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 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, 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 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 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»
Photo Credit: Patrick Bresnan