On Thursday July 30th the Underground Cinema Short Film screenings return to Royal Marine Hotel in Dun Laoghaire, with a host of Irish and international shorts.
Every month Underground Cinema screens an incredible selection of Irish and international short film in Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, offering lesser known Irish and international filmmakers a chance to see their work come to life on the silver screen.
Sean, a teenage boy, whose life is turned upside down by the death of his beloved father, has a bitter row with his mother and storms out of the house. Brokenhearted, he visits the picturesque cemetery his father used to take him to as a boy. Once there, he meets an enigmatic girl named Arabella.
Ivan Cutler is a man on a mission - he spreads the good word throughout the town lands of Ireland in the 1950s. But he hides a sinister secret - he has a penchant for murdering those who are kind enough to invite him into their homes. However, when he calls to the rural farmhouse of Ma and Da Taggart, he meets two people who prove more than a match for him.
When Daniel and Anto, two social parasites, are drinking in the morning hours of a timid public park, they happen to see an elderly lady, Florence, take a seat on a distant bench. However, as the young wolf attempts to charm her into lowering her guard, he soon realises that he has bitten off more than he can chew with our cunning heroine.
Benjy, a homeless man, desperately searches the streets of Dublin for his beloved dog Diana after she mysteriously disappears. A sad, funny story of loss, with a pitch black sense of humor, about a man who has nothing and loses it all.
Dog Tag is a story about an Irish soldier who has come back from war as a different man. His life is falling to pieces around him and the only support he has is bottle of rum. Little does he know the real war has just begun...
Dealer tells the story of teenager Eric Clarke, and his commitments to the Dublin drug dealing hierarchies, however when the gang is ratted out, their superstitions of one another, leads to Eric`s ultimate downfall.