IFI Irish Family Festival 2014: Short Tales 2
IFI FAMILY FESTIVAL 2014: SHORT TALES 2
Because there are so many amazing short film out there from all around the world we didn't get a chance to show them all during past event Short Tales 1 on July 18th. So we are giving visitors a second chance to see some more of these unmissable international movies.
Short films are a great way of seeing the world! Visit Italy, Turkey, France and Venezuela; see how Mirko gets used to wearing glasses, or watch two dolls in a toy store fall in love. Find out about barrel racing in Venezuela and everyday life in the Turkish mountains.
Kalle is a jolly, kind-hearted crane operator. With a watchful eye and a sense of humor, he’s able to fix many of the problems on the ground, often before anyone else even seems to notice.
What do you get when you mix a group of agile giraffes with an Olympic-sized swimming pool and some diving boards? Find out by watching this hilarious 3D-short.
RAVI & JANE
Adjusting to life in Australia is difficult for Sri Lankan refugee, Ravi. Thankfully, he befriends his classmate Jane and soon the two are inseparable. However, powers outside of their control threaten to divide the pair.
What happens when an inseparable choir of boys break away from their conductor on a school tour? No longer under strict supervision, the boys cause chaos around their hotel in a hilarious game of hide-and-seek.
Latvia – 2012 - 5 minutes – Animation – Director: Edmunds Jansons
In Lake Maracaibo, Venezuela’s largest oil field, Luis David hopes to enter a barrel race with the other children of his village. Having to constantly take care of his younger siblings, the 13-year old hopes to forget his responsibilities for a day and compete in the race.
Telling the story of Anya, a young girl growing up in a Russian orphanage, this animated short from Brown Bag Films shows the impact of Irish charity “From Russia with Love”.
SHAME AND GLASSES
Mirko needs to wear his glasses in school though he’s afraid of what others will think. He has to learn that by wearing them he’ll see both his school test and the life lesson that’s been in front of him the whole time.
TWINS IN THE BAKERY
What happens when a baker leaves his quiet bakery on a delivery? The sausage twins and their bread and pastry friends come to life! Their antics will certainly give the business a new appetite for success.