Shorts 3: Hey, What's Going On?

Shorts 3: Hey, what’s Going On?

Attending: Director, Producer and Actress Maureen O'Connell Q&A follows In-Person Screening


In-Person and Virtual—This group of shorts for young people highlight just how hard it is to fit in sometimes, whether you’re the new kid on the block or new to the country. Ages 11–14.

Steppin Up!

After moving house, Joe is finding it hard to fit in with the popular kids. A lot more than an expensive pair of runners stands in his way. Director: Peadar O’Briain

Tina Times Two

A surreal coming-of-age fable about a lonely girl whose wish comes true when she gains a magical friend; an exact double of herself! But the dream turns into a nightmare when her double wants to live her own life. Director: Bonnie Dempsey. 🎥 View Trailer


In pursuit of their greed, a Hermit loses sight of the world around them. Director: Sarah Benson. 🎥 View Trailer


Lea and Oliver relive their pasts and connect over the sale of a VHS player. Director: Solene Guichard


Carmel is a lonely sheep farmer in her 70s. One day she strikes up an unlikely friendship with Tanaka, a young girl living in Direct Provision (an asylum seeker refuge) who wants to learn how to be a farmer. Director: Maureen O’Connell

The Mother of All Assumptions

Heaven help the teacher who has to explain the afterlife. Director: Emmet O’Brien




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RUN TIME: 75 Minutes