Drama / 14 Minutes

A macho Traveller becomes increasingly concerned that his young son is soft.

Directed by James Doherty, Breathe is a short film exploring the life of Patrick (John Connors) as he struggles to accept his son (Lee O’Donoghue). Written by Theo James Krekis, the film was produced by Peter Frankie Brennan with Film London and shot on location in Co Offaly.

*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 - People’s Choice Award FILMShort 
*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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