The 11th Jameson Dublin International Film Festival (14-24 February 2013)

JDIFF Shorts

Thurs, 21st February
Light House


From documentaries to animation, JDIFF presents another hand-picked selection of the best new Irish shorts.


Just Saying

Director: Dave Tynman

Running Time: 5 minutes

Just Saying is about loving Dublin even when you don’t always like it.


Patsy Dick

Director: Clodagh Downing

Running Time: 12 minutes

Patsy Dick is the story of a West Cork boatman who meets and helps an American couple, Tom and Sarah. Together, they find that something totally unexpected is exactly what they need.


Hannah Cohen’s Holy Communion

Director: Shimmy Marcus

Running Time: 13 minutes

Hannah Cohen, a spirited 7 year old growing up in 70s Dublin can’t wait to make her Holy Communion. The only problem is – she’s the wrong religion! A heart-warming tale about the universal desire to belong.



Director: Philip Kelly

Running Time: 13 minutes


Eoin (Conor Drum) works the night shift in a quiet petrol station. His main source of distraction night after night is regular customer Ger (Stephen Jones) who believes he has a system for picking winning scratch cards. Things take an unexpected turn with the arrival of a masked armed robber.


Do You Want a Flake with That?

Director: Julia Wakeham

Running Time: 5 minutes

Most people’s idea of having an ice cream is on a warm summer’s day by the seaside.

Do You want a Flake With That? shows the other side of this ideal. Every evening, hail, rain, or shine, Mr Cheeko works his run around Dublin’s inner city flat complexes. This is his story.


The Question

Director: Finn van Gelderen

Running Time: 5 minutes

An agitated Zen student asks his master a question with unexpected results.  Dealing with questions of “the void” and being mindful of himself the student discovers not is all as simple as he wants it to be.


Pitch Black Heist

Director: John Maclean

Running Time: 14 minutes

Two thieves plan a daring raid on a bank vault in total darkness in this sharp and deadpan black comedy starring Michael Fassbender and Liam Cunningham.


Book tickets here or drop into Filmbase.



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