darklight digital festival schedule of events

Friday 20th September
12.30 Margin - shorts on the theme of regeneration and new generations. A short programme of films produced and directed by NCAD and the Educational Unit at Portlaoise Prisoners. Guest of the Nation- Documentary by Ronan Gallagher.


1.30 Scheme C6 - USA
Nilsson is a pioneer of today's digital revolution, and SCHEME 6 is the latest in his 9@Night film series.


4.00 Crossing Over Time
A New Media Scotland touring programme selected by Chris Byrne.


7.00 Digital Film Festival Launch/ Art Exhibition Launch


8.00 DeCAL Sound Installation and performance.
Screening Festival Highlights.

Sat 21st September

11.30 Exposure - screening emerging artist's work.
Showcasing remarkable emerging work from both Irish and
international artists, Exposure will cover a number of disciplines from animation to DV narrative and experimental short works.




2.00 Dark - screening experimental narrative short films.
A selection of short films that are humorous, dark and fantastical, with a very strong narrative, each one of these shorts was shot on Digital Video and was chosen for its exceptional visual style.

4.00 Light - screening of experimental short films.
Light is a programme of pioneering experimental digital video work, from both the art and film worlds. It is an occasion to see thought-provoking work that is pushing the boundaries in aesthetics and visual narrative normally not given a platform on the big screen.


5.30 Café Philo - interactive film round table (In Salon)


6.30 Motion - screening graphic and music led exploratory films.
This program is a selection of contemporary graphic and music led exploratory films and music promos made by a diverse range of
creative visionaries, it will highlight a mixture of international work and new Irish collectives.

8.30 Warp Records
London based electronic music label, Warp Records and arts review magazine, Creative Review joined forces to run their 'film for music' project. + Irish Selection.


Sun 22nd September


1.00 Sunday Docs 1(Double bill)
Darklight once again presents a day of films which experiment with the process of documentary making, this programme is also speckled with shorts to make you laugh and squirm. Feat: Where Has Eternity Gone? Barney Snow / Hay / The Redneck Vampire / Smile.


3.30 Sunday Docs 2
Feat: Le Doubre / Minor planets / Echoes of - / Les Doubres / Police Beat / Highway of Death / Archiskate


5.30 DATA 6.0 (In Salon)


6.30 Giant Leap -Irish Premiere screening of UK Indie Music Feature
A unique snapshot of our planet at the turn of the 21st century.


9.00 AS LÁTHAIR- (ABSENT)- Closing Feature and a World Premiere Shot in the deserts and cactus forests of Mexico. Four years in the making, As Láthair is the first feature length work by Glen Dimplex Award winning artist Paul Rowley.



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