~ Winner of the Short Award ~
A Revolving Door is the story of thirty-three-year-old Tommy Lennon, who struggles to deal with the dual diagnosis of mental illness and drug addiction. The film focuses not only on Tommy’s life but also on his family’s frustration, helplessness, courage, and resilience. For twenty years, Tommy has been stuck in a revolving door of homelessness, drug abuse, mental institutions, and jails. Was it a surfing-related head injury that turned Tommy’s life upside down? Will Tommy and his loving family learn to deal with this constantly shifting reality?