The 56th BFI London Film Festival has sent me a release to say that this year’s programme includes 13 films from Ireland, part of a worldwide selection of 225 feature films and 111 shorts from more than 65 countries.
The Irish features being screened are -
Pilgrim Hill, dir. Gerard Barrett
Silence, dir. Pat Collins
What Richard Did, dir. Lenny Abrahamson
Citadel, dir. Ciarán Foy (Co-production with UK)
Good Vibrations, dir. Lisa Barros D’Sa and Glenn Leyburn (Co-production with UK)
Kelly + Victor, dir. Kieran Evans (Co-production with UK)
Legends of Valahalla - Thor (HETJUR VALHALLAR - ÞÓR), dir. Óskar Jónasson (Co-production with Iceland and Germany)
Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God, dir. Alex Gibney (Co-production with USA)
The Perverts Guide to Ideology, dir. Sophie Fiennes (Co-production with UK)
The Road: A Story of Life and Death, dir. Marc Isaacs (Co-production with UK)
The Summit, dir. Nick Ryan (Co-production with Switzerland)
The two Irish shorts being screened are -
The Boy in the Bubble, dir. Kealan O'Rourke, and Foxes, dir. Lorcan Finnegan.