The Dingle International Film Festival today has announced the short film listing for their 2018 festival. Dingle’s 12th annual celebration will showcase 60 national and international films from 22 – 25 March.

This coming March, the festival will host a wonderful selection from local, emerging talent. The programme “Kerry in Film” will exhibit premiere screenings of Fiona Ní Ghrifín’s An tAthair Ó FiannachtaThe Rogue by Arjen Sinninghe Damsté, Word of Mouth from Ben Kavanagh and Coyote by Dani Wall.

Newly funded shorts from The Irish Film Board/ Bord Scannán na hÉireann will be screened in St. James’s Church, home to our shorts filmmakers during the festival. As part of this exciting line up, Take Me Swimming, written by Ailbhe Keoghan and shot by Michael Kelly, includes a Dingle cast.

Overall, an exceptional programme of quality short film from here in Ireland and around the world will be exhibited in St. James’s Church. We are extremely proud to programme such an ecclectic selection of films from our open submissions and with the participation of The Irish Film Board.
Maurice Galway, Founder/Director, Dingle International Film Festival

Short Film Selections

A Break in the Clouds – Tristan Heanue, Ireland
Acts of Kindness – James Sharpe, UK
A Different Kind of Day – Maria Doyle Kennedy, Ireland
An tAthair Ó Fiannachta – Fiona Ní Ghrifín, Ireland
Bakery – Hashim Didari, Afghanistan
Before You Were Born – Samie Romman, UK
Blessed Days – Valentina Casadei, France
Bordalo II: A Life Of Waste – Trevor Whelan, Ireland
Chancer – Patrick Maxwell, UK
Coyote – Dani Wall, Ireland
Earthly Bonds – Alan Dunne, Ireland
Forgive Me – Besim Ugzmajli, Republic Of Kosovo
For When I Die – Paul Power, Ireland
Growing Alice – Danilo Zambrano, Ireland
Gustav – Ken Williams and Denis Fitzpatrick, Ireland
How Not to Buy A Couch – Anna Borden, USA
I am Gabriel – Gabriel Galway, Ireland
Jon – Gemma Addy and Dave Slade, UK
Leap of Faith – Mark Smyth, Ireland
Little Shit – Richard Gorodecky, UK
Mama – Nicholas Brennan, USA
Marky’s Bad Week – Daniel Holmwood, Ireland
Men of Straw – Matt Sullivan, Ireland
Moonlight Sonata – Jay Jones, UK
Muintir an Chlair/The Fairies – Tess O’Shea, UK
Native – Linda Breathnach, Ireland
Neon – Rioghnach Ni Ghrioghair, Ireland
No Ghosts – Ragnar Snorrason, Iceland
Pearls – Shelley Thompson, Canada
Perplexed Music – Mark McGann,UK
Picking Up the Pieces – Flann Manning, Ireland
POLA – Edyta Rembała, Poland
Rising – David Condon, Ireland
Sisters in Arms – Jessica O’Sullivan, UK
Sister India – Myles O’Reilly, Ireland
Sound of Silence – The Rain Company, Ireland
SPENT – Claire Byrne, Ireland
The Fashion Show – Lucy Lumsden-Cook, UK
The Foreshore – Jonathan Beamish, UK
The Hidden People – Ronan Corrigan, Ireland
The Observer Effect – Garret Walsh, Ireland
The Rogue – Arjen Sinninghe Damsté, Ireland
The Wake – Rik Gordan, Ireland
The Widow’s Last – Vanessa Perdriau, UK
The Vest – Lesley Manning,UK
This Is Me – Alexander Milo Bischof, UK
Throwline – Mia Mullarkey, Ireland
Tit for Tatt – Mairéad Ní Thréinir, Ireland
Touchpaper – Patrick Hopkins, UK
TRiGGA – Meloni Poole, UK
We Have Each Other – Naomi Sheridan, Ireland
Word of Mouth – Ben Kavanagh, Ireland

The festival’s full programme will soon be announced on the festival website.

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