BVIFF 2022 | National Programme Part II

  • 13th Aug
  • 17:30
  • €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.

AN ENCOUNTER – Time 20’ 39” | 2022

Director: Kelly Campbell | Writer: Mark O’Halloran | Producer: Claire McCabe

Two improbable friends dodge school and wander freely through Dublin until an encounter with a stranger leaves one of them utterly changed.

EARLY DAYS – Time 12’ | 2018

Director: Nessa Wrafter | Writer: Nessa Wrafter | Producer: Clancie Brennan

A short drama about a new mother, Kate. In the days following her return from hospital, she's rocked by finding her world altered beyond recognition.

MEMENTO MORI – Time: 8’ 49” | 2021

Director: Paul O’Flanagn | Writer: Laura O’Flanagan & Paul O’Flanagan | Producer: Louise Ni Chonchuir

In Victorian Dublin, a post-mortem photographer receives his latest subject, a recently deceased young woman. 'Memento Mori' means 'Remember Death', and this night, and this encounter with the dead young woman will be unforgettable.

A WHITE HORSE – Time: 10’ 52” | 2019

Director: Shaun O’Connor | Writer: Paul Cahill | Producer: Sinead Barry

1970s Ireland. A young female patient has escaped a psychiatric hospital and rings home from a telephone box - but her parents are waiting for the call.

HARVEST – Time: 15’ 38”

Director: Tristan Heanue | Writer: Tristan Heanue | Producer: Ronan Cassidy

A farmer struggles with his mortality following a near fatal heart attack.

AN IRISH GOODBYE – Time: 23’ 29” | 2022

Director: Tom Berkeley & Ross White | Writer: Tom Berkeley & Ross White | Producer: Pearce Cullen

In rural Northern Ireland, a pair of estranged brothers reunite following their mother's untimely death.

National Programme Part II will finish with a Filmmaker Q&A dur 30m

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