London St Patrick's Film Festival
Irish Short Films
Friday 17th March, 5pm-9pm
London Film School, The Big Red Door, 24 Shelton Street/Langley St, Covent Garden, WC2H 9UB
Free - pre-register here
A programme of award winning Irish Short Films, including The Saviour of Dublin City, The Letter, Hidden Potential, Fragile, Little Flower, The Clockmaker's Dream, One Too Many, Pebbles, and loads more! Cert 15.
Saturday 18th March, 7pm – 9pm
Prince Charles Cinema, 7 Leicester Place, off Leicester Sq, London WC2H 7BY
In post recession Dublin. What if it made perfect sense for ordinary people to kill each other for money? Better than slow grinding financial ruin and misery, and all done according to a strict code by consenting adults. This is Trading.
Starring Killian Scott (Love/Hate) and John Bradley (Game of Thrones). Cert 15. Directors: Rachael Moriarty & Peter Murphy. Tickets available from Prince Charles Cinema.
Song of the Sea and Shadow Animation Workshop (Family)
Watch the Oscar nominated animation Song of the Sea (90mins) and then take part in a fun animation workshop.
Ben, a young Irish boy, and his little sister Saoirse, a girl who can turn into a seal, go on an adventure to free the faeries and save the spirit world.
The screening will be followed by a children's shadow animation workshop with Kabutar Arts for 8-11 year olds. Places for the workshop are limited, please email [email protected] to register.
Screening and workshop are free to attend.
Cert U. Director: Tomm Moore
The Young Offenders (Comedy)
Sunday 19th March, 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Prince Charles Cinema, 7 Leicester Place, off Leicester Square, London WC2H 7BY
Two teenage boys cycle 160km on stolen bikes pursued by police to find a missing bale of cocaine worth 7 million euro. Set around the real event of Ireland's biggest cocaine seizure in 2007 of 440 million euro.
Starring Ros Hubbard Award winning duo Alex Murphy and Chris Walley. Cert 15. Director: Peter Foott.
This programme has been curated by Irish Film London, with the kind support of the Emigrant Support Programme, The Irish Youth Foundation and Culture Ireland.