Still Films have a couple of films screening at this year’s Jameson Dublin International Film Festival, including the World Premiere of Black Ice, as well as a screening of Learning to Fish.
World Premiere Screening – Wed 20 February 2013, 8.50pm, Lighthouse Cinema 1 in Smithfield
A story of youthful misadventure set against the backdrop of a lawless border terrain during the last gasps of the Irish boom – Black Ice charts the story of Alice as she is seduced into the rhythmic rumbling world of local boy racers. Alice is beckoned from her middle-class existence by the growling engine of Jimmy’s slick, black Skyline. Racing, dicing, drifting together on the winding back roads, Alice and Jimmy dream of rally cars and make great plans to escape the cloying town. Alice is swept away, beyond the danger of the boy racer scene, and into the underworld of the borderland, where Jimmy doesn’t believe in playing it straight. He likes the taste of money and he likes to take short-cuts. Despite her brother Tom’s warnings, Jimmy’s criminal behavior only makes Alice want him more, while the greed that has taken hold of the community is about to claim its price in young lives. Two years later an estranged Alice returns home to deal with the aftermath of the high-speed boy racer collision that has taken the life of Tom and his girlfriend. In her search for Jimmy, Alice relives her own complicity in events and the descent into deceit and corruption that led to this personal and community catastrophe.
Black Ice is Directed & Produced by Johnny Gogan. Co-Producer Nicky Gogan & Trevor Curran.
BLACK ICE World Premiere is on Wed 20 February at 8.50pm in Lighthouse 1 cinema in Smithfield.
LEARNING TO FISH
IFB Shorts Programme Wed 20 Fenruary 2013, 18:10 Lighthouse Cinema
Learning To Fish, a short animation directed by Teemu Auersalo and produced by Nicky Gogan will be screening at this year’s Jameson Dublin International Film Festival as part of the Irish Film Board shorts programme.
“Learning To Fish is a simple story on the surface but with a deeper commentary on environmental and social issues, communicated through high quality animation.” jury quote from Galway Film Festival 2012