Docs Ireland: Official Selection Shorts Programme 2

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Docs Ireland: Official Selection Shorts Programme 2.


25 June, 2023


Doors @ 3.15PM. Films Commence @ 3.45PM.



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Run with Her

Lia Campbell


As 16-year-old Emmy begins to come of age, she finds comfort in endurance running and the unique bonds she forms with her team.

Personal Space

Blathnaid Ryan, Moni Obuhoff and Ruairi McNamara

12 mins

Four vignettes which focus on the unexpected connection between physical and personal space, such as doing yoga in a bog.

Brightness of Brightness

Marcella O’Connor

15 mins

The life and exile of Irish poet Aogán Ó Rathaille is recontextualised through his poetry in this consideration of Ireland’s bardic tradition.


Tristan Crowe

16 mins

Tells the story of how the infamous ‘Balls on the Falls’ were constructed on an interface between Nationalist and Unionist areas.

Movers and Shapers

Ciara Kelleher and Alanna MacNamee

10 mins

A defiant collection of surfers attempt to subvert the surprisingly toxic nature of surfboard production by making their own.

Pain in the Hole

Rab McPhee

20 mins

The world of hot sauce and the world of film collide in this docu-comedy, as the director reflects on pain and the notion of suffering for one’s art.

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