12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The Commercial, 46-47 Catherine St, Limerick
Ticket Cost: €5.00
The Stuck in a Moment block will feature 9 Student Films:
Jack and Anna
Directed by Ksenia Ivanova
Runtime: 15 minutes
Jack and Anna is an MFA thesis film based on true events that happened in the early 1900s in Colorado. It tells a story of a young couple who live a happy life on their farm when suddenly a man from the past reveals Jack’s biggest secret – that he is, in fact, a woman named Helen Hilsher. After the revelation Helen is put on trial for cross-dressing and same-sex marriage.
Directed by Lachlan Kelly
Runtime: 13 minutes, 45 seconds
Two former friends, Malcolm and Seamus, reunite after years apart and travelling down seperate roads. Uncertain of what their meeting will hold, both men are suspicious of the other and fear for their safety. As a professional soldier in the British army, Malcolm questions Seamus’ motives in wanting to see him again. Released only days earlier from prison for involvement with dissident Republicanism.
Directed by Rachael Scully
Runtime: 15 minutes, 44 seconds
Displaced by Russian forces in 1940, Stanisław Inglot never lost his connection with Poland. Living in Britain, he survives as his generation slips away.
The Way We Were
Directed by Stephen Barrett
Runtime: 7 minutes, 30 seconds
In her hour of need, the boy of her dreams shatters her illusion of the perfect relationship leading, her to a crossroads in her life. Choose to believe in the fantasy of the rom-coms or come to terms that perhaps not everyone is perfect.
Directed by Richard Harvey
Runtime: 10 minutes, 54 seconds
Sue is a woman who feels past her prime, after she attempts a one night stand. She finds a series of intimate polaroids left by a previous couple who show her what she’s been missing.
Directed by Conor McCormick
Runtime: 16 minutes, 6 seconds
Old passions between Isaac and his recently institutionalised ex girlfriend Lili. Lili latches on and wants Isaac to help her get better when it’s clear he doesn’t want to reignite their love Lili is faced with going down the same dark path again or finding her way on her own.
Hear Their Heartbeat
Directed by Volkan Güney Eker
Runtime: 18 minutes, 50 seconds
Many people taken into custody disappeared in Turkey. Having lost his father in detention in 1995, Besna meets Saturday Mothers in hope of finding his father and continues to fight for justice and freedom with them for over 20 years.
Out of Time
Directed by Valerie O’Connor
Runtime: 4 minutes, 46 seconds
A pair of suspicious agents have one night to get a vital job complete, but to get it done they have to use some of their most unorthodox tools.
I Am Not a Monster
Directed by Grace Quilligan
Runtime: 17 minutes
Ambrose Mordrake, born with a violent, mind controlling deformed growth on the back of his head, unexpectedly returns home for his brother’s engagement dinner. Whilst weary of his return, his brother Matthew and his fiancé Catherine are pleased to see him, much to the chagrin of his mother. Ambrose attempts to insert himself back into the family life, who keep him at an arm’s distance.
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