New Irish Shorts Program 2

Sunday, March 26, 2017
1:00 PM | Somerville Theatre 1
 (70 min)

Co-presented with GAZE International LGBT Film Festival Dublin and Wicked Queer, Boston's Annual LGBT Film Festival

GAZE International LGBT Film Festival Dublin celebrates LGBT storytelling. Their exciting program of films and events engages filmmakers and audiences in a vibrant social experience. GAZE programmes thematically to explore the many facets of LGBT lives worldwide, expressly including films which deal with the difficulties facing our LGBT sisters and brothers around the world and at home.

2016/Ireland (22 min)
Director: Graham Cantwell

Lily, a girl with a secret on the cusp of becoming a young woman, is faced with the greatest challenge of her young life.
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2016/Ireland (10 min 20 sec)
Director: Sarah Dempsey

HAND IN HAND is a documentary that takes a look into the lives of Gay and lesbian couples in Ireland. They talk about how they first met, what they love about their partner and even talk about surrogacy.
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2016/Ireland (14 min)
Director: James Doherty

Breathe is the story of a hardy Irish Traveller who becomes increasingly concerned with his nine-year old son’s femininity and sets about toughening him up.
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2016/Ireland (12 min)
Director: Kate Dolan

In Little Doll, two girls face the confusion and uncertainty of developing a same-sex first crush.
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2016/Ireland (10 min 16 sec)
Director: Daithí Ó Cinnéide

A son and his traditional Irish father struggle to find common ground after the son starts questioning his gender identity in rural Ireland.
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