Short Film of the Week: Watch ‘The Beekeeper’s Son’ by Jamie Hannigan


A young boy steals away from a wake and encounters a solitary mourner reminiscing by a lone beehive — the dead man’s son, who has only begun to realise what traditions may have died with his father.

This film was funded by Filmbase and RTE

Writer/Director Jamie Hannigan
Producer Shirley Weir
Editor Frank Reid
DOP Paddy Jordan

Music by Somedrome Ebauche & Lisa Hannigan,

For a full list of cast and crew visit

Shooting Format Super 16 MM
Screening Format 35MM
Running Time 10’14” approx
Aspect Ratio 16:9 fha


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