“Pentecost”, a short film by Peter McDonald and Eimear O’Kane, has been moninated for Best Short Film (Live Action) at the 2012 Academy Awards. The Irish film is a coming of age story of a young boy who learns how to rebel against his father and the community. Against his will, Damian Lynch (11) is called in at the last moment to serve as an altar boy at an important mass in the local parish. He faces a choice: either conform to the status quo or serve an extended ban from his passion in life, football.

Pentecost Altar Boy

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Pentecost Credits

Pentecost is an Irish Film Board Signatures short film produced by EMU Productions, written and directed by Peter McDonald, producer Eimear O’Kane, with post production at Windmill Lane by editor John O’Connor, colourist Matt Branton, post producer Eimear Jenkinson and sound mixer Mark Henry.