Bealtaine on Screen X DIFF
CLUB 18+120 min

Director: Starring: Released:Sat 11 May 2024


Bealtaine on Screen X Dublin International Film Festival

This year the Bealtaine Festival is proud to partner with the Dublin International Film Festival to present a number of short films curated by their Silver Screen Critics for Bealtaine on Screen. The group was invited to make their selection from the official DIFF shorts selection 2024, on the Bealtaine theme of Lust for Life.

The four short films will be followed by a panel discussion with the Silver Screen critics and the filmmakers. We are also delighted to be joined by Irish screen legend Rosaleen Linehan and Arts Council member Teresa Buczkowska. Members of DIFF Silver Screen Critics who curated the Bealtaine shorts are: Maureen Bushe, Ann Kilemade, Pete Bodie, Claire Cotter, Mutale Kampuni, Eileen Murphy, Martina Kearney.

Room Taken
Director: TJ O’Grady-Peyton
New to Ireland and experiencing homelessness, Isaac discreetly takes up residence in an elderly blind woman’s house, and the two form a unique bond, gentle and unseen.

I Promise You Paradise
Director: Morad Mostafa
Following a violent incident, a seventeen-year-old African migrant embarks on a quest against time to save his family.

Two for the Road
Director: Lochlain McKenna
A poignant memory of complicated love, this is the record of a boy’s adventures on the road with his alcoholic and nomadic father, one weekend at a time.

Director: Dan Holmwood
Scrumpy grapples with the impending arrival of his birthday, navigating a whimsical journey of reconciling his disdain for this day of celebration.

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