Short Docs B : Living Life

VIRTUAL PRESENTATION

Five fascinating films that look at life’s ever changing situations with honesty and perspective as people navigate Direct Provisions, Covid-19, adoption and personal hardships.

Films in this Program

Forerunner

FORERUNNER | Kevin Bennett, Dave Thorpe

International ultra-runner and lawyer, Dr. Sinead Kane is the first visually impaired athlete to complete 7 marathons on 7 continents in 7 days. FORERUNNER follows Sinead’s extraordinary daily life as she examines her motivations and confronts the horrific bullying and hardships she experienced throughout her childhood.

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A Haiku to My Mind via Limerick

A HAIKU TO MY MIND VIA LIMERICK | Jonny Farrelly

A man recites a Haiku, a Poem and a Limerick that chronicle his journey of dealing with depression over the past 13 years.

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System

SYSTEM | Cian Geoghegan

Jerome reflects on his experience in Direct Provision, painting a picture of the psychological toll the system takes on the individual.

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In Between Lands

IN BETWEEN LANDS | Laura Griffin

Laura, a Korean adoptee, was raised in a small Michigan town. She grew up feeling American and Caucasian, but continual reminders over the years told her otherwise…returning to South Korea in search of belonging and understanding she discovers just how Asian or non-asian she is.

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Outside In

OUTSIDE IN | Mark O’Toole

An immigrant recounts how he and his family survived during NYC’s historic pandemic shutdown during the spring of 2020 when 8 + million people disappeared from its streets. A personal diary of a unique and eerily empty & haunting metropolis captured while running through city streets, embalmed in a state of suspended animation. A surreal experience of a teeming city laid bare and the hope for its future.

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Access Window: March 7, 2022 - March 13, 2022
Only Accessible from: United States

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DIRECTOR(S)Various Directors

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RUN TIME: 68 Minutes

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