kathleen was here

Kathleen Was Here

Kathleen is 18 and alone. The system has no place for her now. What does the future hold when the past is all you’ve got? This visually arresting and emotionally taught tale depicts the ongoing problems surrounding young adults who age out of care and their struggle to ‘fit in'.


Director Bio

Eva Birthistle is a multi award winning actress. Her 25 year career in the film business has seen her working with directors such as Ken Loach, Neil Jordan, John Crowley and Peter Greenaway to name just a few. She has been nominated 8 times and won 6, including the prestigious London Critics Circle Film Award, 3 Irish film & Television Academy Award and an EFP Shooting Star Award. She has recently turned her hand to writing and directing and has written two shorts and a feature film script. Kathleen Was Here is her directorial debut.

Info

  • Directed by:Eva Birthistle
  • Written by:Eva Birthistle
  • Produced by:Claire McCaughley & Rebecca O'Flannagan
  • Runtime:10 mins
  • Completion Date:May 1, 2020
  • Country of Origin:Ireland
  • Country of Filming:Ireland
  • Language:English
  • Category:Irish Live-Action
  • Selection:Main Competition - Programme 9
  • In Person Screening Time & Venue:Nov 5th Ballymahon Library 5 - 6pm
  • Online Screening TimeNov 6th 10am - 10pm
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