Two young women making videos for their Youtube channel, stuck in beauty-industry and productplacement. A tyranny of clicks, likes and follower, a gamble with truths and authenticities.
Change In The Weather
Michael, a young man living in rural Ireland, struggles to adjust to a sudden change in his furtive lifestyle.
Chika, The Dog In The Ghetto
Chika the dog and the five-year old Mikasch are the heroes of this story which is set in a Jewish ghetto in an unnamed Polish city. The little dog helps Mikasch to develop as a child despite the persecution of the Jews and the threats of the 2nd World War.
Close Your Eyes .. Well
Hamoody plays the violin, he lives in a garbage dumpster with a dream that someday he will play in concert, so his little sister teams up with the kids of the dumpster to make his dream come true.
Thrown together by circumstance, cousins Leon and Jason are left alone to navigate the world the only way they know how. Through a series of life altering events, they are confronted with the harsh reality that comes with life beyond childhood.
The time is out of joint. The ghost appears again in the dark of the night.
Following the death of their friend, two teenage boys must open up to one another in grief or risk suffering the same fate.
Laura struggles at first to come to terms with this life changing affliction, her only distraction is her 'Day Off' where once each week she finds time to see friends and socialize.
Digs for Pennies
In early 1900s Ireland, an alcoholic bareknuckle boxer and his manager travel the countryside from fight to fight, scraping a living from bets and the small purses on offer. The boxer is trying to save money to emigrate but he’s starting to suspect his manager, and best friend, is ripping him off.
The movie observes Kobanê war’s influences on people and nature, and also Kobanian guerilla women’s rebellion against the approach which ignores woman’s historical values in dominant social descriptions for years.
An Indian Village. A basketball Revoulution. Dribbling Dreams is a short documentary about a rural basketball movement brewing in India and how sports is being used by a spirited individual to empower children coming from difficult backgrounds.
A woman, in a car, in the woods, at night. She’s driven by something. She’s scared. She hits something with her car. She flees, not knowing from what. She’s driven by fear.
Drop The Hand
Comedy drama short film set among the Irish community and building sites of 1980s Reading, Berkshire.
“ Pick up a camera. Shoot something. No matter how small, no matter how cheesy, no matter whether your friends and your sister star in it. Put your name on it as director. Now you’re a director. Everything after that you’re just negotiating your budget and your fee. ”- James Cameron
“ If there’s specific resistance to women making movies, I just choose to ignore that as an obstacle for two reasons: I can’t change my gender, and I refuse to stop making movies ”- Kathryn Bigelow
“ To be a film-maker, you have to lead. You have to be psychotic in your desire to do something. People always like the easy route. You have to push very hard to get something unusual, something different. ”- Danny Boyle
“ Don’t give up. You’re going to get kicked in the teeth. A lot. Learn to take a hit, then pick yourself up off the floor. Resilience is the true key to success. ”- Melissa Rosenberg