THE NATION HOLDS
ITS BREATH BY KEV CAHILL LEARN MORE
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- An exciting story about a young father to be who is torn between witnessing the miracle of childbirth and witnessing the miracle of Ireland reaching the quarter finals of the 1990 World Cup. This monumental event in Ireland was one of the most important football matches in the country’s history and the film explores this one man’s journey and the difficult and highly anticipated challenges that he faced along the way.
THE WORLD PREMIERE
Lexus and The Weinstein Company premieredTHE NATION HOLDS ITS BREATH at the Raindance Film Festival opening night on September 21st, 2016.
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DIRECTOR KEV CAHILL
After Kev graduated from Trinity College Dublin with a degree in Mathemathics he tried a few different jobs: University Entertainments Manager, Red Bull's DJ for Ireland, Gardener, Smoothie Seller, Soup Seller, Porridge/Oatmeal Seller, Lumber Furniture Maker, Trombone Player, English Language Teacher, Man with a Van Delivery, Christmas Tree Seller, Club Promoter, Boat Washer, Barman, Waiter, Kitchen Porter, Concrete Factory Labourer, Table Maker, Film Location Trainee, Film Location Scout, Photographer, Videographer, Film Location Manager, VFX Trainee, VFX Data Wrangler, VFX Supervisor... Last year he directed his first short film – More Than God. It qualified for an Oscar, screened at almost 30 festivals and won a bunch of awards.