IRELAND — (02-09-19) — lúbtha’ is a gay short film directed by Ethan McDowell. The gay short film was inspired by true events and follows the story of a teenager dealing with his sexuality whilst having to grow up in early 90s Northern Ireland.
Director Ethan McDowell brings a story of a young teenager who deals with physical and mental abuse daily.
The ‘MUST SEE’ gay short film stars Oliver Scullion, Josh Hegarty, Conor Gormally, Geraldine Galligan and Ciara Gallagher.
“lúbtha’ is a short film inspired by true events and follows the story of a teenager dealing with his sexuality whilst having to grow up in early 90s Northern Ireland. As physical and mental abuse become a daily struggle, Fintan retreats into a world of anger and silence. With no solution on the horizon, he yearns to escape from the small town he’s been trapped in all his life, bringing nothing but his younger brother. As he comes closer to planning his journey to freedom, one night he is shown the reality of acceptance and love.”
The gay short film of lúbtha was released via YouTube on February 2, 2019.
lúbtha: Official Website
Directed by: Ethan McDowell
Director of Photography: Joseph Hobbs
Editor: Borbala Szilassi
Colorist: Kati Linard
Production co: Pickle & Co. Productions
Release date: February 2, 2019
Article by: Michael “The Sizzler” Jacobs, Staff Writer
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