A programme of short Irish films that showcase the current landscape of non-fiction filmmaking in Ireland north and south.
Dir. Joe McStravick | 11:00 mins
The subject of an illegal ‘cure’ for autism is discussed by the woman trying to stop this abuse of vulnerable people.
Dir. Tom Callahan | 20:10 mins
A profile of east Belfast’s veteran photographer, Frankie Quinn.
Dir. Jasper Banerjee | 13:30 mins
An intimate portrait of Northern Irish weightlifter Kirill Sakharou
An Ornithologist's Daughter
Dir. Erik Nuding | 31 mins
Sligo’s Ox mountains are the backdrop to this depiction of a rural community committed to preserving traditional ways of life, as seen through the eyes of a recent arrival.
Life's a Drag
Dir. Aisling Carroll | 5:23 mins
Belfast’s drag scene, and its socio-political context, is introduced in testimony from performers in this illustrative film.
We Speak Wall
Dir. Edel McCormick | 16:42 mins
Belfast’s murals are continually changing, reflecting the diversification of both the artists and political meanings behind them.
Dir. Jack McCann | 12:20 mins
A look at the world of mixed martial arts from the perspective of one ambitious athlete.
Dirs. Ríonach Ní Néill & Joe Lee | 12:00 mins
Landscapes and portraits combine in this artistic celebration of two figures of local Galway history.
Frank – The Man with the Camera
Dir. Paul Murphy | 10:30 mins
Fascinating archive footage is revealed in this study of one ordinary man and his camera.
Dir. Diana Cheung | 18:58 mins
Young Chinese-Northern Irish people reflect on their experiences working in the creative industries.