Ireland

IE 01 Incredibly Irish - Small and Big Catastrophies

Of consumer mechanisms, wrecking-yard dancers, excessive perfectionism and suffering teddy bears - these films reveal human limitations in lively and ironic ways.

Screening

16.11.2010, 14:00 h, Babylon - Kino 1
19.11.2010, 18:30 h, Babylon - Kino 2

Teeth

Teeth

Director(s): John Kennedy, Ruairi O’Brien

Ireland, 2006

2:00 min

Genre: Short Fiction

Dialogues: no dialogues

Those who laugh last, have no teeth in the end...

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Tufty

Tufty

Director(s): Brendon Butler, Jason Butler

Ireland, 2009

8:30 min

Genre: Animation, Short Fiction

Dialogues: English

Do you really want to know where your teddy bear came from?

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Luka

Luka

Director(s): Adrienne Michel-Long

Ireland, 2004

3:00 min

Genre: Short Fiction

Dialogues: no dialogues

Luka is a nine-year-old boy fascinated by anything that flies . While running an errand he has a mishap of far-reaching consequences.

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Whatever Turns You On

Whatever Turns You On

Director(s): Declan Cassidy

Ireland, 2008

4:00 min

Genre: Short Fiction

Dialogues: English

Subtitles: no

The well ordered running of an electronics store is disrupted when a homeless man arrives to make a purchase. A humorous but poignant story of the need to belong.

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Boris

Boris

Director(s): Stephen Burke

Ireland, 2004

3:30 min

Genre: Short Fiction

Dialogues: English

Shannon Airport, September 1994, the Irish Government waits for Boris Yeltsin to step off the airplane.

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Agricultural Report

Agricultural Report

Director(s): Melina Padua

Ireland, 2004

2:30 min

Genre: Animation

Dialogues: English

The path of ignorance is sometimes the best...

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Of Best Intentions

Of Best Intentions

Director(s): Brian Durnin

Ireland, 2008

12:00 min

Genre: Short Fiction

Dialogues: English

Broken hearts, shattered dreams and the destruction of the Earth's ozone layer. Observing the lives of five well-meaning individuals as fate decides to intervene.

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Pump Action

Pump Action

Director(s): Frank Reid

Ireland, 2007

4:30 min

Genre: Short Fiction

Dialogues: no dialogues

An attractive young man wants a job at the wrecking yard. The boss challenges him to a competition. Who do you think will win?

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Mr Foley

Mr Foley

Director(s): D.A.D.D.Y.

Ireland, 2009

4:30 min

Genre: Short Fiction

Dialogues: English

Holy Moley! Mr. Foley wakes up in hospital to find himself constantly followed by a group of musicians and sound effects artists.

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Somniac

Somniac

Director(s): Rory Bresnihan

Ireland, 2009

2:30 min

Genre: Computeranimation

Dialogues: no dialogues

A man hits rock bottom in his sleep.

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Perfection

Perfection

Director(s): Colm McCarthy

Ireland, 2004

11:30 min

Genre: Short Fiction

Dialogues: English

Physics genius, Mr. Grove fails to prove that the universe is basically ordered and decides to commit suicide. But the powers in the universe have other plans...

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Trolley Boy

Trolley Boy

Director(s): Teemu Auersalo

Ireland, 2009

4:00 min

Genre: Animation

Dialogues: no dialogues

Could there be more to life than herding shopping carts ? Trolley Boy's frustration takes on monstrous proportions

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Spacemen Three

Spacemen Three

Director(s): Hugh O'Conor

Ireland, 2008

12:30 min

Genre: Short Fiction

Dialogues: English

An astro-geologist's unusual method of passing time in space isn't exactly compatible with the peaceful voyage the other two astronauts anticipated...

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Faeries of Blackheath Woods

The Faeries of Blackheath Woods

The Faeries of Blackheath Woods

Director(s): Ciaran Foy

Ireland, 2006

3:30 min

Genre: Short Fiction

Dialogues: English

Ignoring her Mother's warning, young Melissa follows a magical faery into Blackheath Woods…

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Cold Turkey

Cold Turkey

Director(s): Gavin Keane

Ireland, 2009

11:00 min

Genre: Short Fiction

Dialogues: English

About the little tricks used by modern foley artists.

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