A woman’s eyes are opened to her coercive, controlling partner when an old friend is allowed to come to dinner.

Director Bio

Caroline Grace-Cassidy & Roisin Kearney

Caroline and Roisin have worked together for almost 20 years, across Theatre, Film and TV. RUN is the first short they have written and directed together.

Caroline has written 7 short films and directed 5. Four have premiered at the Galway Film Fleadh and all have played the festival circuit - travelling from Kerry to LA, Rome to Toronto and Kyiv to NYC. Her short film, Love At First Light, has played in over 50 festivals including the renowned Glastonbury Festival. It picked up various awards including Best Short Film at the Dublin Underground Film Festival, the Norfolk Film Festival and in November 2016, won the renowned Cineurpoa audience award for Best Short. I Am Jesus won the Film Slam at the Galway Film Fleadh and Even Droids Have Friends was nominated for Best Comedy at the Dublin Underground Film Awards. Caroline is also a best selling author and has written seven novels to date.

Roisin’s writing career started when asked to rewrite female characters for pilots produced by RTE in the mid 90’s. After a successful 10 years working in theatre, she began working in script development and reported on new talent for producers and production companies including Emmy Nominated BeActive Media. She returned to Film in 2014 with her short film The Love Agency and since has worked on a number of short films as producer, writer and director including The Family Way, No Dogs, Algorithms, Prodigy, We Have Each Other and The Ferry. Her awards include, Best short screenplay Waterford Film Festival, Best comedy writing at the Top Indi Film Awards, Best Film at Toronto FFF, Audience Award at the Chicago Irish Film Festival and Best Comedy at the Dublin Independent Film Festival.


  • Directed by:Caroline Grace-Cassidy & Roisin Kearney
  • Written by:Caroline Grace-Cassidy & Roisin Kearney
  • Produced by:Kevin Cassidy
  • Runtime:9 mins
  • Completion Date:June 1, 2019
  • Country of Origin:Ireland
  • Country of Filming:Ireland
  • Category:Irish Live-Action
  • Selection:Programme 13
  • Screening Time / Venue:Sat AUG 15
    10AM - 10PM ONLINE
  • Links: Website

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