Virgin Media DIFF Shorts 5

Directed by Various
  • Various
  • 1hr 45mins
  • 2018
  • English

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

Detainment - Director: Vincent Lambe / Producer: Darren Mahon, Vincent Lambe, Robert Dwyer-Joyce / Ireland
Two ten year-old boys are detained by police under suspicion of abducting and murdering a toddler. A true story based on interview transcripts and records from the James Bulger case which shocked the world in 1993.
Lifeboat - Director: Skye Fitzgerald / Producer: Skye Fitzgerald / United States
With few resources but certain that civil society must intervene, a team of global volunteers risks the waves of the Mediterranean to pluck refugees from sinking rafts.
Lunch Time - Director: Alireza Ghasemi / Producer: Alireza Ghasemi / Iran
A 16-year-old girl has come to the hospital to identify the body of her mother. The people in charge at the hospital - due to her young age - won't let her into the morgue.
Bagheera - Director: Christopher Watson / Producer: Christopher Watson, Sakar Raut / India
This dark yet uplifting film noir thriller follows Bagheera, a determined young leader of an Indian Girl Scout troop. Abducted by a terrifying psychopath, she uses her honed skills of her many achievement badges and adept intuition to defy her captor, escape his clutches and serve up a scorching retribution.
Still Life - Director Noelle Gallagher / Producer: Noelle Gallagher / Ireland
A dissection room becomes a rehearsal space for drummers and their beat drives out the dead.

Filmmakers in Attendance

Schedule & Tickets

27 Feb 20:40 Light House Cinema