Irish Abroad: Five Irish short films have been selected for Tahiti festival
Five Irish short films have been selected for the second edition of the Courts des √Æles festival, which runs from March 9th to 13th from the Islands of the World: Courts des √Æles, in Papeete, Tahiti.
146 films were pre-selected and submitted to the members of the selection committee, with two live-action (among 26 selected) and three animated shorts (among 11) being chosen from Ireland.
The near future. Dream recording has now become a reality, so has dream-splicing; the illegal and dangerous altering of dreams for subconscious playback. In this world, a history lecturer named Paul Wheatley seeks out an enigmatic dreamsplicer known only as Sarah Tonin, forging a bond which may be his salvation or damnation.
Vocals by Lisa Hannigan
Narrated by Chulpan Khamatova
Anya follows twenty years in the life of a Russian orphan. A unique initiative between Irish animation studio Brown Bag Films and Irish charity To Russia With Love the film was made to help assist Russian orphans.