innocent boy

Innocent Boy

The story of Jack a young Irish Traveller boy. Who also has hearing difficulties, his only escape from an overbearing world of emotional deafness is bareback on his beloved painted Mare. Jack seeks to escape a world of noise devoid of understanding, a father absent emotionally and a community that fears his difference. The perpetual outsider, he inhabits a world that sees him as an "Innocent Boy", a lad residing on the fringes of society, not even fully accepted in his own community. A community ostracized in Irish society an ethnic group still coming to terms with its own pain and embracing its own identity. What chance does Jack have when everyone is too ashamed to listen?


Director Bio

John Connors is an Irish actor, screenwriter, documentary filmmaker, playwright and human rights activist best known for his role as Patrick Ward in the Irish crime drama series Love/Hate and for Cardboard Gangsters in which he won best actor at the 2018 Irish film and television awards.

Info

  • Directed by:John Connors
  • Written by:John Connors, Tiernan Williams & Williams Casey
  • Produced by:Tiernan Williams
  • Runtime:13 mins
  • Completion Date:February 8, 2020
  • Country of Origin:Ireland
  • Country of Filming:Ireland
  • Category:Irish Live-Action
  • Selection:Programme 23
  • Screening Time / Venue:Sat AUG 15
    10AM - 10PM ONLINE
  • Links: Website

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2020 award winners

2020 Award Winners Announced!

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  • 16 August, 2020

Still Voices Short Film Festival 2020 Award Winners Announced!

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FNI - Filmmaker Interviews

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  • 12 August, 2020

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