ADIFF Shorts 4

Directed by Various
  • 1hr 38mins

For You

Director: Brendan Canty | Ireland | 12mins | Writer: Alan O’Gorman

A young girl struggles with an alcoholic mother, her environment and entering adulthood, until an act of devotion from her boyfriend offers relief and the strength to love.


Take Me Swimming

Director: Claire Dix | Ireland | 15mins | Writer: Ailbhe Keogan

A son must overcome his own conflicted feelings and honour his father’s intentions to keep his mother alive, despite her expressed wish to the contrary.


Little Potato

Director/Writer: Wes Hurley | USA | 14mins

Struggling to survive in the USSR during the turbulent years of Perestroika, Elena and her young gay son escape into the world of pirated American movies.


The Date

Director: Selina Cartmell | Ireland | 16mins | Writer: Liz Quinn | Discovery Award Nominee: Liz Quinn (Screenwriter)

In a strange, smoky bar on the edge of a rural Irish town, Sinead and Brian remember the love they once shared.


Lost Property Office

Director/Writer: Daniel Agdag | Australia | 10mins

This Oscar-nominated short film tells the story of Edward, a meticulous and thorough custodian of a large city transit’s Lost Property Office.



Director: Sam Peeters | The Netherlands | 14mins

Right-wing populism is spreading through Western Europe like wildfire. It is most popular in quiet, white neighbourhoods where people are shielded from different cultures and lifestyles.


Nightmare on Deskteeth Street

Director: Dylan Holmes Williams | UK | 3mins | Writer: Robbie Macinnes

Harold Miller has a bizarre obsession. He loves boots. After a mysterious intruder steals his favourite pair, he sets out on a voyage across West London…



Director: Benjamin Cleary, TJ O’Grady Peyton | Ireland | 14mins | Writer: Benjamin Cleary | Discovery Award Nominee: TJ O’Grady Peyton (Director)

A man wakes from a coma speaking a fully-formed but unrecognisable language, baffling linguistic experts from around the globe.

ADIFF Awards Presentation

This screening will be followed by an ADIFF Awards Presentation at 18.00 in the Light House Bar

Schedule & Tickets

28 Feb 16:00 Light House Cinema Book