Bavarian Premiere

Screenings: Saturday, June 21, 19:00 and Tuesday, June 24, 21:00 (Monopol-Kino)


Country of Origin: Ireland
Year of Production: 2014
Duration: 9′
Category: Animation
Language: English without subtitles

Director: Alan Holly
Screenplay: Alan Holly, Rory Byrne
Cinematographer: Ronan Mc Meel
Editor: Alan Holly
Music: Shane Holly
Producer: Ciaran Deeney
Cast: Brian Gleeson, Orla Fitzgerald

Synopsis: A lost soul stumbles drunken through the city. In a park, Death finds him and shows him many things.
Inhalt: Eine verlorene Seele stolpert betrunken durch die Stadt. In einem Park trifft sie auf den Tod, der ihr noch einige Dinge zeigen kann.

Festivals: South by Southwest Film Festival and Conference (USA, 2014), Seoul International Cartoon and Animation Festival (Korea, 2014), Fest Anca International Animation Festival (Slovakia, 2014), Maui Film Festival (Hawaii, 2014), Edinburgh Short Film Festival (Scotland, 2014), Psarokokalo Athens International Short Film Festival (Greece, 2014), Rooftop Summer Series (USA, 2014), River Film Festival (Italy, 2014), Leben Festival (Germany, 2014), Fastnet Short Film Festival (Ireland, 2014), Sarasota Film Festival (USA, 2014), Flatpack Film Festival (United Kingdom, 2014), Dingle International Film Festival (Ireland, 2014)
Awards: Best Animated Short at South by Southwest Film Festival and Conference


Fear of Flying

German Premiere

Screenings: Thursday, June 20, 19:00 and Saturday, June 22, 21:00 (Monopol-Kino)


Country of Origin / Land: Ireland
Year of Production / Jahr: 2012
Duration / Länge: 9′
Category / Kategorie: Animation
Language / Sprache: English without subtitles

Director / Regie: Conor Finnegan
Screenplay / Drehbuch: Conor Finnegan
Cinematographer / Kamera: Ivan McCullough
Music / Musik: Echolab
Producer / Produktion: Brunella Cocchiglia
Cast / Darsteller: Mark Doherty, Aoife Duffin, Steven Courtney
Editor / Schnitt: Conor Finnegan

Synopsis: A small bird with a fear of flying tries to avoid heading South for the winter.
Inhalt: Ein kleiner Vogel mit Flugangst versucht, die jährliche, obligatorische Luftreise in den warmen Süden zu vermeiden.

Festivals: LA Shorts Festival, Cinanima Animated Film Festival, Portugal, Foyle Film Festival, Flickerfest, Australia, Glasgow Short Film Festival, ANIMA, 2013, Brussels Animation Film Festival, Belgium, Pictoplasma, Berlin, TRIBECA Film Festival
Awards: Best animation, James Horgan Award at the Galway Film Fleadh, 2012, Best animation at LA SHORTS Fest, 2012, International audience award at Glasgow Short Film Festival, 2013, Audience award 1st Place at Chicago Irish Film Festival, 2013, Audience award for Best Short Film at ANIMA Brussels Animation Film Festival, Best animated short film at Omaha Film Festival


If I Should Fall Behind

German Premiere

Screenings: Sunday, June 20, 21:00 and Monday, June 21, 19:00 (BITTER)


Country of Origin / Land: Ireland / Irland
Year of Production / Jahr: 2009
Duration / Länge: 14’00“
Category / Kategorie: Fiction

Director / Regie: Morgan Bushe
Screenplay / Drehbuch: Morgan Bushe
Cinematographer / Kamera: Arthur Mulhern
Editor / Schnitt: Gwyn Moxham
Music / Musik: Grattan Smith
Producer / Produktion: Rory Dungan
Cast / Darsteller: Paul Roe, Shane Murray-Corcoran, Fiona O’Shaughnessy, Brendan Conroy

Synopsis: A haunted father and a distraught mother cannot deal with a family death, so it’s up to their young son to try change things for the better.
Inhalt: Ein ruheloser Vater und eine verzweifelte Mutter kommen mit einem Todesfall in der Familie nicht klar. Nun muss ihr Sohn versuchen, ihr Leben wieder besser zu gestalten.

Festivals & Awards: The BFI 53rd London Film Festival UK 2009,Galway Film Fleadh Ireland 2009 (Honourable Mention), BFI London Film Festival UK 2009, Irish Film and Television Awards Ireland 2010 (Nominee), Celtic Media Festival Ireland 2010 (Best Short Drama), Belfast Film Festival UK 2010, Shadowline Festival Culture Giovani Italy 2010


Of Best Intentions

Bavarian Premiere

Screenings: Thursday, June 18, 19:00 and Saturday, June 20, 21:00 (SWEET)

Country of Origin: Ireland
Year of Production: 2008
Duration: 14′
Category: Fiction

Director: Brian Durnin
Screenplay: Brian Durnin
Cinematographer: Ivan McCullough
Editor: Lee Hickey
Producer: Paul Holmes
Cast: Stuart Graham, Ian McElhinney, Fiona O’Shaughnessy, Prasad Jadhav, Rita Davies, Delrick Vinu, Deva Naidu

Synopsis: We all want to leave behind a little something for future generations to remember us by, a legacy.

Festivals & Awards: Kerry Film Festival 2008 ( Winner Best Short Film), Belfast Film Festival 2008 (Winner Best Short Film), Galway Film Fleadh 2008, Cork Film Festival 2008, Dublin Film Festival 2008, Palm Springs 2008, Boston Irish Film Festival 2008, Golden Lion Film Festival 2008, The Irish Film & Television Awards 2009, Tribeca Film Festival 2009

The Door

Bavarian Premiere

Screenings: Sunday, June 21, 21:00 and Monday, June 22, 19:00 (BITTER)


Country of Origin: Ireland
Year of Production: 2008
Duration: 14′
Category: Fiction

Synopsis: A desperate attempt to come to terms with the devastating affects of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster.

Festivals & Awards:Bilbao International Film Festival 2008 (Winner Golden Mikeldi), Cork International Film Festival 2008 (Best Firt Short by an Irish Director), Foyle Film Festival 2008 (Best Short), IFTA – Irish Film and Television Awards 2009 (Best Short Film), Galway Film Fleadh 2008, Flickerfest 2009, Edinburgh international Film Festival 2009

Killing The Afternoon

Bavarian Premiere

Screenings: Saturday, March 25, 2006, 20:00 and Sunday, March 26, 2006, 15:00 (BITTER)


Country of Origin: Ireland
Year of Production: 2004
Duration: 9′
Category: Fiction

Director: Margaret Corkery
Screenplay: Margaret Corkery
Cinematographer: Andrew House
Editor: Margaret Corkery
Producer: Margaret Corkery, Gillian Morrison
Cast: Gary Horgan, Ciara Lynch, John Harrison

Synopsis: A secluded beach. Teenage girls are working on their suntans while boys try to attract their attention. A group of women take an aqua aerobics class in the sea while a huddle of canoes paddle nearby. A small child digs a hole in the sand while her mother tries to manage a portable barbeque. It is a windy day……..

Festivals & Awards: Cork Film Festival 2005 (Jameson Award, Best Irish Short Film), Cinema Jove International Film Festival 2005 (Gold Moon of Valencia Principal Short Film Prize), Aye Aye Film Festival 2005 (Jury Award), Berlin Film Festival 2005 (International Competition)