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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…

Aftermath

Barry O'Connor,
Grace Dyas, 2019

Bernie fights stigma, shame, and her own demons while trying to hold her family together in the wake of her son's drug-related death.

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…

Agony Ant

Sean Cunningham, 3 minutes, 2020

Ant Hill City is thrown into panic when a giant foot appears. Our hero, Agony Ant, is running out of time to craft the only weapon that can stop it.

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. 

Ailsa

Paddy Breathnach, 1994, 75 minutes

Director Paddy Breathnach’s debut feature, Ailsa is a moody, atmospheric depiction of a man’s descent into obsession and madness. Myles (Brendan Coyle) is a tenant whose mental stability is shattered when he discovers his landlord dead after a tragic accident.…

Aisling Gheal

Dónal Ó Céilleachair, 79 minutes, 2013

Sean-nós singing is one of the most precious aspects of Irish traditional music and the Sean-nós singer is the living embodiment of a tradition that stretches far into Irish history. Aisling Gheal is a project run by a team of…

Aithrí

Tom Collins, 84 minutes, 2018

Unequivocal about the need for violence to force Britain out of Ireland, Father Eoin O’Donnell seals the fate of the young and impressionable Antaine by convincing him to fight in the 1916 Rising. Fifty years later, the reappearance of the…

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