The West Kerry Cowboy

Big Mac and his dad Frank live a lonely life in the heart of West Kerry. After his mother’s death, Big Mac falls into the secretive world of cross dressing. On the day of her anniversary, Big Mac has a confession to make. The West Kerry Cowboy is a comedy drama about a man looking for acceptance of himself through acceptance by his father.


Director Bio

Cian O Connor is a filmmaker from the West of Ireland. The Kerryman newspaper has described Cian's work as "stories from the West of Ireland, with echoes of the past and lessons for the present". He has won awards from Fresh Film Festival, Junior Galway Film Fleadh and Charlie Chaplin Comedy Festival. Cian's films have also been screened at Galway Film Fleadh, Fastnet Film Festival and Dingle International Film Festival.

Info

  • Directed by:Cian O Connor
  • Produced by:Peter Kilmartin
  • Runtime:18 mins
  • Completion Date:May 13, 2019
  • Country of Origin:Ireland
  • Country of Filming:Ireland
  • Category:Student Short Film
  • Selection:TBD
  • Screening Time / Venue:TBD
  • Links: Website

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Official Selection 2020

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • 26 June, 2020

Official Selection for Still Voices Short Film Festival 2020 Online Announced.

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Cruinniú na nÓg 2020

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • 03 June, 2020

Online Events for Cruinniú na nÓg 2020.

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2020 Submissions Closed

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • 01 June, 2020

Submission deadline for 2020 has now passed.

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2020 Programme

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