Hello folks! Hope you’re all keeping warm and well as Winter sets in. We had a great night last week at our Halloween Special screening! Huge thanks to everyone who came along, especially those who put so much effort into their fancy dress! Congrats to Vera Kilgallon who took home the prize for best costume.
If you missed the night, here’s a reminder of the films screened, feel free to give those that are streaming online a share on social media!
Blood in the Woods, submitted by Emily Murray and Jamie Hooper
This film is not yet online.
That’s all for October, which was a great month with both the Vodafone Comedy Carnival screening as well as Halloween. We’re back again in the Roisin Dubh at the end of November for a regular screening, as well as a very special screening of Oxide Ghosts: The Brass Eye Tapes on November 28th, featuring a Q&A with Brass Eye director Michael Cumming.
Hello all! We were delighted this year to be asked to be part of the Vodafone Comedy Carnival. We’ve had some hilarious material screened at Little Cinema over the years, and we were excited to see what new sketches you could come up with for the night. Thanks to everyone for making such a huge effort, the night was a huge success! Congratulations to John Burke and Eoin Duggan of Join, whose sketch ‘Frank’ was chosen as the funniest by our guest judges Fred Cooke and Kevin Healy! If you missed out, or want a second viewing, here’s a list of the films screened.
The Polish/Irish Accent – Then vs Now, submitted by Bernard Casey
Squeakers, submitted by Spatula
Paul Does Stand-Up, submitted by Paul O’Mahony
The Betrayal, submitted by Comedy Shenanigans
The Method, submitted by Steve Bennett
Aliens, submitted by David-Patrick Emery
Sharing a Feeling with Marty Whelan, submitted by Shane O’Keefe
Frank, submitted by Join
Don’t Give Me That Eye, submitted by John Spillane
This film is not yet available online.
Judas And His Passion For The Christ, submitted by Malachy McKeever
Congrats to John and Eoghan once again, who took the prize for their hilarious sketch Frank. No doubt it was a tough decision, so thanks to our judges Fred Cooke and Kevin Healy! Hope you all enjoyed the rest of the Carnival! We’re back again very soon with our Halloween screening this Tuesday, the 31st. Fancy dress is encouraged at the screening, and we’ll have a prize for our favourite costume!
The Little Cinema is delighted to be a part of this years Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway, and we have a brilliant night in store!
We will be screening a fantastic line up of hilarious comedy sketches, all under 5 minutes in length!
We’re still taking submissions for it until the 20th October and we’ll be choosing the funniest sketches to screen at the show, so it is going to be very, very funny!
We’ll also have a special guest comedian (TBA) from the Comedy Carnival who will watch the sketches and choose their favorite, the makers of which will receive a great prize and a token trophy (a very token trophy)!
The doors will be at 9pm and entry is €6, and if you want to submit a comedy sketch, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We look forward to seeing you at what is going to be a great night! 🙂
Welcome back! We’ve got some more fantastic short films for you, fresh from last week’s Little Cinema. Huge thanks to everyone who came along to be part of a magical night. There was a great buzz in the room, which you all contributed to! Of course, the biggest thank you goes to all those wonderful filmmakers for providing the night’s entertainment. If you missed out, here’s your chance to catch up, with links to those films which are currently available online.
Episode 2 of online sketch show – Gimp Bishcuit. A great mix of rural based Irish humour
Gripped: Noel Considine, submitted by Noel Greene
Gripped is the story of former Clare Hurler Noel Considine who found hope when his life was almost taken away from him with his struggles with alcohol abuse.
The Sniper, submitted by John McClafferty
This film is not yet available online.
Sniper is a Story about relationship Betrayal and the Act of God
An Eala Dubh, submitted by Conal Kearney & Peter Broderick
Description: In early 2017, a black swan arrived in the Cladagh, Galway. This inspired a story of a brief encounter between a couple in the streets of Galway city.
The Stars Are Nefarious, submitted by Declan Mungovan
Rolf’s first day on the job takes on an unexpected twist as he tries the patience of his new colleague and career veteran Jack.
Who’s The Man?, submitted by Steven Sharpe
This is the music video for Steven Sharpe’s song “Who’s The Man”, which was directed, filmed and edited by Sávio Fernandes.
Lovely stuff! That’s all for this month, but we’ll be busy in October with two screenings at the end of the month. First up is our comedy sketch night on October 25th as part of the Vodafone Comedy Carnival, followed by our Halloween Screening on October 31st. We have very limited screening spaces left for both, so if you’d like to show your film at either event, contact us asap.
Hello again! After taking a little break at the end of July, we were back again at the Roisin Dubh last Wednesday for another jam-packed screening of fantastic short films. Was great to see a lot of new faces in the crowd as our beautiful community continues to grow, and we hope to see you all again soon! As always, the films screened were a testament to the high standard of film-making that is taking place in Galway and all over Ireland. Seriously folks, there is a beautiful movement happening across our fair nation that you owe it to yourself to be a part of, so get down to our screenings and support your local artists! Here’s a list of the films screened in August’s Little Cinema.
Five Films, submitted by Brian McCormack
A small collection of 5 short films. The first 4 were conceived, written, filmed, edited and published within 24 hours. The 5 th film, used this same process as an approach to writing separate scenes for the film. Each film is a snapshot of mild surrealism in the character’s mind.
Milly, submitted by Teresa Lavina
This film is not yet available online
Her Husband, submitted by Leah Ring &Jack Lunt
This film is not yet available online. A moving insight into the life of a man surviving his beloved wife.
Cat Story, submitted by David Patrick Emery
A story about cats that may be true!
Purgatory Speech, submitted by Meaghan McKeon Joyce
A reflection of life on judgement day, but who really judges you?
DPP – Detective Pat and Paul, submitted by Paul McGuigan &James Ward
Pat and Paul are freewheeling parish priests who moonlight as detectives with the Irish police force An Garda Síochána.
When their crime fighting conflicts with their priestly vocation, they remind themselves of the old testament’s notions of justice.
Twitch, submitted by JayolaFm of FreeMusicRep
JayolaFm’s latest Hiphop music video ‘Twitch’ which is shot in Galway.
Where’s Dad?, submitted by Gary White
This film is not yet available online A short documentary highlighting the struggles of single fathers in modern Ireland
Gloryhole, submitted by Wesley Houdyshell
This film is not yet available online
That’s a wrap for August! Few announcements while we’re here;
We’re screening a night of comedy sketches for this years Vodafone Comedy Carnival on the 25th of October – time to break out the funny wigs and fart-noises, as we’re looking for your funniest shorts! Contact us ASAP if you’d like to be featured – the funniest film on the night will win a pretty sweet prize! Film-makers have to be able to attend the screening, and films must be no longer than five minutes. More info on our Facebook page, so give us a like!
October is also Halloween – we’re gauging interest at the moment to see if people are up for a spooky screening as it falls around the same time as the Comedy Carnival. If the films are there, we’ll screen ’em, so be sure to give us a shout and get in early!