Patrick Bresnan and Ivete Lucas (Pahokee)

Patrick Bresnan
Patrick Bresnan is a visual artist and filmmaker. He received his formal education working for notable mission school artists, Clare Rojas and Barry Mcgee (Twist). Patrick holds a masters degree in sustainability from the University of Texas School of Architecture. He is currently developing a new film in the Florida panhandle.

Ivete Lucas
Ivete Lucas is a director, producer, and editor based in Austin, Texas. She was born in Brazil and grew up in Mexico. For the past 10 years, she has been making video art and co-directing documentaries with her partner Patrick Bresnan. Their latest short film SKIP DAY won the Short Film Prize at The Directors Fortnight at Cannes. PAHOKEE is the first feature-length film that she directed, produced, and edited. It premiered at Sundance and earned her an editing award as well as Best Florida Feature at the Miami Film Festival. PAHOKEE is currently touring film festivals in the Americas, Europe, and Asia.

About the Film

In a small agricultural town in the Florida Everglades, hopes for the future are concentrated on the youth. Four teens face heartbreak and celebrate in the rituals of an extraordinary senior year.