ADIFF Shorts 2

  • Irish & International
  • 100 mins
  • 2016


Director: Alex Murawski Australia | 10 mins | Writer:  Alex Murawski 

After a humiliating quest to become someone else, Ari finds that he is of surprising value.


Director: James Doherty Ireland/UK 15 mins  | Writer: Theo James Krekis | Cast: John Connors, Lee O'Donoghue, Lynn Rafferty

A hardy Irish Traveller becomes increasingly concerned with his nine year-old son’s femininity and sets about toughening him up.

The Song of Wandering Aengus

Director: Mathew Lawes UK 4 mins | Writer: William Butler Yeats

A magical short animated film about one man's lifelong quest for love. Narrated by BAFTA Award Winner Liam Cunningham.


Director: Dewi Reijs Netherlands 17 mins | Writer: Dewi Reijs

Yildiz is a mentally disabled 16 year-old girl who dreams of becoming a model. Today she will get her chance.

Dawn of the Deaf

Director: Rob Savage UK 12 mins | Writers:  Rob Savage, Jed Shepherd

When a strange sound wipes out the hearing population, a small group of deaf people must band together to survive.

My Life I Don't Want

Director:  Nyan Kyal Say Myanmar 12 mins | Writer:  Nyan Kyal Say

A short animated film about the life of a girl inspired by true stories in Myanmar.


Director: Tom Marshall UK | 13 mins | Cast: Johnny Vegas, Perry Fitzpatrick

Alan is the jealous type. He wants to punish Barry for taking up with his ex-girlfriend. On the wrong side of the internet, he finds a highly trained assassin. A very dark comedy about the danger of getting what you wish for!

Super Sex

Director: Matthew Modine USA 8 mins | Writer: Matthew Modine

It's always hard to find something for a Dad (Ed Asner) who has everything. He says he just wants to be loved. So his children (played by Kevin Nealon and Elizabeth Perkins) provide it in a way they never before imagined.


Director: Helen Flanagan Ireland 9 mins | Writer: Helen Flanagan | Cast: Noel O'Donovan

Even when sinister noises begin haunting him in his isolated house, ailing farmer Pat refuses to admit that he needs help.

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