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Two Suitcases: Short Film Screening

Two Suitcases is a short film based on Ben Murnane’s experiences of living with Fanconi Anaemia, a rare genetic disease in which the bone marrow stops working properly. Two Suitcases focuses on the important role creativity played in Ben’s life during his teenage years. Ben’s story was filmed by teenagers with the support of artists and DIT film students as part of the Two Suitcases Project and will be screened in The Digital Hub, Dublin on 10 August 2012.

Film screening

Date: 10 August 2012 (Friday)

Venue: Auditorium, The Digital Exchange Building, The Digital Hub, Crane Street, Dublin 8

Time: 2pm


This screening will include a selection of short films by students from the DIT School of Media.

Learn more about the Two Suitcases Project here


The pilot phase of the Two Suitcases Project was produced by Helium Children’s Arts and Health in association with We would like to acknowledge the Vodafone Ireland Foundation for sponsoring the iPhones that were used to film “Two Suitcases” and the In-kind support of the DIT Student’s Union and DIT School of Media for providing the venue for this event. For the great lunches the participants received, we would like to thank Brioche Cafe, Crunch Cafe and The Bald Barista for their In-kind sponsorship.

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