65th Cork International Film Festival

EUNIC Shorts Shorts from Europe

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Action, comedy, animation, drama – expect this and more from Short Shorts – a selection of European short films from eight countries that are members of EUNIC Ireland (European Union National Institutes for Culture).


After the screening you will be asked to vote for your favourite film using your phone.


NORMA

Agata Mianowska

Animation | Poland | 2018 | 7 mins

Two young girls try to live up to contemporary notions of beauty. They are both different and, in fact, wonderful in their own special way, and yet neither one of them feels good about herself. Norma and her neighbour use a variety of methods in an attempt to find self-acceptance.


ARTEM SILENDI

Frank Ychou

France | 2017 | 8 mins

Devout nuns gather in a convent, but things are not as they seem. These nuns are human, and they too commit sins... Frank Ychou’s short film won the award for best short film at the Alpe d’Huez International Comedy Film Festival in 2018.


MY BROTHER JUAN

Cristina & María José Martín

Spain | 2019 | 9 mins

A 6 year-old girl tells an adult about her family, in particular about her brother Juan. She describes what he likes, how he feels about her, how they play together... Soon, it will be revealed that things are not what they seem.


SOAP & SKIN - ITALY & (THIS IS) WATER

Ioan Gavriel & Anja F. Plaschg

Austria | 2018 | 5 mins

A single day: from the tender break of dawn to the darkest night. One out of many days to come? Quite possibly the very last. Last caresses in solidarity, last minutes in shelter.


GRANDAD WAS A ROMANTIC

Maryam Mohajer

UK | 2019 | 4 mins

A child documents the love life of her Grandad – a man who has a reputation for being a passionate romantic. She tells the story of how her Grandad decided that her Granny must be the love of his life.


TASKS OF THE DAY

Petya Zlateva

Bulgaria | 2019 | 5 mins

A short visual poem in which the main heroine is looking for escape from solitude in the routine of daily tasks. Instead of getting her life in order, she discovers madness and chaos, which overwhelm her. Based on the poem by Stefan Ivanov.


BREAK US

Rioghnach Ní Ghrioghair

Ireland | 2019 | 9 mins

Mark and Sophie plan to rob a post office but as things go awry, they each discover what they’re really made of...


THE LAST FIVE MINUTES OF THE WORLD

Jürgen Heimüller

Germany | 2019 | 9 mins

What is important when time is up? Five people in the last five minutes before the world ends. Two couples and one loner. The last beer. Quarrels and conciliations. But the impending end brings them together again.


TRIBULATIONS IRLANDAISES

Éclair Journal

France | 1965 | 7 mins

A whirlwind tour of Ireland in the 1960s, this newsreel documents multiple facets of Irish life. From the blessing of the Aer Lingus planes to Irish dancing in country halls, to Gaelic games and the Traveller community, the film shows what French reporters found distinctive about Irish life at the time.


THE LAST ORGANIST

Paddy McConnell

Northern Ireland | 2019 | 6 mins

Truly one of a kind, 93-year-old organist George takes us through his love of music and his move from Belgium to Ireland 67 years ago.


FOOD CONNECTS US

Amerson Fortunato

Ireland | 2020 | 4 mins

Brazilian Chef, Andrios Fortunato, relies on his love of cooking, good humour, and his undauntingly uplifting spirit to connect with a new community in Ireland and feel at home while being abroad.


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  • Runtime
    80 minutes