Cleveland International Film Festival } March 29 – April 9, 2017 Presented by Dollar Bank

The Nation Holds Its Breath


Year: 2016
Country: Ireland
Run Time: 20 minutes


The Nation Holds Its Breath

On the day of the most important football match in Irish history, a young father to be is torn between witnessing the miracle of childbirth and witnessing the miracle of reaching the quarter finals of the World Cup.

The Nation Holds Its Breath

CIFF41 Screenings

Tower City Cinemas

Friday, April 07, 2017 at 4:15 PM

Saturday, April 08, 2017 at 9:05 AM

Shorts Program
Shorts Program 14

Kev Cahill

Joey Horvitz

Kev Cahill

Oliver Loncraine

Stephen O'Connell

Principal Cast
Sam Keeley, Barbara Brennan, Ally Ní Chiaráin, Kate Gilmore, Ali Coffey

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