The Drummer & The Keeper tells the story of the unlikely friendship formed between two young men; Gabriel, a reckless young drummer with bipolar disorder, who revels in rejecting society’s rules and Christopher, a 17-year-old with Asperger’s Syndrome, who yearns to fit in.

This heartwarming story shows the strength of the human bond in the face of adversity. Written and directed by Nick Kelly, whose short film Shoe was shortlisted for an Academy Award, the film stars a collection of talented Irish actors including Dermot Murphy (Clean Break),  Peter Coonan (Love/Hate) and introducing Jacob McCarthy.

With special thanks to Element Distribution


The screening will be followed by a post show discussion.

Youthreach are also hosting a rap workshop day for their students on Wed 15 Jan, facilitated by Roger Mehta of The Harmony Project, to explore expression through the medium of rap. 


Presented by First Fortnight in association with Youthreach


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