BVIFF 2022 | Made in the Boyne Valley

  • 12th Aug
  • 19:15
  • €5
  • Droichead Arts Centre
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Friday 12th August
Set against the beautiful backdrop of the Boyne Valley, Droichead Arts Centre and film maker Frank W. Kelly are delighted to announce the inaugural Boyne Valley International Film Festival. Curated by acclaimed filmmaker and Boyne Valley native Frank W. Kelly and Collette Farrell, Droichead Arts Centre Director, this two day event will feature the best short films from around the country, and the world, with a special focus on films made in the region.


FRANKIE – Time: 12’ | 2007| Drogheda/Dundalk

Director: Darren Thornton | Writer: Darren Thornton | Producer: Collette Farrell

Frankie is fifteen and preparing for fatherhood. He's determined he's going to be the best dad ever, but as his day goes on, he starts to realise how impossible this will be for him.

LOCKED IN – Time: 12’ | 2021 | Drogheda

Director: Leah Rossiter | Writer: Leah Rossiter | Producer: Leah Rossiter

Shot from Sarah’s point of view, 'Locked In' follows Sarah as she goes about her daily life during lockdown in Ireland and tries to find a balance between her needs and the expectations of those around her, whilst struggling with a secret in her all-consuming relationship. 

COLDER – Time: 14’ | 2005 | Drogheda

Director: JJ Harrington | Writer: JJ Harrington | Producer: Catherine O’Flaherty

A blizzard descends on an unsuspecting couple leading an isolated existence in the wilderness. Cut off from the outside world, they are forced to confront their deepest fears and suspicions.

BOYNE – Time: 12’ 35” | Mornington

Director: Martin O’Donoghue | Producer: Darren Behan and Martin O’Donoghue

A documentary about the end of an era, and the story of the late Leo Boyle (who passed in 2020) a man who was the last of this kind, a storyteller, a historian, a fisherman and a guardian of the Boyne River.

FOCUS ON TWO EMERGING FILM MAKERS

FURTHEST CORNER – Time: 11’ 27” | 2020 | Drogheda/Mornington

Director: Ewan McNulty | Writer: Ewan McNulty | Producer: Ewan McNulty

A young man struggling with addiction and responsibilities.

HIGH SOCIETY – Time: 12' 50" | Year 2021 | Location: Multiple Louth

Director: Niamh Magee | Writer: Niamh Magee | Producer: Liam Delahunt

After Leah overdoses, her star-crossed buzzer, Ruby, must now deal with the aftermath choosing revenge to handle her grief.

DEAD DOG – Time: 14’ 14” | 2022 | Drogheda.** WORLD PREMIERE**

Director: Colm Sexton | Writer: Joe Rooney | Producer: Joe Rooney and Colm Sexton

An out of work comedian sees his luck change after making a social media post about his dying pet.

LILY'S THEME – Time: 8’ 01” | 2021 | Salterstown ** WORLD PREMIERE**

Director: Frank W. Kelly | Writer: Bill Murphy | Producer: Bill Murphy and Frank W. Kelly

A grieving Father finds a tiny object with great significance.


Funded by the Arts Council, Meath County Council Arts Office, Louth County Council and in partnership with Love Drogheda BIDS.