Swim Documentary ‘Unsinkable’ Completes Busy 2022 Festival Season 

Photo Courtesy: Alan Corcoran

Swim Documentary ‘Unsinkable’ Completes Busy 2022 Festival Season 

The swimming documentary ‘Unsinkable,’ released in 2022, has completed a busy run through film festivals in 2022, a tour that will continue through the spring of 2023.

The film documents Alan Corcoran’s attempt to swim the 500-kilometer length of Ireland, a feat he undertook for charity in 2019.

The film won the best feature documentary award at the 2022 Prague International Film Festival. It was granted an Outstanding Excellence Award at the Docs Without Borders festival in the United States and garnered the second jury’s award for documentary feature at the Wales International Film Festival.

It has been accepted to festivals in France, Luxembourg and Australia.

The film was funded via Kickstarter. The swim (and film) are part of a mission to raise funds and awareness to support stroke and cancer charities. (Corcoran’s father Milo died in 2016 after suffering a stroke. He was also battling cancer at the time.)

‘Unsinkable’ provides another glimpse at swimming on the big screen, paired with the 2022 Netflix release of ‘The Swimmers.’

‘Unsinkable’ festival entries

  • Prague International Film Festival 2022 (Best Feature Documentary)
  • Docs Without Borders Film Festival 2022 (Outstanding Excellence Award)
  • Wales International Film Festival 2022 (Documentary Feature – Jury’s Special Prize)
  • Spotlight Documentary Film Awards (Documentary Feature Gold Award)
  • London International Monthly Film Festival (Best Feature Film Award)
  • London Mountain Film Festival Official Selection
  • Festival Écrans de l’Aventure Official Selection
  • Mountain & Adventure Film Festival Official Selection
  • Melbourne Lift-Off Film Festival Official Selection
  • British & Irish Film Festival Luxembourg Official Selection
  • International Road Movie Festival Official Selection
  • Waimea Ocean Film Festival Official Selection
  • Lyons International Film Festival Official Selection
  • Wander Wild Festival
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