24 Irish and International short films have been selected to screen at the 2017 OFFline Film Festival next month.
This year’s festival runs from Wednesday October 11th- Sunday October 15th across Birr Co. Offaly and the surrounding region.
Nine Irish shorts, including Oscar Winner Ben Cleary’s new offering, have been chosen while 15 International shorts from the UK, USA, France, Italy, Germany, Greece, The Netherlands, Finland, Mexico and China have made the cut.
The films will be screened (free of charge) on Saturday 14 October at Birr Theatre & Arts Centre.
The full programme for this year’s OFFline Film Festival will be officially launched this Friday 22 September as part of Culture Night at Spinners on Castle Street in Birr at 7.30pm.
For more information, check out www.offlinefilmfestival.com
Full list of selected shorts for OFFLine 2017:
MARKY’S BAD WEEK / Daniel Holmwood
GRETA / Robert Maguire
WAVE / Ben Cleary
PEEL / Annika Cassidy
IMPOSSIBLE FLIGHT OF THE STONE / Bob Gallagher
JANUARY HYMN / Katherine Canty
My Father, My Blood / John Robert Brown
THE LADIES / Jake McKone
THROWLINE / Mia Mullarkey
RHAPSODY IN BLUEBERRY / Gaelle Denis / France
ABOUT THE BIRDS AND THE BEES / J.J. Vanhanen / Finland
DANCE OF THE NEURONS / Jody Oberfelder / USA
THE BOY BY THE SEA / Vasily Chuprina / The Netherlands
WHACK / Syni Pappa / Greece
MUM, I’M BACK / Dimitris Katsimiris / Greece
ROAKE / Joan Cobos / UK
THE LEGEND OF BOB LEONARD / Will Kenning / UK
A GREEK IN BERLIN / David Desideri / Germany
NOTURNO / Eduardo Mattos / Germany
CONTACT / Katy Wang / UK
IT’S RAINING / Ciro D’Emilio / Italy
THE VIDEO SHOP / Kyran Davies / UK
THE GOOD MOTHER / Sarah Clift / UK / Mexico
REVELATION: CITY OF HAZE / Lu Sun / China