Short Irish Documentary Official Selection 2022

Sunday, 3 July 22 - 2:00pm
@The Black Box
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A programme of short Irish films that showcase the current landscape of non-fiction filmmaking in Ireland north and south.

Questionable Treatment
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.

Good Fences?
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.

Bog Portraits
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.

Northern Chirish
Dir. Diana Cheung | 18:58 mins

Young Chinese-Northern Irish people reflect on their experiences working in the creative industries.


Sunday, 3 July 2022 - 2:00pm @ The Black Box
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