Naas Short Films Festival at the Dandelion Market

The Dandelion Market in Naas is the place to be this weekend if you’re a movie buff.

The Dandelion Market in Naas is the place to be this weekend if you’re a movie buff.

The Naas Short Films Festival will showcase short films that were made in Ireland and the UK over the course of Saturday and Sunday evening.

With over 20 films on show it promises to be an interesting weekend.
And organisers of the event have announced the winners of the event.

The Best Overall Film is Breaking News. The award sponsored by Ger Boland Video and Photography.

The Best LGBT Award, Sponsored by Teresa Wood goes to ‘The Arrival’.

The Best Experimental piece is ‘The Painter Upstairs’ which is described as a visual study of a painter’s dark year in the midlands of Ireland. It also won the award for ‘Best Cinematography’.

The Best Production Team Award which is sponsored by The Dandelion Market Place is ‘Guirealla’.

The Best Short Short is ‘Connection’, which deals with how homeless people have been pushed to the edges of society.

The Best Script award goes to ‘The Interview’.

The Best Actress award goes Lynn Rafferty in ‘The Arrival’. -

Seamus O’Hara gets the best actor nod for his role in ‘This Mad Man Screams’.

The Best Horror movie is ‘Impoteteous’. The plot sounds scary, so we won’t ruin it on you!

The Best Documentary is ‘Harry’s Hobby’ about an elderly man called Harry’s whose easy and uncomplicated life begins to unfurl with the arrival of his wife’s cats.

The Best Comedy is Loose The Booze where two estranged best friends wake up after the night before in a beer delivery truck up the mountains, and no clue how they got there. -

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The event takes place this Saturday and Sunday, August 18 and 19.

It starts at 6.30 on Saturday and 7pm on Sunday.

Awards will be presented on the Sunday evening.

- Conor McHugh