A Mother's Gift

A Mother's Gift

A Mother's Gift is a short documentary based on three Irish female entrepreneurs from Dublin who have inherited their business from their mothers and hope to pass on the tradition to the next female generation within their family. They each come from very different backgrounds and give us an insight into what it is like to run a business with the struggles of keeping a legacy and a tradition alive.

Director Bio

Cara Gaynor is a 23 year old filmmaker from Dublin. She is a 2021 graduate from the National Film School at IADT, Ireland.

Creating stories and giving people a visual platform to share their story is extremely important to Cara. She likes to work on projects that not only entertain but educate and raise awareness to certain matters.


  • Directed by:Cara Gaynor
  • Written by:Cara Gaynor
  • Produced by:Dario Saliani
  • Runtime:6 mins
  • Country of Origin:Ireland
  • Country of Filming:Ireland
  • Language:English
  • Category:Student Short
  • Selection:Student Programme 6
  • In Person Screening Time & Venue:Nov 4th Bridgeways Ballymahon 4-5pm
  • Online Screening TimeNov 5th 10am - 10pm
  • Links: Instagram

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2022 submission open

Still Voices 2022 Submissions Open

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • December 1st, 2021

The submission call for the 2022 edition of Still Voices is now open.

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Terence Davies Becomes Festival Patron

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  • November 12th, 2021

We are delighted to announce that Terence Davies is now our Festival Patron.

2021 award winners

Still Voices 2021 Award Winners

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  • November 5th, 2021

The Still Voices 2021 Short Film Competition Award Winners.


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