As part of Fingal Inclusion Week 2020, the Bleeding Pig Film Festival in association with the Bleeding Pig Cultural Festival, presents ‘Shifting Attitudes’ a free online programme of short Irish films that shines a light on gender and LGBT issues in Ireland. From comedy to hard-hitting drama, each film comes from a very different perspective, yet all have a common theme in the importance of acceptance and inclusion. Date: Tues 17th November 2020 Time: 8.30pm………………………….
Film Programme 8.30pm -9.15pm.Films will go live on here http://bleedingpig.ie/virtual-film-event./. Eadrain Féin ( Between Us) written by Mairead Kiernan and directed by Daithí O Cinnéide (2016) (11mins) A son and his traditional Irish father in rural Ireland, struggle to find common ground after the son starts questioning his gender identity. Lily - written and directed by Graham Cantwell (2016) (22mins)The story of a girl with a secret on the cusp of becoming a young woman. The Shift-written by Mairead Kieran and directed by Megan K Fox ( 2018) (13mins)A female-centric comedy that dabbles in politics, gender, and everything in between. Q&A 9.15pm – 9.45pm The programme will be followed by a Q&A with Mairead Kiernan,writer of Eadrain Féin and The Shift and Clara Harte lead actor in Lily,Mairead Kiernan is a comedy writer based in Dublin. Mairéad writes for Fair City and has written two short films, both of which were selected for funding awards. Clare Harte, originally from West Cork, graduated from the Gaiety School of Acting and has since worked in both theatre and film extensively.The Q& A will broadcast live on the Bleeding Pig Film Festival and Bleeding Pig Cultural Festival Facebook Pages and viewers are welcome to get involved by commenting and asking questions. All information on Facebook Event page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/840616870077753