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Scott Larson





Building façade in Cannes, France

My Journal of the 2001 Galway Film Fleadh…
Galway, Ireland, July 10 through 15


Summary of Irish “short shorts”


Jumping the gun (festival films seen prior to the festival)
The Birthday (short)
101 Reykjavik
The Most Fertile Man in Ireland

Tuesday 10 July
World premiere of On the Edge
You Can Count on Me

Wednesday 11 July
F*@k the Disabled (Keeping It Real: The Adventures of Greg Walloch)
The Price of Milk
Jalla! Jalla! – festival award for best first feature

Thursday 12 July
Detektor (Detector)
One of the Hollywood Ten

Friday 13 July
Claire Dolan
World premiere of The Crooked Mile
World premiere of Silent Grace
World premiere of High Heels and Low Lifes
If I Should Fall from Grace: The Shane MacGowan Story

Saturday 14 July
World premiere of On the Nose

Sunday 15 July
Public interview with Colm Meaney
Freedom Highway: Songs of Resistance and Liberation
Irish premiere of H3

Better late than never (festival films seen after the festival)
Coolockland (short)
Do Armed Robbers Have Love Affairs (short)
Fifty Percent Grey (short)
Give Up Yer Aul Sins (short)
Life in the Fast Lane (short)
No Man’s Land
Photos to Send: People to Go Back To



My Commentaries

12 July 2001: Why holding a bag of popcorn just doesn’t cut it after you’ve been to a film festival in Ireland [Here’s to Irish film fests]
19 July 2001: Why going from the Star Trek crew to being a leprechaun may not be a good career move [More blah-blah about the fleadh]
26 July 2001: What exactly qualifies a film to be ‘Irish’ (as opposed to ‘Oirish)’? [Will the real Ireland please stand up?]



Links to official film festival sites