Short Films Programme 5

  • Dance Limerick John's Square Limerick, County Limerick Ireland

Irish Focus 2: Irish Artists Embracing Irish Themes
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This year, Light Moves pays particular attention to screendance activities in Ireland.  2016 is an important year in Irish commemoration.  Many of the films in this programme engage with our history, culture and identity, and also address important contemporary issues. 

This screening will be followed by a Q&A with directors and choreographers Adrienne Browne, Vivienne Dick, Oonagh Kearney, Laura Murphy and John Scott, chaired by dance film programmer Gitta Wigro.

The Wake 2015 | Ireland | 19'28" Director: Oonagh Kearney Choreographer: Cindy Cummings, in collaboration with the Director and Cast. Seven women inside a house.  The end is near, but new beginnings await.

The Wake
2015 | Ireland | 19'28"
Director: Oonagh Kearney
Choreographer: Cindy Cummings, in collaboration with the Director and Cast.
Seven women inside a house.  The end is near, but new beginnings await.


Proclamation 2016 | Ireland | 5'55" Director: Jason Akira Somma Choreographer: John Scott Patrick Pearse's Proclamation fragmented in a dreamscape of water, reflecting the migrant crisis.

Proclamation
2016 | Ireland | 5'55"
Director: Jason Akira Somma
Choreographer: John Scott
Patrick Pearse's Proclamation fragmented in a dreamscape of water, reflecting the migrant crisis.


I See His Blood 2015 | Ireland | 14'52" Directors: Adrienne Browne, Eoghan O'Reilly Choreographer: Eoghan O'Reilly A meditation on the Irish nationalist rebellion of 1916 and the conflict between love and sacrifice.

I See His Blood
2015 | Ireland | 14'52"
Directors: Adrienne Browne, Eoghan O'Reilly
Choreographer: Eoghan O'Reilly
A meditation on the Irish nationalist rebellion of 1916 and the conflict between love and sacrifice.