Rare Doll Productions
Colmcille's Childhood in Gartan
Image by Brenda Kelly
Colmcille's Childhood in Gartan is an Experimental short film made possible thanks to the Colmcille 1500 Grant Scheme. Work on the film will begin in June 2021 and it will be ready for viewing on October 1st 2021.
This project is a refreshing and contemplative interpretation of the story of Saint Colmcille the monk and powerful spiritual leader. It is told by his mother Ethna, remembering her child at play. Showcasing the many historical sites at Gartan, the piece will show that though modern life goes on, Gartan retains its sense of quiet spirituality.
In conjunction with and supported by The Executive Office and The Irish Government.
Coming Soon........Bullaba Lullaby
Under the bridges, in the wilds of Donegal, there lurks a rare breed.......
Image by Jeremy Howard
Bullaba Lullaby is a short film in post production. Una's son has been stolen by the evil fairy Bandoo. Trapped in the Bullaba river, she must outsmart three trolls to retrieve her son and claim her place back in her home. Will she succeed?
Coming soon........Troll Tactics
Image by Michael Leddy
Troll Tactics is a short film directed by
Michael Leddy, written by Brenda Kelly.
It follows Manus and his crew as they attempt
to interview Tom Troll -an actual Troll - and
the lead troll actor in Bullaba Lullaby.
Writer/Directer: Brenda Kelly
Genre: Romantic Comedy
A sweet man finally meets the woman of his dreams for a date at an art gallery. When she gives him a love note his heart soars. But when the note gets stuck in an art piece in the installation, he takes his life in his hands to retrieve it from under the watchful gaze of the invigilator. She is adamant that there must be complete silence in the gallery. It all leads to a surprisingly climactic end for all of them.
Lovely was screened at ArtWorks in Letterkenny on Culture Night 2016.
Writer/Director: Brenda Kelly
Genre: Mock Donegal Horror
Lean Dog is on the hunt for the fortune teller's son that gruesomely murdered her sister but a lock of fortune tellers bar her way. Can she find him? And if so, will she be able to defeat that well protected scourge of Donegal....A Mammy's Boy?
Lean Dog was screened at Letterkenny Regional Cultural Centre as part of 'The Hills of Donegal Have Eyes.'
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