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Nat/Intl Shorts Block 10: Moving On

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Sunday, October 27th
10:30 am – 12:10 pm
The Commercial, 46-47 Catherine St, Limerick
Ticket Cost: €5.00

The Moving On Nat/Intl block will feature 10 Short Films:

Barry Wilson PersuasionsBarry Wilson – Persuasions To Enjoy
RHIFF Icon2019 Special Recognition Award, Shane Serrano

Directed by Shane Serrano
Runtime: 4 minutes, 16 seconds

Doing things we should enjoy, but we don’t, but still we try.

To The BoatsTo the Boats
Directed by Michael Driscoll
Runtime: 13 minutes, 30 seconds

Set in a dystopian future with Great Britain still divided, the country has drastically fallen into civil war. In a desperate effort to escape the crisis, two soldiers abandon their post and make their way together south to the coast: To The Boats.

Swipe At First SightSwipe at First Sight
Directed by Kevin de la Isla O’Neill & Stephen Crilly
Runtime: 5 minutes, 52 seconds

A woman experiences the dating app world for the first time and soon realizes that beggars can’t be choosers.

Directed by Ronan Dempsey
Runtime: 14 minutes, 33 seconds

An Asylum Seeker walks the streets of Dublin city in search of closure while hearing the trauma of Aleppo Syria.

Walls of LimerickWalls of Limerick
RHIFF IconWinner – 2019 Best Midwest Film

Directed by Arturo Bandinelli
Runtime: 7 minutes, 31 seconds

This film is a statement on the psychological effects that harsh political borders have on people. It offers the viewer a window into the dancers’ internal worlds, where they go to escape from their bleak, oppressive reality. Gravity’s pull is constantly changing planes in this world and they have the freedom to articulate their feelings through movement.

Her Name IsHer Name Is…
Directed by Claire Byrne & Lydia McGuinness
Runtime: 9 minutes, 47 seconds

An isolated young woman journeys through city streets in a final act of desperation.

First DiscoFirst Disco
Directed by Helen O’Reilly
Runtime: 18 minutes

It’s 1983, Culture Club are no. 1, everyone’s glued to Knight Rider, and Kelly Harrison is not only experiencing her first crush, she’s going to her first disco. The only problem is that she’s getting train tracks before her big night and becomes besieged by self consciousness.

Directed by Jeda De Brí
Runtime: 7 minutes, 30 seconds

A community of bedraggled misfits gather to mourn one of their own the only way they know how – an eccentric folk music funeral. It’s a tale set in an off-kilter world, drenched in pagan ritual and victoriana style, about the celebration of life and the most uniting of events – death.

Lucia Joyce Full CapacityLucia Joyce: Full Capacity
Directed by Deirdre Mulrooney
Runtime: 7 minutes, 16 seconds

Imagine misunderstood artist Lucia Joyce at Full Capacity! Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood in Harry Potter), emulates Lucia’s magical dance as captured by photographer Berenice Abbott in her iconic 1928 image of the promising young dancer posing in her transformative silver fish costume.

Everything Looks Better In The SunshineEverything Looks Better In The Sunshine
Directed by Jonathan Farrelly & Mark Smyth
Runtime: 8 minutes

Patsy (50) is an anomaly, a friendly and well-liked traffic warden! He meets his friend Wanda (28) and they chat about dating and his lack of it! He goes on with his work and while crossing the road (and simultaneously on Tinder!) he’s hit by a lady on a bike, with a basket full of flowers. She nervously gets up and flees the scene, leaving one flower behind. Wanda picks Patsy up and realizes he now has an incredible sense of smell.

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