Bronagh isolates herself in a foreign place to be alone with grief, but caught between imagination and reality she soon invents some contrary coping mechanisms.

Director Bio

Jessica is an Irish Actor and Filmmaker. She is based between London and Ireland and her most recent role was in BBC Dublin Murders as Cassie's Mum. BRONAGH is Jessica's debut short film which she wrote, directed, and features in as the title character, Bronagh. Jessica also writes and produces her own theatre work, most notably 'Two Of Clubs' which played at Theatre Upstairs, Dublin, December 2017 for two weeks and went on to play at the prestigious Listowel Writers Week in Kerry, and at Cork Arts Theatre. She is currently working on her one woman show 'Waiting For Wifi' which debuted at The Triskel Arts Centre, Ireland with the support of 'Corcadorca'. Jessica is also currently writing her first pilot series for screen 'Maybe It's Me'.


  • Directed by:Jessica Courtney Leen & Megan Haly
  • Written by:Jessica Courtney Leen
  • Produced by:Bold Lip Productions
  • Runtime:13 mins
  • Completion Date:May 22, 2020
  • Country of Origin:Ireland
  • Country of Filming:United Kingdom
  • Category:Irish Live-Action
  • Selection:Programme 19
  • Screening Time / Venue:Sat AUG 15
    10AM - 10PM ONLINE
  • Links: Instagram

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Call of the Forest Screening

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  • 07 December, 2020

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  • 01 October, 2020

Submissions for the Still Voices Short Film Festival 2021 are now open!

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2020 Award Winners Announced!

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  • 16 August, 2020

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