KAIROS

By Paul BARAKAT

SLOANE STREET FILMS - as PROD

Drama - Completed 2018

An aspiring boxer with Down syndrome and his mentor must deal with the fallout of a violent incident.

Festivals
& Awards

Tertio Millenio 2018
Best Film
Lebanese Film Festival Australia 2019
Film of The Year
Oaxaca 2019
Global Section - Finalist
St. Louis International Film Festival 2019
Official Selection
Melbourne International Film Festival 2019
Official Selection - Audience Top Ten of the festival
    • Year of production
    • 2018
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • AUSTRALIA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Budget
    • N/A
    • Duration
    • 89 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Paul BARAKAT
    • Writer(s)
    • Paul BARAKAT
    • Producer(s)
    • Carla BARAKAT (Sloane Street Films), Paul BARAKAT (Sloane Street Films)
    • Synopsis
    • Danny, a former gymnast with Down syndrome, abandons his achievements to pursue a career in boxing in order to gain acceptance and respect. His dreams of stepping into the ring are soon derailed however, after he is involved in a violent mishap with his trainer, John. Both men must now deal with the psychological and emotional fallout of the incident, a path that forces Danny to turn inward and question the very nature of his identity.