Ireland 1977. When Damien Lynch is forced to serve as an altar boy at an important mass in his local parish, he faces a difficult choice: conform to the status quo, or serve an extended ban from his life's passion - football.

Oscar Nominated Short Film
Shooting Format : RED MX 4K
Irish Film Board -Signature Scheme  • Production Company : Emu Productions 
Producer : Eimear O'Kane • Director : Peter McDonald

Awards & Official Screenings
WINNER ‘Best Irish Short Film’ – Corona Cork Film Festival 2010
WINNER ‘Best Short Film’ – Chicago Irish Film Festival 2011
Nominated for an OSCAR for ‘Best Short Film’ 2012
Nominated for an IFTA (Irish Film & Television Award) for ‘Best Short Film’ 2011
Official Selection –Tribeca Film Festival 2011
Official Selection – IndieLisboa International Film Festival 2011