30th Galway Film Fleadh 10th - 15th July 2018

Pilgrimage

Thu 13 July / Town Hall Theatre / 20:15 / Mature
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“Director Brendan Muldowney creates an extraordinary period drama crossed with an action-laced road movie.”
— Tribeca Film Festival

Competition Entry
Irish Premiere
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Ireland, 1209. An island on the edge of the world. A small group of monks begin a reluctant pilgrimage across an island torn between centuries of tribal warfare and the growing power of Norman invaders. Escorting their monastery’s holiest relic to Rome, the monks’ progress is seen through the eyes of a pious young novice and a mute lay-brother with a violent past. As the true material, political and religious significance of the bejewelled relic becomes dangerously apparent, their path to the east coast becomes increasingly fraught with peril. The monks belatedly realise that, in this wild land of ancient superstitions, the faith that binds them together may ultimately lead to their destruction.

Official Selection: Tribeca Film Festival, Edinburgh International Film Festival

The director and cast members will attend

Director Brendan Muldowney
Cast Tom Holland, Jon Bernthal, Richard Armitage & John Lynch
Script Jamie Hannigan
Producers Conor Barry, John Keville & Benoit Roland

Year 2017
Country Ireland
Duration 96 minutes

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Opening Film: Song of Granite

Opening Film: Song of Granite

Rocky Ros Muc

Rocky Ros Muc

Making It

Making It

Writing Home

Writing Home

It Tolls for Thee

It Tolls for Thee

Jaha’s Promise

Jaha’s Promise

In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America

In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America

Maudie

Maudie

No Party for Billy Burns

No Party for Billy Burns

Pilgrimage

Pilgrimage

The Limit of…

The Limit of…

Butterfly City

Butterfly City

The Farthest

The Farthest

Condemned to Remember

Condemned to Remember

Release

Release

The Drummer & The Keeper

The Drummer & The Keeper

The Silver Branch

The Silver Branch

Michael Inside

Michael Inside

A Cambodian Spring

A Cambodian Spring

Elián

Elián

Aithrí (Penance)

Aithrí (Penance)

Lost & Found

Lost & Found

Limbo

Limbo

Maze

Maze

Bad Day for the Cut

Bad Day for the Cut

Rocky Ros Muc – Extra Screening

Rocky Ros Muc – Extra Screening

Poc na nGael

Poc na nGael

Thanks to your Noble Shadow

Thanks to your Noble Shadow

Closing Film: Return to Montauk

Closing Film: Return to Montauk