12:30 pm – Theater 5
NEW IRISH SHORTS PROGRAM 1 (126 min)
2015/Ireland (12 min)
Director: Shaun O Connor
Pat (Jon Kenny) is a retired postman who still goes on his daily rounds in the local village. The community love him, but the bullying Mangon (Jack Walsh) wants to put a stop to the pretence.
Director Shaun O Connor in person!
IN THE VALLEY OF THE MOON
2015/Ireland (14 min)
Director: Brian Rossney
During the madness of WW1 trench warfare, an Irish and German soldier meet in No Mans' Land.
2015/Ireland (16 min)
Director: Chris BaughThe Captors is a crime thriller that follows a trio of kidnappers who are faced with an unexpected dilemma when their wealthy victim calls their bluff.
2015/Ireland | USA (22 min)
Director: Robert McKeon
All is well in the Prendergast home. Or, at least, that is what Jonathan Prendergast would have you believe. But his relationships with his wife and teenage daughter- and his own sanity - are put to the test when he becomes maniacally obsessed with warding off his teenage daughter's new boyfriend.
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Director Robert McKeon in person!
2014/Ireland (8 min)
Director: Gerard McKenzie
In the name of the Father,
and of the Son,
and of the Holy Euro.
2015/Ireland (3 min)
Director: Tom Caulfield
The squeaky hinge gets the oil. But when the squeak escapes the oil its sure to get you!
EVEN DROIDS HAVE FRIENDS
2015/Ireland (13 min)
Directors: Caroline Grace-Cassidy and Sorcha Furlong
At a local Star Wars convention, two middle aged men, still masquerading as r2d2 and C-3PO are torn apart when one wants to go solo.
2015/Ireland (15 min)
Director: Brian Deane
A young priest is sent to battle dark supernatural forces threatening a remote Island community.
Director: Maurice Joyce (8 min)
Violet is the dark, cautionary tale of a young girl who despises her reflection. Tired of the abuse, Violet's reflection decides she's not going to take it anymore.
Director: Emma Carlson (15 min)
For thirty-five years, Aisling and Brendan have been married. For thirty-five years they’ve lived together in Donegal. For thirty-five years a gnarled cherry tree has stood watch beside their house. Until one morning, their new neighbour cuts it down.
All Screenings take place at the Somerville Theatre, Davis Square