Galway Film Society will be screening the DIFF Shorts Programme at the Town Hall Theatre at 8pm next Wed, 21 Feb 2024!
access > CINEMA and DIFF, with the support of the The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon, are bringing a number of the 2024 festival highlights to regional locations outside of Dublin as part of the Film Festival Tour.
The first element of the DIFF on Tour programme in Galway is a specifically curated 98 minute Shorts Programme, which will take place at 8pm on Wednesday 21st January at the Town Hall Theatre (THT).
The short film format has always been a crucial part of DIFF, acting as both a showcase for future talent and as an art form in its own right.
The 2024 Shorts Programme comprises the following 6 short films from Norway, Japan/USA, Egypt, Switzerland, Lithuania and China:
- Grill / Dir: Jade Aksnes
- The Old Young Crow / Dir: Liam LoPinto
- I Promise You Paradise / Dir: Morad Mostafa
- 7 fois / Dir: Christine Wiederkehr
- Expectations and Other Products / Dir: Dali Rust
- Treasure by the River / Dir: Hanjie Bao, Manting Huang
GFS is delighted to announce that the DIFF associate shorts programmer Matt Micucci, will participate in a Q&A session after the shorts screening in the THT.
Matt Micucci is an accomplished international journalist with a focus on film, music and art. Throughout his career, he has interviewed 1000+ artists, stars and industry experts, producing a diverse range of multimedia content for prominent publications such as FRED Film Radio and The Film Verdict, specialising in film festival coverage. Presently the Online Editor at JAZZIZ Magazine, his academic achievements include a first-class honours MA in Film Studies from the University of Galway, and a BA in Film & TV from Atlantic Technological University.
GFS strongly encourages students to avail of the opportunity to attend the DIFF 2024 Shorts Programme. Student tickets at €5 each represent a highly subsidised price and some lucky ticket holders will win a spot prize from The Dough Bros and The Handsome Burger!
Important: Please note that admission to the DIFF On Tour Shorts Programme at the Town Hall Theatre is not included in the GFS Spring 2024 Season Ticket.