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A macho Irish Traveller becomes increasingly concerned with his young son's femininity and sets about toughening him up


2015 / 15 minutes / Alexa

Film London


Cast: John Connors, Lee O Donoghue and Lynn Rafferty
Directed by: James Doherty

Written by: Theo James Krekis
Produced by: Peter Brennan
Director of Photography: Simon Crowe
Editor: Breege Rowley


Festivals and Awards

*Won - Special Mention Dublin International Film Festival 2017
*Won - Special Mention Belfast Film Festival 2016
*Won - ICCL Human Rights Film Awards 2016
*Won - Best Film - Earls Court Film Festival 
*Won - Silver Prize PAGE Screenwriting Awards 
*Nomination - ICAD’s Young Director Award 2016 
Official Selection Palm Springs ShortFest 2016 
Official Selection Galway Film Fleadh 2016
Official Selection Cork Film Festival 2016 
Official Selection BFI Flare Film Festival 2016
Official Selection IndieCork 2016
Official Selection London Short Film Festival 2017
Official Selection Aesthetica Film Festival 2016
Official Selection Manchester Film Festival 2018
Official Selection Dingle Film Festival 2016 
Official Selection Fastnet Film Festival 2016
Official Selection Mix Copenhagen Film Festival
Official Selection CraicFest, NYC, USA, 2017
Official Selection Helsinki International Film Festival
Official Selection Seoul Int’l Youth Film Festival 
Official Selection Queer Film Festival Hannover
Cannes Court Metrage Festival de Cannes 2016 
World Pride Madrid, Spain
Goethe-Institut Nungambakkam, Chennai, India
WizArt Ireland Lviv, Ukraine 2016
British Council Theatre New Delhi, India
Equal Ground, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Ambassador’s Residence, Tel Aviv, Israel
Asterisco Film Festival Cine Cosmos, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Mediterranean Film Festival Split, Croatia
Image+Nation Film Festival Montréal, Canada

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