Life Is Unpredictable: Shorts Program 1

Life Is Unpredictable. Not sure if this is your last day or the first day of a better life? These films are filled with passion, regrets, revenge and one really amazing mom!


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The Silent People

Keith O’Grady

Against the backdrop of the cost-of-living crisis, a young mixed-race Scots woman and a working-class Irishman in Dublin are evicted without warning. After a year of living homeless on the streets, they chance upon the landlord that evicted them; surprise. 2024 Festival Award Nominee.  🎥 View Trailer


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Tom Hopkins

Lera, a young Ukrainian refugee who has recently reached Ireland, believes her sister Maryna has died in the conflict back home. Through The Orb she makes contact and the sisters find a way to come to terms with what has happened. 🎥 View Trailer


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Keepers of the Channel Light

Vincent Monahan

An experimental documentary that tells the story of the McGowan men from Coney Island, Ireland who hand-lit the perches in the treacherous waters between the Port of Sligo and Rosses Point every day from the 1920s to the 1940s. 2024 Consulate of Ireland Award Nominee.


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The Bully

Joe McStravick

When a stressed-out single-mother faces bullies from all directions, she must choose between getting walked over and getting revenge.


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Baps & Buns

Noel McInerney

A feisty OAP (old age pensioner) desperate to pay for her son’s wedding band starts a ZoomFans baking channel, but quickly realises that her version of baps and buns may be somewhat different… 🎥 View Trailer


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Street Musician

Eoin Dalton

Paul Dillon, A busker in Waterford City, Ireland, reflects on life and his chosen profession. 2024 Consulate of Ireland Award Nominee. 🎥 View Trailer


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Cod & Chips

Matthew Pidgeon

A man on a bridge is about to end it all, but a nosey seagull interrupts him. 🎥 View Trailer


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The Golden West

Tom Berkeley, Ross White

1849. Having fled the Great Famine, two warring Irish sisters seek their fortunes in the gold rush. But with winter fast approaching and nothing to show for their efforts, their age-old feud soon threatens to become deadly. 2024 Festival Award Nominee. 🎥 View Trailer




Mar 4 '24, 12:00 AM — Mar 10 '24, 11:59 PM Central Standard Time (CST)



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RUN TIME: 95 Minutes