Iris Prize Shorts 2021

DO I KNOW YOU?

Jessica is eager to make breakfast for her new girlfriend but little does she know her daughter Robyn has invited someone unexpected...

DIRECTOR: Rioghnach Ni Ghrioghair
PRODUCER: Rioghnach Ni Ghrioghair
WRITER: Sarah Kinlen and Barry J. Kinsella
Ireland, 12 Minutes

As Robyn invites her sperm donor father around for breakfast, confusion and tension rise as Jessica is confronted when she realises her daughter wants a father. DO I KNOW YOU explores queer family dynamics and IVF parenthood and asks what it really means to be a parent.

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Rioghnach has a BA in Film and TV Production and a MA in Screenwriting from National Film School, Ireland. She has directed short films, NEON (2017), BREAK US (2019), DO I KNOW YOU?(2020). BREAK US premiered at Galway Fleadh Film Festival and went on to over 30 festivals internationally including Fantasia Film Festival in Montreal. She has also worked as a Development Executive for both Blinder Films and Samson Films, two of Ireland’s leading production companies. She is also the lead writer on TV show THE LIDO (2021) for RTE, which is in late stage development with creator Nadia Forde.


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