The Shorties: Le Chéile // A film by Kev L Smith
Le Chéile is a short film about how individuals living in a town, help shape that area, people & society around them.
The film features Lahinch Local surfer Ollie O Flaherty & a host of his friends that live in Lahinch. Filmed on location in Lahinch, County Clare Ireland.
The music for this film was recorded live in Kennys, the local pub by The O’Connell brothers who are good friends of Ollie. The name of the song is ‘Liscannor Bay’.
Liscannor Bay is the Bay that Lahinch is located in & contains some of the counties best reef breaks.
Le Chéile is the Irish word for together.
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Short films are a central pillar of modern surf culture, a creative outlet for sharing stories and inspiring stoke. Here at the London Surf / Film Festival presented by VANS we wanted to celebrate the short and give homegrown filmmaking talent a platform to bring their visions to the surf world so we established ‘The Shorties’ which has fast become one of the most prestigious short film competitions for surf filmmakers in the world.
While the main festival is a showcase for international filmmaking, The Shorties short film contest is open exclusively to filmmakers from or based in Britain and Ireland – from both leading lights and up and coming filmmakers. The very best short films entries on the big screen as part of the festival and these shortlisted films are eligible for prestigious awards including: Shortie of the Year and Emerging Talent.
9th Annual London Surf / Film Festival is hosted 9 – 18 October at Regent St Cinema and venues across London.
To see this year’s full line up of films, hit the LINK