Welcome to Sofa Shorts Day! Pull up a sofa and settle down to watch the island’s best new fictional short films.
FILMS WILL BE AVAILABLE ON SATURDAY 4th APRIL FROM 10AM to MIDNIGHT.
You can view all 14 ‘in competition’ shorts and 7 ‘official selection’ shorts at your leisure.
Share your thoughts about the films on twitter, facebook and instagram, connect with the filmmakers and share in a collective experience using the hashtag #bffsofashorts.
The winner of the ‘in competition’ programme will be announced by our judging panel on Sunday 5th April at midday.
A cleverly abstract rendition of the modern world evoking a science fiction aesthetic. Familiar settings become vast and infinite in this imaginative work.
Director: Kevin McGloughlin
11. CIÚNAS (SILENCE)
A family negotiate difficult aspects of mental health in this touching Irish language drama.
Director: Tristan Heanue
When three sisters are over-looked in favour of their brother, tensions reach boiling point in this stylish rural comedy.
Director: Niamh McKeown
13. A WHITE HORSE
Historical homophobic mistreatment of queer people is handled with care in this drama. A young woman’s struggle illustrates abuse by the state, family and religion.
Director: Shaun O’Connor
NOTE: Please be aware the films in this programme are not certified and have been given a recommended age guidance of 18+.