In a Florida town where hardship and struggle have afflicted generations, hopes for the future are concentrated on the young. PAHOKEE is a poetic observation that follows four youth ascending from heartbreak and relishing in the joyous rites of passage that serve as their send-off from the only town they call home.

Ivete Lucas Ivete Lucas
Director, Producer

Ivete Lucas was born in Brazil and began her film career in Mexico. Her short documentary The Send-Off premiered at Sundance 2016 and won jury awards at SXSW, AFI Fest and SFFILM. She is the... more»

Patrick Bresnan Patrick Bresnan
Director, Producer

Patrick Bresnan, an Austin-based visual artist and filmmaker, directed the award-winning short documentary The Send-Off (2016) with his partner Ivete Lucas. Their short The Rabbit... more»

Maida Lynn Maida Lynn

Maida Lynn is the Executive Producer of The Send-Off and the Co-Producer of The Rabbit Hunt, the sole American short film in competition for the 2017 Golden Berlin Bear at the Berlin International... more»

PJ Raval PJ Raval

PJ Raval is a producer and director whose credits include TRINIDAD(Showtime), BEFORE YOU KNOW IT(PBS), and his latest feature documentary CALL HER GANDA which is supported by the Ford Foundation,... more»

Additional Credits

Photo Credit: Patrick Bresnan

Genre: Documentary