SDFF 2021

Shorts Block 1: Pant Hoot, Danielle, Bobcats On Three, How to Fall in Love in a Pandemic

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Pant Hoot: A genocide survivor transcends overwhelming odds to become a master chimpanzee linguist.

Bobcats On Three explores how the most devastating fire in California history impacted the teen population of a decimated area, by following the trials and tribulations of a high school girl's basketball team.

How To Fall In Love In A Pandemic: A capsule romance accelerates against the backdrop of the pandemic as two filmmakers are forced to move in together after two weeks of knowing each other. California Premiere!

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Two filmmakers match on Tinder in Chicago. Two weeks later, they find themselves forced to live together in Ireland as the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps the globe and halts air travel. How to Fall In Love In A Pandemic chronicles the life and times of this couple as they navigate the boundaries of love in an unusual story of romance gone, literally, viral.

Using only smartphones, they document their unique romance and try to make sense of the situation.

California Premiere!

Awards l 32nd Galway Film Fleadh Best Short Documentary l Kerry International Film Festival Best Short Documentary 2020 l Ridgefied Independent Film Festival 2020 Best Documentary Short

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  • Year
  • Runtime
    11 mins
  • Language
  • Country
  • Note
    Supported by the Arts Council of Ireland
  • Director
    Michael-David McKernan
  • Producer
    Michael-David McKernan
  • Co-Producer
    Mimi Wilcox
  • Filmmaker
    Michael-David McKernan
  • Cinematographer
    Michael-David McKernan & Mimi Wilcox
  • Editor
    Michael-David McKernan
  • Music
    Daithí, Additional Music by Meltybrains?