Short of the Week

Connor Clements


Drama about Sexuality in Live-Action
Connor Clements / 17 min / Ireland / 2009

Focusing on a boy in Northern Ireland isolated by his sexuality and alienated from his family due to his parent’s marital troubles, the title character, “James”, reaches out in desperation to his teacher for support and guidance.—A Sundance 10/10 film

Drama about Childhood in Live-Action
Darren Thornton / 11 min / Ireland / 2010

A dynamic and well written story in a social realist vein. Frankie is fifteen and soon he’s going be a daddy. Desperate to become a good father despite the absence of his own, Frankie struggles to learn how.