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"Cycle Breakers" is a folk documentary about men's mental health that confronts the stigma associated with asking for help. Told through the lens of rural biker culture and a strained relationship between father and son, the film reveals stories of addiction, abuse, and trauma and a son's commitment to breaking the cycle in his own family. It is an intimate portrait of an unlikely hero, as well as a representation of masculinity in its most virtuous state.

"CYCLE BREAKERS" full documentary (2020)

Directed by Brady Calestro
Editing and Cinematography by MiKEKASH
Produced by Josh Clark

Running time 33 minutes

"Growing up with a child psychologist for a father, I never understood the stigma against therapy. At an early age, it was explained to me that dad 'helps kids who are sad or mad'. Everybody has moments where they feel sad or mad. It was all pretty normal. And I was lucky."    


                              - Brady Calestro  

Filmmakers Brady Calestro and Josh Clark introduce the "We are the Dead Souls" folk documentary piece featuring Travis "The Terror" Clark.
"WE ARE THE DEAD SOULS" premiere trailer

Featuring "Lift Us Up" by Shawn James
Copyright 2016 Raleigh Music Group

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