Foyle Film Festival Light In Motion Competition: Irish Short Film Programme 1

Saturday 28 Nov 2020 - 11:00am to Sunday 29 Nov 2020 - 12:00pm

Programme 1 duration: 1 hour

Please note all films in competition have yet to receive certification. Some films may contain strong language, content and scenes that may be upsetting. For viewers under the age of 18, parental discretion is advised, as programmes may not be suitable.

Where Still Waters Lie

A young couple find themselves drifting apart as the burdens of parenthood weigh on them in different respects.   Within the emotional distance they create, they leave gaps for more than just silence, turning a healing weekend away into a horror of mistrust and fear.

Ireland. 2020. Director: Adam O’Keeffe. Duration: 19 minutes.


The Yellow Dress

To help her mother regain her joie de vivre after  having breast cancer Aisling, 14, sets her up on what she believes will be the 'perfect date'

Ireland. 2020. Director: Deborah Grimes. Duration: 15 minutes.



A man living in an idyllic simulated world is forced to return to a life he sought desperately to escape.

Ireland. 2019. Director: Sophia Tamburrini. Dur. 11 minutes.


The Bridge

After the sudden death of his parents a young man must choose between returning to his home village in the west of Ireland to care for his estranged brother, and a bright future in Canada.

Ireland.2019. Director: Mark Smyth. Duration: 15 minutes.