This month’s Shortspace features an LGBT selection of films at Filmbase, so be sure to come along for a great evening of Irish short films and some lively chat with the filmmakers in a relaxed environment.

March’s ShortSpace will take place at 7pm on Thursday, 6th March.

Hold on Tight – 12 mins

Holding hands or kissing in public isn’t for everyone. When it comes to same sex relationships, showing your love outside of the home is sometimes a complicated personal choice. This short documentary moves between the public and private spaces in which lesbian and gay couples live, and explores small gestures of human connectedness.
Director Anna Rodgers & producer Zlata Filipovic attending.

Chicken – 3 mins

Chicken is a micro-drama about two boys hanging out on a beach at dusk. A game of dare tests the limits of their trust and redefines the boundaries of their relationship.
Director Barry Dignam will attend.

Sometimes People – 12 mins

Set in a victorian dressmakers, the film tells the story of Margaret Harkin, a lower class seamstress, and her encounter with Emily Blake, an elegant debutante from an aristocratic household. Sometimes People is the story of two women who meet, form an attraction, and then explode upon touching.
Director Bob Gallagher will attend.

Trans* – 1 Min

Gender Identity should not define a whole person, their life or their safety. Love is always stronger than Hate.
Nicola Doran speaker from SAIL Social Impact Films will attend.

Novena – 18 mins

Directed by award winning filmmaker Anna Rodgers who has made numerous LGBT films which have been distributed internationally, Novena captures an unusual event in Catholic Ireland. This short film documents this event, capturing their powerful speech and one priest’s aspirations of a more inclusive church.
This will be the very first screening in Dublin
Director Anna Rodgers will attend.

When: Thursday 6th March

Time: 7.00PM

Where: Filmbase

Places are limited so please book in advance. Tickets are €5 members or €7 non-members. You can book your tickets by calling reception on 01 679 671601 679 6716 or emailing info@filmbase.ie.

***You may pay on the day but you MUST register your place!***

When emailing please remember to put “ShortSpace March” in the subject line.