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The Drummer and the Keeper

Opening Night Film and Party

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The Drummer and the Keeper

Opening Night Film and Party

Director: Nick Kelly
Producer: Kate McColgan
Writer: Nick Kelly
Cast: Dermot Murphy, Jacob McCarthy, Peter Coonan, Charlie Kelly, Adrian Hudson, Jane Herbert, Aoibhinn McGinnity, Annie Ryan

Gabriel is a chaotic young rock drummer desperate to hide his recent Bipolar diagnosis from his increasingly exasperated band mates. At the therapeutic mixed-ability soccer game he’s obliged to attend as part of his treatment, Gabriel is spectacularly upended by goalkeeper Christopher, an institutionalized 17-year-old with Asperger’s Syndrome. Having taken violent revenge, Gabriel faces expulsion unless he “makes friends” with Christopher.

When the isolated and socially inept young goalkeeper takes this grudging offer of friendship literally, Gabriel finds his footsteps dogged and secrets threatened by an embarrassingly eager and dangerously tactless new disciple.

2017, NR, Ireland, Drama, English, 94 minutes
  Florida Premiere
  Filmmakers in Attendance


Opening Night Film & Party

Naples International Film Festival

This film presentation is part of the Naples International Film Festival Opening Night Film & Party. The evening begins at 6pm with a VIP Red Carpet arrival with complimentary drinks and snacks. At 7pm all guests will enjoy a screening of the opening film. There will be a Q&A session immediately following the film.

Following the premiere, all in attendance can enjoy a fabulous after-party with heavy hors d'oeuvres, desserts, drinks, music, and dancing!

Opening Night Film & Party Ticket

$69


Red Carpet Arrival — 6pm
Film Presentation — 7pm


Cocktail Attire Suggested

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