The EUNIC Ireland cluster (European Union National Institutes for Culture) is pleased to invite you to the screening of seven short films presented by the Alliance Française, the Austrian Embassy, the British Council, the Goethe-Institut, the Embassy of Greece, the Instituto Cervantes/AECID Spanish Agency for International Cooperation and Development, the Istituto Italiano di Cultura and the Embassy of Romania/Romanian Cultural Institute. A Polish (Cork Film Festival) and an Irish/UK (Irish Film Institute) short film will also be presented.
Admission is FREE but please book your seat in advance. Come along and vote for your favourite film!
Irish Film Institute, 6 Eustace Street, Dublin 2
Cork Film Festival, The Gate Cinema, North Main Street, Cork
Alliance Française presents
Zéro by Toni T. Datis
Live Action – France – 2015 – 10 min.
In a small suburban park, a young boy is about to unveil his incredible secret to his classmate.
Istituto Italiano di Cultura presents
Two Left Feet by Isabella Salvetti
Live Action – Italy – 2015 – 6 min.
In a neighborhood of Rome, Mirko is playing soccer with his friends. He meets Luana, sitting nearby. The two twelve-year-olds hit it off but an awful surprise leaves Mirko breathless. Luana instead smiles happily for the first time in her life.
Instituto Cervantes and AECID Spanish Agency for International Cooperation and Development present
The Runner by José Luis Montesinos
Live Action – Spain – 2015 – 12 min.
Five years after having to close the company he founded with the loss of 300 jobs, the former boss encounters one of those he was forced to make redundant while out for a jog. This is a story about how the recent economic crisis affected ordinary people, told through the humorous dialogue which ensues between the two.
Embassy of Romania and the Romanian Cultural Institute present
The Wedding Ring by Gabriel Achim
Live Action – Romania – 2015 – 9 min.
A husband drops his wedding ring under a vegetable cooler in a supermarket. The misadventure will be memorable. Especially for his wife.
Job Interview by Julia Walter
Live Action – Germany – 2013 – 9’24 min.
Lisa’s excitement over her potential new job quickly dissipates when interviewer Marie begins asking her a series of increasingly bizarre and pointed questions.
British Council presents
Star Cross’d by Rick Stanton and Hector, written by Laura Dockrill
Live Action – United Kingdom – 2016 – 4’34 min.
Poet and illustrator Laura Dockrill’s contemporary take on Romeo and Juliet is set on a windswept English beach, where ‘two houses, both alike in common crime’ wage an ice-cream war.
Austrian Embassy presents
AD-VENTURE by Christopher Lindner, Patrick Wagesreiter, Michaela Wiesinger
Hybrid Short Film – Austria – 2014 – 4’23 min.
The protagonist routinely tidies up his desk and leaves the office building. The supposedly peaceful way home is becoming to get an odyssey through a dangerous advertising jungle.