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2019 Student 1 Chosen Destination

Student Screenings Block 1: Chosen Destination

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Tuesday, October 22nd
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Commercial, 46-47 Catherine St, Limerick
Ticket Cost: €5.00

The Chosen Destination block will feature 9 Student Films:

PsychlicalPsychlical
Directed by Nathan Campion
Runtime: 25 minutes

A young filmmaker struggles to manage the balance of relationships and creating his next Film. Problems arise when he begins to randomly black out and arise at different times and locations.

Our LandOur Land
Directed by Eoin Harnett
Runtime: 6 minutes, 12 seconds

A documentary-short detailing Ireland’s reputation, culture, and future from the perspective of seven young inhabitants of the country. Stylised as a light-hearted reflection piece, Our Land provides the spectator with an understanding of how the interviewees’ regard Ireland as a country ripe with personality, history, and an influence that stretches far across the globe.

Goodnight SweetheartGoodnight Sweetheart
Directed by Aaron Moloney
Runtime: 9 minutes 26 seconds

Influenced by a vintage slasher movie, a 10 year old boy reflects on his relationship with his parents and questions the events leading up to a death in the family.

StewsdayStewsday
Directed by Ken Geraghty & Jason Kennealy
Runtime: 10 minutes

After an unfortunate accident which results in his wife’s loss of smell and taste and, ultimately, her cooking, a man, wracked with guilt turns to the pub. Here, he discovers Stewsday – a bubbling bowl of beef stew. Now, with his appetite wet, Dennis embarks on a week-long tour through the seedy underbelly of late-night cuisine. Meanwhile, at home, his wife suspects the worst.

The DressmakerThe Dressmaker
Directed by Olivia McLaughlin
Runtime: 16 minutes 30 seconds

In 1950s Ireland, 12 year old Thomas is caught between the pressure to follow his father’s footsteps as a tailor, or to pursue his passion of dressmaking.

Strangers On a BenchStrangers on a Bench
Directed by Hiram Harrington & Emmanuel Okoye
Runtime: 7 minutes, 5 seconds

Two college students who seem fated to be in each other’s lives, finally accept the universe’s offer and see where their hearts lead them.

Stubborn as a MuleStubborn as a Mule
Directed by Victor Bargès
Runtime: 13 minutes 59 seconds

A car is stopped in a Serbian countryside. A young man, Ulysse, with facial injuries is on the phone. He turns over the back seat of his car, and sits on the driver seat. There is not enough money. On the back seat, a couple of refugees are trying to reason the young man.

BrittasBrittas
Direct by Niamh Bryson
Runtime: 12 minutes, 52 seconds

Brittas (Éalú in original language) explores the rite of passage of many kids in Ireland which is spending a portion of their summer holidays in a dingy caravan or mobile home in the countryside. The docudrama is a nostalgic celebration of romanticised childhood memories.

Starry NightStarry Night
Directed by Emma Smith
Runtime: 13 minutes, 54 seconds

With her future hanging in the balance, Cara has a choice to make – abandon her sisters, and pursue her dream in London? Or sacrifice herself, so that one day they too might stand a chance?


2019 Student Screenings

Student Screenings Block 1: Chosen Destination
Student Screenings Block 2: Don’t Get Caught
Student Screenings Block 3: Stuck in a Moment
Student Screenings Block 4: Loving Care
Student Screenings Block 5: What’s Right in Front of You

Full 2019 Festival Schedule

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