20 - 21 Nov. 2012

The Model’s Shorts Showcase: Free screenings

Tue Nov 20, 6pm
Wed Nov 21, 6pm


Free Screenings: The Model presents a diverse selection of short films, which showcases exciting, emerging, new Irish talent. Showcasing the sheer diversity and creativity within Irish filmmaking, it includes work from independent filmmakers, students from IADT, University of Ulster and Queens University and a selection of screenings from this year’s Galway Film Fleadh. This project is funded by The International Fund for Ireland.
With a special off-site screening of Walt, directed by Randal Plunkett; with screening location at Sligeach Films, Old Thorn Yard, Wine St., Sligo, Wed Nov 21 at 4.30pm.

Tue Nov 20, 6pm

SOLITUDE SEÁN BREATHNACH Ireland | 2011 | 19 mins: 

 Inspired by true events, ‘Solitude’ is the story of an ageing man’s attempts to come to terms with his past, at the expense of his present.

THE HOOD & THE COLLAR
PADDY HAYES
Ireland | 2012 | 19 mins: Winner of the best short documentary at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh. Set in Belfast, 1971, this is the extraordinary story of IRA man Francie McGuigan’s journey from hooded man to wanted man.

GOING BACK
JOHN GRIBBIN
Ireland| 2011|15 min: Peadar Doran is a musician who has lived in the U.S. for years and is on a return trip to Belfast. This is a film about home, about family, about memory and the search for identity.

THE SHORE
TERRY GEORGE
Ireland| 2011| 30 mins: Winner of Best Live Action Short for the 2012 Academy Awards. An uplifting, hilarious and moving story about two childhood friends – Joe (Ciaran Hinds) and Paddy (Conleth Hill – who reunite after 25 years of a misunderstanding.

Approx running time: 1 hour 23 minutes

Wed Nov 21, 6pm

CALLING
SHANE TWOMEY
Ireland | 2012 |10 mins: Sitting alone in a coffee shop, Louise decides to call her boyfriend, who has failed to show for their date. Every call has a tale to tell

CONNECTION
MARK MCAULEY
Ireland | 2012 | 2 mins: Connection deals with how homeless people have been pushed to the edges of society.

COURT ASTRONOMER
ALEX FEGAN
Ireland | 2012 |12 mins: This is a story of a Bishop’s cunning plot to murder a lowly, quiet astronomer who might just be smarter than him.

PAIN RELIEF
DANIEL HARPER
Ireland| 2012| 6 mins: A man is trapped in a strange world where a pain in his head is driving him insane.

HISS
BRIAN FOLAN
Ireland | 2011 |7 mins: A short film about love, graffiti and making friends.

THE TRAILER
NIALL FLYNN, SLIGEACH FILMS
Ireland | 2012 |2 mins: ‘The lads shoot a trailer to raise some funding!’

LAST NIGHT IN NY
KEVIN GLYNN
Ireland | 2011| 8 mins: Mike is leaving NYC, he asks Constance to leave with him.

SPARE CHANGE
JORDAN BALLATINE
Ireland | 2011 |4 mins: A homeless man is in desperate need of change, but what are his intentions? 


SYLVIA
SEAMUS MORAN
Ireland | 2012 |11 mins | Irish language with English subtitles: Love, jealousy and motorcycle maintenance in the wilds of Conemara. Sylvia is a love triangle with a twist. Produced by Marie Caffrey

NINETY SECONDS
GERARD LOUGH
Ireland|2012|30 mins: 
 In the near future, a surveillance expert takes on an assignment that may prove to be his downfall.

PROSPEROUS
RAY BURKE & JAMES DENNISON
Ireland| 2012| 13 mins: An old man fights to save his home from eviction; ‘Prosperous’ looks at a very real problem in modern-day Ireland.

Approx. running time: 1 hour 45 minutes

Selection of short films screened on November 21, curated by Niall Flynn, Sligeach Films.
On Nov. 21, at 4.30pm there will a screening of the short film Walt directed by Randal Plunkett. This screening will take place in Sligeach Films, Old Thorn Yard, Wine St. Sligo. To contact Sligeach Films, email info@sligeachfilms.ie

Wed Nov. 21 at 4.30pm

WALT
RANDAL PLUNKETT
Ireland| 2011| 25 mins: James suffers from neglect at home, until he meets Walt. Walt encourages him to learn how to fish, but he is not all that he seems. Screening location: Sligeach Films, Old Thorn Yard, Wine St. Sligo.

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