November 2017 Recap

Howdy folks! Busy week last week at Little Cinema, with not one but two screenings! Huge thanks to everyone who came along for Tuesday night’s screening of Oxide Ghosts: The Brass Eye Tapes, and of course to Michael Cummings, director of Brass Eye, for attending and taking part in a hilarious and insightful Q&A. Wednesday night saw us back to business as usual, but what a night it turned out to be. One of our best lines up to date as well as an amazing audience made it feel like a very special night indeed. Here’s a few links to those films which are currently online.

  1. Ring Versus The King, submitted by Noel McElligot and Ultan Savage

  2.  Another Brick In The Wall, submitted by Robert Shanahan

    This film is not yet available online.

  3.  Half Forward Line –  Hey Can I Try On Your Glasses, submitted by John Cavanagh

    Video will be available here soon!

  4. The Painter, submitted by Lakshika Serasinhe

     Check out more from Lakshika here!

  5. Irish Matters, submitted by Ruth McNally and Aine Gallagher

    This film is not yet available online.

  6.  The Thanatos Set, submitted by Martin Nee

    This film is not yet available online.

  7.  MGCTRX – Jacop Koopman, submitted by Manolo Marceno &

    Lakshika Serasinhe

  8.  Doors, submitted by Barry Fahy

    This film is not yet available online.

That’s it for November, now all we have left for 2017 is our Christmas Special on Tuesday the 19th of December! Dust off your Christmas jumpers and join us for an night of festive films to see out another year of Little Cinema!

That’s all for now!
Thanks,
Kenny, Julia & Liam


Halloween 2017 Recap

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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.

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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!

  1. Where’s My Money?, submitted by Bip Henderson

    This film is not yet online.

  2. Dead Air, submitted by Emmett O’Brien

     

  3. Halloween, submitted by Damien Burke

    Click here to view.

  4. The Viewing, submitted by Kenny Gaughan

    This film is not yet online.

  5. Salvation, submitted by Colin Fleming

    This film is not yet online.

  6. The Dark Room, submitted by Colin Patrick Buckley

  7. 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.

Thanks, and see you soon!
Kenny, Julia and Liam


Sketch Night at the Vodafone Comedy Carnival Recap

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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 Story of Ikerus, submitted by Diarmaid Hanly

Final Round Of A Quiz, submitted by Michael Byrne

Off The Smokes, submitted by Craig Moran

Click here to view

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!

Thanks, and see you soon,

Kenny, Julia and Liam

 


Little Cinema at Galway Comedy Carnival

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 littlecinemagalway@gmail.com

We look forward to seeing you at what is going to be a great night! 🙂

Check out the rest of the Comedy Carnival line up and get your tickets at:
www.vodafonecomedycarnival.com

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September 2017 Recap

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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.

  1. The Vikings Are Coming, submitted by Damien Burke

    Watch this film here.
     It’s about the Viking boat that was in Galway over the summer.

  2.  The Photographer, submitted by Lakshika Serasine

    This film is not yet available online.
    An artist is looking for a muse.

  3.  Finders Keepers, submitted by Stephen Staunton

    Two conspiracy theory obsessed stoners find an alien weapon in the woods. Cue shenanigans.

  4. Gimp Bishcuit Episode 2, submitted by

    Gimp Bishcuit

    Watch this film here. 

    Episode 2 of online sketch show – Gimp Bishcuit. A great mix of rural based Irish humour

  5. 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.

  6.  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

  7.  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.

  8.  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.

  9.  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.

That’s all for now!
Thanks,
Kenny, Julia & Liam