Grand Prix Short Film Festival Oddalenia 2017

Grand Prix Short Film Festival Oddalenia 2017
  • AN MHALLACHT directed by Cóilín Ó Scolaí 

Ex aequo:
Honorable Mention Short Film Festival Oddalenia 2017
  • 14 YEARS AND ONE DAY directed by Lucía Alemany

  • STRANGERS IN THE PARK directed by Danilo Zambrano

Audience Award Short Film Festival Oddalenia 2017
  • THE LADIES directed by Jake McKone

9th edition of Short Film Festival Oddalenia 2017

This year's Gala Final SFF Oddalenia 2017 will feature films from Lebanon, Spain, India, Poland and
Ireland. Films from France, Germany, the Philippines and Slovenia were also submitted to the competition. A total of 28 productions were sent. Jury of the festival under the leadership of Justyna Zidar after a long discussion chose the final ten. The projection time is set for more than two hours.

Two Jury prizes will be awarded during the festival. Grand Prix Short Film Festival Oddalenia 2017 and Special Honourable Jury Award. The main prize was donated by the Polish Embassy in Dublin. Paweł Jasinski, a well-known artist in the Dublin area, once again designed the Grand Prix statuette. Also the audience will have the opportunity to choose their film.

The Final Gala will take place the 17th of June ( Saturday ), at 7pm.

in the Polish House, 20 Fitzwilliam Place, Dublin 2

Admission: €5

Short Film Festival ODDALENIA 2017 PROGRAMME :

  • Showing of the 10 films – 2 hours approximately (English subtitles)
  • Refreshments 
  • Artistic performance – Alastair Boles
  • Jury’s verdict
  • Showing of award winning films

Shortlisted films:

  1. A STORY OF EMIGRATION © Stephanie Koussa ( Lebanon)
  2. THE LADIES © Jake McKone (Ireland)
  3. INSIDE OUT © Liton Pal (India) 
  4. AN MHALLACHT © Cóilín Ó Scolai (Ireland)
  5. LETHARGY © Sylwia Rosak (Poland)
  6. STRANGERS IN THE PARK © Danilo Zambrano (Ireland)
  7. PEBBLES © Jonathan Shaw (Ireland)
  8. EL TUNEL © Ricardo Yerba (Spain)
  9. CALL ME RICO © Szymon Piegza (Poland)
  10. 14 YEARS AND ONE DAY © Lucía Alemany (Spain)

Short Film Festival ODDALENIA 2017 project is co-funded by Polish Embassy in Dublin
The amount of the grant is 1000 euro.

Information about partners, sponsors and media patrons

List of movies (pdf)

Jury of Oddalenia 2017 (pdf)

Cooparating Artists (pdf)

Welcome to POSK Dublin


POSK is an organisation of the Polish community living in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
Our aim is to preserve the bond among Polish people living in Ireland, to promote Polish culture, art and native tradition, and to cultivate and develop national identity. Friends of other nationalities are very welcome too!

POSK is run by a Committee consisting of 9 members, whose work is entirely voluntary.
The seat of POSK is the ‘Polish House’ located at 20 Fitzwilliam Place, Dublin 2.
The Polish House is open every Saturday from 4.00 pm to 6.00 pm (excluding Holy Saturday, Christmas, New Year and the month of August).
We run a Polish Library and Polish language classes.
Moreover POSK organises meetings with Polish people from many walks of life, such as: culture, art, science and politics; and organises a variety of events including the celebration of national feast days, anniversaries etc.

We invite Polish people living in Ireland to join The Polish Social & Cultural Association in Dublin.

We look forward to seeing you in the Polish House!

The Committee