2020 Shortlist on Film: Dramatised Readings Performed by Well-Known Actors

We are delighted to share with you, 10 short films featuring Irish actors performing short excerpts from the 2020 International DUBLIN Literary Award Shortlist.

Special thank you to Bazar Productions for producing these films, commissioned specially for the launch of the 2020 Shortlist.

1. The Silence of The Girls by Pat Barker.
Performed by Seána Kerslake.


2. Milkman by Anna Burns. Performed by Seána Kerslake.


3. Disoriental by Négar Djavadi, translated from the French
by Tina Kover. Performed by Nyree Yergainharsian.


4. Washington Black by Esi Edugyan.
Performed by Kwaku Fortune.


5. An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
Performed by Kwaku Fortune.


6. History of Violence by Édouard Louis, translated from the
French by Lorin Stein. Performed by Johnny Ward.


7. The Friend by Sigrid Nunez. Performed by Cathy Belton.


8. There There by Tommy Orange. Performed by Ryan Lincoln.


9. All The Lives We Never Lived by Anuradha Roy.
Performed by Abdul Alshareef.


10. Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead by Olga Tokarczuk,
translated from the Polish by Antonia Lloyd-Jones.
Performed by Cathy Belton.