Christmas with Dad

“Christmas with Dad” follows 23-year-old AJ as his family prepare for the festive season and the arrival of an eighth child. With remarkable access and insight, the film reveals a young man struggling to define his role as a father, haunted by his own childhood and facing an uncertain future…

Director: Conor McCormick
Production: Clarity Productions
Duration: 12 min
Country: UK, 2008

Conor McCormack

Conor McCormack is an Irish filmmaker based in Bristol, working in both documentary and fictions that deal with contemporary social and ethnographic themes. Since he first picked up a Super-8 camera to make short film “Shoplifter”, which screened at the 2000 Raindance Film Festival, he has gone on to write and direct a number of shorts and music videos that have screened at film festivals around the world, picking up several awards. He is currently developing a drama project, whilst working on several community-based documentaries.