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A film by: Ivete Lucas & Patrick Bresnan

Intimate glimpses of one very special day in the lives of high-school seniors from an industrial corner of the Florida Everglades: prom’s over, the future is uncertain, and the irresistible pull of the beach makes the long-time friends drive 60 miles to chill, pose and revel in the waves.

Country: USA
Length: 16’50″
Completion: 05/2018
Genre: documentary
Themes: coming of age, youth
Screening format: DCP, H264, ProRes
Spoken language: English
Subtitles: English, French

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  1. Director’s Fortnight, France (9 – 19 May, 2018)
    Official Selection
  2. Sheffield Doc/Fest, United Kingdom (7 – 12 June, 2018)
    Short Film Competition
  3. Champs-Élysées Film Festival, France (12 – 19 June, 2018)
    Official Competition
  4. Kallida Music & Arts Festival, United Kingdom (22 – 24 June, 2018)
    Sheffield Doc/Fest program
  5. Guanajuato International Film Festival, Mexico (20 – 29 July, 2018)
    Official Selection

Director: Ivete Lucas, Patrick Bresnan
Producer: Ivete Lucas, Patrick Bresnan, Maida Lynn
Co-Producer: Maida Lynn
Executive Producers: Gill Holland, Linda Dodwell, John Copeland and Beth Earl
Executive Producers: The Guardian: Charlie Phillips, Lindsay Poulton
Cinematographer: Patrick Bresnan, Joaquin del Paso
Sound: Eric Friend
Editor: Ivete Lucas
Protagonists: Jamelia Burroughs, Christopher Burgess Jr., Na’Kerria Nelso