Virgin Media DIFF Shorts 3

Directed by Various
  • Various
  • 1hr 39mins
  • 2018
  • English

Screen Ireland Shorts programme, selected by Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival.

99 Problems - Director: Ross Killeen / Producer: Louise Byrne / Ireland
The inside scoop on the murky world of the ice cream business. Through the eyes of Pinky, the self declared 'king of the ice-cream men', we're taken into this unregulated industry where rival drivers will stop at nothing to protect their livelihoods.
Strong at the Broken Places - Director: Anna Rogers / Producer: Zlata Filipovic / Ireland
Raped at 14 by a Catholic Priest, human rights activist Colm O’Gorman challenges Pope Francis to tell the truth about the cover up of abuse during his divisive visit to Ireland in August 2018.
As It Is On Earth - Director: Pier Lorenzo Pisano / Producer: Elisabetta Bruscolini / Italy
The village was small, and now it's even smaller; only four houses still standing and a street. There is no one around. Nobody to say 'hi' to, no one to whine about the heat to. The earthquake didn't even spare the sound of breathing. The story of two souls trying to mend a wound in a torn town.
Becoming Cherrie - Director: Nicky Larkin / Producer: Nicky Larkin / Northern Ireland
Becoming Cherrie is a short documentary about the difficulties of living with HIV in the age of the DUP...
Troubles - Director: Jonathan Harden / Producer: Jonathan Harden, Shauna Shivers McAtamney / Northern Ireland
A troubled traditional Irish musician reenters the fold after a long absence. An emotionally stunted friend wants to offer an apology. When words fail them both, music is all they have to bring them together.
The Overcoat - Director: Patrick Myles / Producer: Kate Turner, Mark Puddle / UK
A lonely social outcast gets a glimpse of what life is like for someone popular, and cannot let it go, even in death.

Wren Boys - Director: Harry Lighton / Producer: Sorcha Bacon / UK
On the day after Christmas, a Catholic priest from Cork drives his nephew to prison.

Boy Saint - Director: Tom Speers / Producer: Cian Speers / Ireland
When two adolescent boys become aware of their budding sexuality they uncover the pain and longing of the human heart.


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Schedule & Tickets

25 Feb 18:00 Light House Cinema