In rural Ireland, teenage sisters grapple with their ties to the family farm when they discover a pest caught in a trap and must decide what to do with it.

Director Bio

Ayla Amano is a director, writer and producer. She studied Screenwriting and Directing at South Seas Film and Television School in Auckland, winning Best Film and Best Screenplay of her graduating year. Over the next several years, Ayla directed, wrote and produced an extensive slate of videos including short documentaries, commercials and branded content. She went on to spend two years in Vancouver, Canada where she co-directed and wrote a feature documentary for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). Ayla now resides in Cork, Ireland, where her debut short film, 4x4, premiered at the Cork International Film Festival in November, 2020.


  • Directed by:Ayla Amano
  • Written by:Ayla Amano
  • Produced by:Aisling Malone
  • Runtime:16 mins
  • Completion Date:August 22, 2020
  • Country of Origin:Ireland
  • Country of Filming:Ireland
  • Language:English
  • Category:Irish Live-Action
  • Selection:Main Competition - Programme 26
  • In Person Screening Time & Venue:Nov 7th Bridgeways Ballymahon 2 - 3pm
  • Online Screening TimeNov 7th 4pm - 10pm
  • Links: Instagram Website

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Still Voices 2021 Programme Announced

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • 15 September, 2021

The full programme for the 2021 Still Voices Film Festival has been announced.

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Terence Davies & Pat Collins Directing Masterclass

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • 22 September, 2021

Terence Davies & Pat Collins Directing Masterclass at Still Voices 21

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Terence Davies to Attend Still Voices 21

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • 22 September, 2021

Acclaimed Director Terence Davies to attend Still Voices Film Festival 2021.


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