This week we present an action-drama about the contemporary Ireland: a teenage graffiti artist and a Chinese Tai Chi master learn to share the same beach. Push Hands is full of anger, recalling the films of the “Free Cinema” – the fresh British films from the 60’s.

Festival Awards:

Special Jury Award EuroMedCafe Film Festival 2004,

Gold Special Jury Award, WorldFest Houston, 2005,

Festival der Nationen (Austria) including UNICEF Award for best film.

About the Director:

steph_green.jpgSteph Green has Honours & Masters Degrees in Film studies. She has worked on dozens of 16mm student films & many professional 35mm shorts and features and has worked in film in both Ireland and USA, including assisting directors Ron Howard and Spike Jonze. Stephanie is currently working on short and feature film scripts and promoting Push Hands.

Filmography:

New Boy (2007)
Push Hands (2004)
Copywrite (2001)