This movie is the fifth feature from award-winning Irish film director Graham Jones entitled DAVIN which examines the reaction of an Irishman’s friends and family to the news of his suicide and is being made freely available on-line in 136 countries in advance of World Suicide Prevention Day 2014.
The movie features a large ensemble cast of Irish actors who feel it’s deeply important to draw attention to this issue – all playing mourners driving their various cars to the funeral of a person who actually took his life in a car.
Hear more about this movie from the Director Graham Jones.
World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) is an awareness day observed on September 10th every year, in order to provide international commitment and action to prevent suicides, with various activities around the globe. This year’s theme is ‘Suicide Prevention: One World Connected’. The suggestion is that combating suicide requires connections on many levels: social, clinical and cultural.