The evocatively named Pilgrim Hill – the feature debut from 24-year-old Gerard Barrett – imparts a compassionate view of withdrawn bachelor farmer Jimmy Walsh as he is confronted with a set of crises, all of which are beyond his control. Winning several awards since its premiere last year, this film is nothing short of a triumph for its young Kerry director.
Pilgrim Hill opens at the IFI on April 12th and we are delighted to welcome director Gerard Barrett for a Q&A following the 18.30 screening on April 12th as part of Spotlight: New Irish Film at the IFI, a new annual month-long celebration of Ireland’s film industry by the IFI in partnership with the Irish Film Board/Bord Scannán na hÉireann. Download the full programme.
WIN TICKETS TO THE SCREENING OF PILGRIM HILL ON FRIDAY, APRIL 12TH (18.30) FOLLOWED BY A Q&A WITH GERARD BARRETT!
Simply submit your name and email below before 11am on Thursday, April 11th and we’ll randomly pick 3 winners who will receive a pair of FREE tickets each to this event. Good luck!
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Competition closes at 11am on Thursday, April 11th 2013. The winners will be contacted by email on the same day. (See IFI Terms and Conditions regarding prizes and competitions.)
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