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Fís Úr (Fresh Perspectives)

$10 member /
$12 non-member


Free for Young Patrons ($125) members and higher


 

 

Fís Úr (Fresh Perspectives)
Best Irish Language Shorts       

Tuesday, November 18 | 7 pm

Fís Úr (Fresh Perspectives) showcases a selection of five of the best short films made in the Irish language.

Cúilín Dualach (Backwards Boy)

Director: Nora Twomey
Producer: Ross Murray
2005 | Running Time: 13 minutes

Born with his head on backwards, Cúilín Dualach has been shunned and mocked by all but his loving Mother. Then one day, he discovers he can do something better than anyone else.

Clare sa Spéir (Clare in the Sky)

Director: Audrey O'Reilly 
Producer: Donna Eperon
2001 | Running Time: 20 minutes

Taken for granted and stuck in a rut, Clare, a housewife, decides to take to the skies. But where does that leave the family she leaves below?

El Toro (The Bull) 

Director: Tomás Seoige 
Producer: David Clarke
2013 | Running Time: 14 minutes

Cian is constantly bullied at school and his home life isn't much better. Suddenly, an opportunity arises to gain the respect of those around him by going head to head with a bull... Matador style!

Féileacán (Butterfly)

Director: Cecilia McAllister 
Producer: Bronagh McCartan
2008 |  Running Time: 13 minutes

A young mother has suffered a mental breakdown and tries to rebuild her relationship with her daughter but things don't work out the way she planned.

Páistí ag Obair (Children at Work)

Director: Louis Marcus 
Producer: Louis Marcus
1973 | Running Time: 10 minutes

Louis Marcus' academy award nominated documentary shows children from three Montessori schools in Dublin playfully busy at work.

All films are in the Irish language with English subtitles.

For ages 12 + with parents

 



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All films are presented in association with Irish Film Institute (IFI), Ireland’s national cultural institution for film. IFI International is funded by Culture Ireland. IFI is supported by the Arts Council of Ireland. www.ifi.ie/international

 

 

 


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