Action, animation, drama – expect this and more from Short Shorts – a selection of European short films from the home countries of nine members of EUNIC Ireland (European Union National Institutes for Culture). Let Austria, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Spain, Greece, Poland and the UK entertain you with a variety of genres from contemporary, cutting-edge filmmakers.
This year British Council are proud to present My Grandad was a Romantic (2019) by Maryam Mohajer, a film about a child documenting the love life of her Grandad – a man who has a reputation for being a passionate romantic.
Maryam Mohajer is a British-Iranian, BAFTA Winning animator-director who was born in Tehran, Iran just before living through revolution, war and immigration. With a background in painting, she discovered animation after moving to UK in year 2000. She got her MA degree in animation from Royal college of art. Her short films have been screened at many International festivals. She lives and works as an animator, writer, director in London.
Due to the new COVID-19 restrictions in Ireland, some of the Short Shorts screenings were cancelled. We invite you to watch the films online as part The Cork International Film Festival.
Short Shorts from Europe screening will be shown online from 9th November, 12.00 AM until 11th November. Bookings (free but ticketed) are now open from this link.
For full line up of films see the full Short Shorts programme below.
For more information head over to the EUNIC Ireland Facebook page