Light in Motion Awards – Irish Short Film Programme One
The first programme for the Light in Motion Irish short film awards
Away With The Fairies
Distressed new mother Maura becomes fixated on the idea that there might be sinister forces at work, deliberately causing her baby’s unease.
Ireland.2017. Director: Helen Flanagan. Duration:13mins
There is a legend among fishermen that to have a woman on a boat is bad luck. Fergus is about to discover how this legend came about.
Ireland. 2017. Director: Tara Hegarty. Duration: 8mins
A stranger approaches a young army corporal at the dawn of the Romanian revolution. The corporal must decide if this stranger is friend or foe.
Ireland.2017. Director: Chris Lodge. Duration: 15mins
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.
Ireland.2017. Director: Brendan Canty. Duration: 12mins
A little girl, still dealing with her mother's death, comes across a destitute man, a street drinker who bears a striking resemblance to Santa Claus.
Northern Ireland. 2017. Director: Keith O’Grady. Duration: 17 min
An elderly man near the end of his life passes lonely days in an old folk’s home writing letters to an old friend. But the arrival of a new occupant in the home opens the doors to his past and changes everything.
Ireland/Canada. 2017. Director: Alexander Wilson–Flynn. Duration: 15mins
Nice Night For It
Ground down by endless nights awake, an insomniac takes a nighttime walk, where she finds comfort in a fellow sleepless stranger.
Ireland.2017. Director: Rachel Carey. Duration: 7mins
All films in the competition have yet to receive certification. Some films contain strong language and themes that may be upsetting to people of a sensitive nature. Not suitable for audiences under 18 years of age.