WFT Members at DIFF

By 15 February 2023News, News & Events
Notes from Sheepland

It’s that time of year again, and here at WFT we are delighted to celebrate the fruits of our talented members’ work at the Dublin International Film Festival. DIFF takes place from 23rd February – 4th March in venues across Dublin.

Notes from SheeplandCara Holmes – Director

Feature documentary, Notes from Sheepland bursts with candid observations of the lipstick wearing, always swearing, no nonsense, artist and shepherd, Orla Barry. Through her fields, her digital diaries, and the pedigree sheep she cares for, we discover how the art is in the doing.

IFI & Q&A Monday 27th February.

Laura O’Shea – Director

Charleigh Bailey – Actor / Writer

In Wednesday’s Child, Marie faces her first day on the job as a social care worker. Despite her optimism, a house call to a family in crisis quickly brings her down to reality.

 Shorts 1: Friday 24th February & available to Stream Online.

Tania Notoro – Writer/Director/Actor

A gorgeous short we were proud to feature at the WFT Showcase, Glitterbug is set in 90’s Dublin. Two young female DJs have their dreams of making it big in London crushed when one of them is diagnosed with HIV.

Shorts 3: Tuesday 28th February 3:00 PM @ Light House Screen 1 & Stream Online.

Mia Mullarkey – Director

Safe as Houses: On a hot summer’s day, Aggie, a woman with Down syndrome, offers shelter to a young girl, Lucy, when her homelife is not so welcoming.

Screen Ireland Shorts: Saturday 25th February, 1:30 PM @ Light House Screen 2 (Sold Out).

Sinéad O’Loughlin – Writer / Director

Lamb: An ordinary day takes a sinister turn for a woman and her child when a stranger walks into their isolated rural home.

Screen Ireland Shorts: Saturday 25th February, 1:30 PM @ Light House Screen 2 (Sold Out).

Natasha Waugh – Director

Jaro Waldeck – DOP

La Tumba: When park ranger Paddy discovers Pilar, an elderly Spanish lady with no English, at a freshly dug grave, he thinks his fantasy of solving a murder case has finally come true.

Shorts 3: Tuesday 28th February, 3:00 PM @ Light House Screen 1 & Stream Online.soun

Members, do you have work screening at DIFF? Then please email us at – we’d love to add you to this list!