Is This The Real World
"Well crafted…superb cinematography…excellent music" - Huffington Post.
Forever young BMX whizz kid Mark Blazey is going to stay young even if it kills him in this offbeat portrayal of growing up fast, first love, and overcoming everything that young life can throw at you.
Screening will be followed by a filmmakers Q and A
Coming of Age
Director: Martin McKenna
Writer: Martin McKenna
Stars: Sean Keenan (Strangerland), Hannes Berger, Charlotte Best, Julia Blake (Don’t be Afraid of the Dark) Peter Hardy (Chopper), Aaron Bethune.
Mark (Sean Keenan) is a smart kid from a chaotic family. Dealing with his wine binging mother, his jailbird brother and his dying Gran, he finds himself thrown into a new school where he fights against a system that is being enforced by an extreme principal. Rebelling at every turn he must find his way in the real world, with the help of the principal’s daughter in this coming of age tale of first love and true acceptance.