable around homosexuality, About Adam is a romantic-comedy which wholly captures the free-spirited nature of Ireland’s Celtic Tiger boom.  The film hinges on the enigmatic Adam (Stuart Townsend), a dynamic and unpredictable lothario…

Accelerator

Vinny Murphy, 86 minutes, 2000

Johnny T (Stuart Sinclair Blyth) finds his love of joyriding can be used to fulfil his dream of emigrating to Barcelona in this stylish 1990s feature. As his friends tire of his feud with Dublin madman Whacker (Gavin Kelty), they…

Acorn

Kevin de la Isla O'Neil, 5 minutes, 2017

A child's unusual behaviour during the school  nativity rehearsals results in the principal calling a meeting with the boy's mother.

Adam and Paul

Lenny Abrahamson, 83 minutes, 2004

Abrahamson’s first feature and his first collaboration with actor/writer Mark O’Halloran grew from an idea concerning the lives of the inner-city junkies that O’Halloran passed daily on the streets of Dublin. Eschewing a socially realist approach to their material, director…

After ’16

Various, 2 hours aprox, 2016

Bord Scannán na hÉireann/The Irish Film Board Short Films A programme of nine short films inspired by the subject of 1916 and what it has left in its wake, commissioned by the IFB. Programme includes fiction and non-fiction, live-action and…

After You

Damien O'Connor, 7 minutes, 2012

A warm-hearted animated short, After You condenses into a few brief minutes the life of a Dublin doorman in the twentieth century. As a century of history unfolds on his doorstep, he experiences the eroding of a once-elegant way of…

Afternoon

Ruairi McKenna, 10 minutes, 2008

Afternoon tells the sad story of Gerard (Tommie Curran), a teenage boy forced to deal with painful loss early in life. After the suicide of friend William, Gerard keeps quiet about the pair’s gay experiences and William’s difficulty in accepting…

Agnes Brown

Anjelica Huston, 92 minutes, 1999

Starring, produced, and directed by Anjelica Huston, Agnes Browne is a feel-good working-class drama about its embattled protagonist keeping her family’s head above water. In the aftermath of her husband’s death Agnes (Huston) uses the exorbitant fees offered by loan…

Agricultural Report

Melina Sydney Padua, 3 minutes, 2004

Agricultural Report imagines a cow’s panicked reaction to his fate in the face of an outbreak of Foot and Mouth disease. 

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