ADIFF Shorts 2 is on Sunday 25th February at 1:30pm in the Light House Cinema.
Bordallo II: A Life of Waste
Director: Trevor Whelan, Rua Meegan | Ireland, Portugal | 10mins | Discovery Award Nominee: Trevor Whelan and Rua Meegan (Directing)
Bordalo II is an intimate portrait of Portuguese street artist Artur Bordalo, as he aims to highlight the extent of our wastefulness through his ‘Trash Animals’ sculptures.
Director/Writer: Louise Bagnall | Ireland | 9mins | Discovery Award Nominee:Louise Bagnall (Director)
An elderly woman drifts back through her memories. She exists between two states: the past and the present.
Director/Writer: Kaveh Mazaheri | Iran | 20mins
In the corner of the home, Maryam’s husband does weight lifting. Suddenly, the weight falls on his throat and puts him between life and death.
Director/Writer: Christos Massalas | Greece | 14mins
Paulina is the girl at the heart of Copa-Loca, an abandoned Greek summer resort. Everyone cares for her and she cares about everyone – in every possible way.
Director: Sam Johnson | UK | 22mins
15-year-old Kyle believes he can save his dying older brother with a plant he’s found in the garden centre he works at – problem is, there’s a shadowy government agency out to destroy it first.
Simon, You Ass
Director/Writer: Claire Barrault | France | 14mins
Alain visits his grandson who attempted suicide for the first time. However, the talk he had planned doesn’t unfold as expected.
Director/Writer: Steve Kenny | Ireland | 12mins
A Back To The Future obsessed traveller boy strives to finish building his own DeLorean replica before his family are evicted from their halting site.