Clown

Nominated for

Best Short Documentary

Directed by

Shane O'Neill

10' • Ireland • 2021

"It's a serious business being funny" A seasoned professional clown on the eve of retirement reflects on a lifetime of adoration & rejection, humour & heartbreak. Clown is a short, stylised documentary, delving into the hidden customs & quirks of the clowning community to tell the story of a life spent trying to make people laugh.