Faitíos / The First Fear

Faitíos / The First Fear

In an abandoned asbestos processing plant, two teenagers reluctantly execute a task they have both been dreading.

Director Bio

Martha Fitzgerald is a writer/director based in Ireland, and a founding member of Fizz & Chips Productions. Since graduating with first class honours from her M.A. in Theatre Practice at UCD, she has proudly directed numerous works for Fizz & Chips Productions, worked with the award-winning Fishamble, and is a two-time BBC Script Room shortlisted writer. FAITÍOS is her first film.


  • Directed by:Martha Fitzgerald
  • Written by:Martha Fitzgerald & Orlaith Ní Chearra
  • Produced by:Orlaith Ní Chearra
  • Runtime:7 mins
  • Completion Date:March 4, 2021
  • Country of Origin:Ireland
  • Country of Filming:Ireland
  • Language:Irish
  • Category:Irish-Language
  • In Person Screening Time & Venue:Nov 4th Ballymahon Library 6 - 6:30pm
  • Online Screening TimeNov 5th 10am - 10pm
  • Links: Instagram

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