Light House Shorts
Release Date: Thu 01 Jan 1970
Light House Cinema presents a selection of the best new Irish short films on the big screen. Tickets are available to everyone and are priced €7.50 or €6 (concession) online or at the box office. All proceeds will be donated to The Capuchin Day Centre, Bow St, Dublin 7.
PROGRAMME JULY 31ST
EADRAINN FEIN Director: Daithí Ó Cinnéide Writer/Producer: Mairead Kiernan
A farmer in Connemara comes to terms with the decision his son makes to question gender norms by wearing women's clothes.
HOMECOMING Written/Directed : Sinéad O'Loughlin
A young man struggles to find his place in the world after returning to Ireland. A familiar face makes him wonder if things are about to change.
IN THE VALLEY OF THE MOON Director: Brian Rossney
In the Valley of the Moon is a short film set in WW1 where two soldiers from opposing sides meet in the centre of an ominous fog. Both the Irish and German soldiers are wounded physically and mental as the war has taken its toll on them.
PROCLAIM!! Director: Maureen O Connell
Dublin, April, 1916. Revolutionary; James Connolly; looks to Dublin printers, Molloy, O'Brien and Brady to turn out 2000 copies of an Irish Proclamation- in one night and in secret- to be read by Padraig Pearse at the GPO Easter Monday 24th April 1916. They don't have enough type. They don't have enough wax. They don't have enough paper. Can they do it? *Based on the actual characters & events surrounding the secret printing of the first Irish Proclamation.
PLANKS Director: Shane Conaty
Planks is a short film about truth. Mine, yours, his, hers, and how no two are ever the same
SHADES OF GRAY Director: Fiona Ashe
A tough-talking private eye in New York city confronts the police chief over allegations of brutality in the force. Suddenly she finds herself up against the entire NYPD on the gritty, crime-ridden street of New York, pursued by the force that's supposed to protect her
BANJAXED Writer/Director: Orlaith D’Arcy
BANJAXED is an observation on the negative aspects that surround the relationships of young females living in working class North Dublin, as they struggle desperately for a sense of entitlement and power over their friends