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Newport Beach FF Shorts Block 8: At Home

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Saturday, October 26th
12:15 pm – 2:15 pm
Belltable, 69 O’Connell St, Limerick
Ticket Cost: €8.00

The At Home block will feature 8 Newport Beach FF Shorts Films:

Rip To the RescueRip to the Rescue!
Directed by Paudie Baggott
Runtime: 14 minutes

In the post-apocalyptic Irish midlands an overconfident American jet pilot tries to rescue a beautiful young woman from her domineering Mammy – but ’round here – getting involved with family can be deadly

Directed by Olivia J Middleton
Runtime: 18 minutes

Rosalyn is about the fears, emotions and anxieties that arise with pregnancy. Our central character, Rose, feels threatened by, and resentful of, the volatility of her own body and the story focuses on Rose experiencing the physical and psychological responsibilities of pregnancy.

Directed by Jonathan Harden
Runtime: 11 minutes, 21 seconds

A troubled traditional Irish musician reenters the fold after a long absence. An emotionally stunted friend wants to offer an apology. When words fail them both, music is all they have to bring them together.

SilenceSilence (Ciúnas)
Directed by Tristan Heanue
Runtime: 12 minutes, 35 seconds

A couple embark on a journey in the midst of a family crisis.

The BridgeThe Bridge
RHIFF IconWinner – 2019 Newport Beach FF Category

RHIFF IconWinner – 2019 Best Actor in a Male Role, Peter Coonan

Directed by Mark Smyth
Runtime: 14 minutes, 57 seconds

After the sudden death of his parents a young man must choose between returning to his home village in the west of Ireland to care for his estranged younger brother, and a bright future in Canada.

What Betty SeesWhat Betty Sees
Directed by Colleen Forward
Runtime: 10 minutes, 6 seconds

Belfast 1979, three sisters reluctantly agree to have their tealeaves read by their ill-fated aunt Betty. But the cups uncover more than they could have imagined, revealing trauma, dark futures, family secrets and unbelievable news. A true story of hopes and fears.

Girl AloneGirl Alone
Directed by Keith Farrell
Runtime: 13 minutes, 40 seconds

Girl Alone is a dark thriller with a killer twist, a complex message and a contemporary #MeToo era relevance. Set, and entirely shot, in Greater Manchester it’s the very first screenplay by a brand new female writer and features a brilliant young female actor as the eponymous Girl.

Leave the Road Behind YouLeave the Road Behind You
Directed by Daniel Butler
Runtime: 15 minutes, 39 seconds

Leave the Road Behind You, commissioned by RTÉ/ Filmbase, is a bilingual coming-of-age drama about a young man from the Donegal Gaeltacht struggling with long-repressed emotions as he prepares to emigrate.

Directed by Daniel Butler
Runtime: 15 minutes, 39 seconds

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