Filmbase are to screen award winning shorts from the Galway Film Fleadh at Best of the West 2011. The special screening will held in the Screen Cinema at 6.30pm on Thursday October 20th.
Filmbase, in association with the Galway Film Fleadh and The Screen Cinema are bringing 12-award winning shorts from the Fleadh to the screening including animation, live action and documentary.
Animation to show on the night includes Vincent Gallagher’s ‘Signs’, Paul McNulty’s ‘The Art of Making Friends’, Kealan O’Rourke’s ‘The Boy Who Lived in a Bubble’, Aidan McAteer’s ‘The Gentleman’s Guide to Villainy’ and Sharon Lynch’s ‘Children in Direct Provision’.
Live Action shorts to be screened are Peter McDonald’s ‘Pentecost’, Tom Sullivan’s ‘Asal’ and Phil Harrison’s ‘Even Gods’. Documentary award winners ‘Needle Exchange’ (Colm Quinn) and ‘Halls Without Walls’ (Mia Mullarkey) will be screened alongside winners in the two new Galway categories Best Cinematography (Mummy’s Little Helper) and The Don Quijote Award (The Boy Who Lived in a Bubble, Cured).
The Best of the West was an idea originally conceived by filmmaker Luke McManus in 2008 and was revived by Filmbase last year where it proved popular with audiences and filmmakers alike. Tickets for the event are €6.70 (€6.20 concession) and are available from The Screen Cinema box office online at www.screencinema.ieor by phone.