Homecoming, an award winning short film by Sinéad O’Loughlin from Aughrim Co.Wicklow. Homecoming was filmed in and around Aughrim in March 2016 and premiered in Kerry Film Festival in October 2016 where it won Best Irish Narrative. It was screened as part of Cork International Film Festival in November 2016.
In a fantastic start to 2017, Homecoming will screen in four locations in 8 days.
24th March, Dingle International Film Festival, Kerry
27th March, Underground Cinema, Dun Laoghaire, Dublin,
30th March, Irish Film Festa, Rome, Italy
1st April, Belfast Film Festival, Belfast
Homecoming will then screen before the feature film Viva in The Courthouse Arts Centre, Tinahely, Co.Wicklow on April 20th @ 8pm, tickets available on www.courthousearts.ie
Homecoming is a new Irish short film starring David Greene and Johanna O’Brien.
Funded by a Strategic Project Grant from Wicklow County Arts Office.
Written and directed by Sinéad O’Loughlin
Director of Photography: Daniel Keane
Producer: Laura Brennan
WINNER Best Irish Narrative, Kerry Film Festival 2016. Awarded by an Independent Jury including Jim Cummings Writer/Director Thunder Road, Short Film Grand Jury Prize , 2016 Sundance Festival and Ben Cleary, Writer/Director Stutterer, 2016 Academy Award Winner
A young man struggles to find his place in life after returning to Ireland. A familiar face makes him wonder if things are about to change.
“A poignant take on the subject of emigration, family, opportunities lost and how austerity affected rural areas…a great performance from David Greene. This film deservedly won..director Sineád O’Loughlin is one to look out for in the future.” Elanor McSherry, Film Ireland
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