BVIFF 2022 National Programme Part I

  • 13th Aug
  • 11:15
  • €5
  • Droichead Arts Centre

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Saturday 13th 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.

THE LUCKY MAN – Time: 15’ | 2020

Director: Laoisa Sexton | Writer: Laoisa Sexton | Producer: Ten Thousand Hours Films

In a dead end rural pub in the middle of nowhere, a lonely, simple-minded barman's fleeting encounter with a difficult customer highlights his need for intimacy. 

SOMEDAY SADIE – Time: 12’ 56” | 2021

Director: Imogen Murphy | Writer: Kate Gilmore | Producer: Fiona Kinsella

In 1960's Dublin, a young working class singer falls pregnant at an inopportune time changing the course of her life.

THE STREET WHERE YOU LIVE – Time: 11’ 25” | 2021

Director: Myles O’Reilly | Writer: Myles O’Reilly | Producer: Myles O’Reilly

Eddie and Elsie are in their 80’s. Their love for each other, and their love for the world at large and everyone in it, is a triumph for humanity. This tender documentary give us a glimpse into a way of life that is almost gone, and leaves us with a message worth taking with us.

MATCH – Time: 11’ 58” | 2019

Director: Laura O’Shea & Tony Doyle | Writer: Laura O’Shea & Tony Doyle | Producer: Rob Earley & Mark Lawrence

Two strangers ‘match’ online and meet for a casual ride - of a Monday, no less. What they both expected is quickly turned on its head, as they both face their separate issues together over the course of one night.

DON'T GO WHERE I CAN'T FIND YOU – Time: 19’ 59” | 2021  

Director: Rioghnach Ní Ghrioghair | Writer: Rioghnach Ní Ghrioghair | Producer: Claire McCabe

A composer is haunted by the memory of her deceased lover.

THE FERRY – Time: 25’ | 2019

Director: Niall McKay | Writer: Nial McKay | Producer: Roisin Kearney

Soon after her adoptive mother's death, Aoife searches for her birth mother and unveils a past that entangles two other women in town.

National Programme Part I will finish with a Filmmaker Q&A hosted by LMFM's Sinead Brassil dur 30m

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