Irish LGBT Short Films

With Special Guest Sarah Dempsey (director of Hand in Hand)

Irish LGBT Short Films

Sunday, Mar 26, 2017 • 1:00 PM

Somerville Theater

GAZE International LGBT Film Festival Dublin celebrates LGBT storytelling. Their exciting program of films and events engages filmmakers and audiences in a vibrant social experience. GAZE programmes thematically to explore the many facets of LGBT lives worldwide, expressly including films which deal with the difficulties facing our LGBT sisters and brothers around the world and at home.


The film tells the story of Lily, a girl with a secret, on the cusp of becoming a young woman.

Dir.Graham Cantwell. 21 min. Ireland. 2016.

Hand in Hand

HAND IN HAND is a documentary that takes a look into the lives of Gay and lesbian couples in Ireland. They talk about how they first met, what they love about their partner and even talk about surrogacy.


Breathe is the story of a hardy Irish Traveller who becomes increasingly concerned with his nine-year old son’s femininity and sets about toughening him up.

Little Doll

When confronted with the terrifying learning curve of socializing and gaining acceptance from her peers, 9 year old, Elenore, discovers that her sexual orientation sets her apart.

Between Us

A son and his traditional Irish father struggle to find common ground after the son starts questioning his gender identity in rural Ireland.