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THE LONELY BATTLE OF THOMAS REID + Q&A

Dir: Feargal Ward
Ireland / 2017 / 85mins

At first glance, Irish farmer Thomas Reid doesn’t seem much of a match for the multinational company with its eye on his land. The modest farmer lives alone in his dilapidated 300-year-old ancestral home, surrounded by his cows and chickens. The world of US computing giant Intel, and the Irish government’s policies on land grabs seem very far removed from his day-to-day farming life. Yet with everything at stake and the odds stacked against him, it’s crunch time for this most unlikely of heroes.

Director Feargal Ward captures Thomas Reid’s rural life and rebel spirit with nuance and grace. His desaturated colour palette and a bravura take on verbatim court reporting mark this out as an unmissable David-and-Goliath story for the age of globalisation.

The first screening is part of the London Irish Film Festival and will be followed by a director Q&A.

Book Tickets

Date: Sat 24 Nov 2018 - Wed 28 Nov 2018
Price: Event £12.50 (£10 CONCESSIONS), Regular PEAK £9 (£7 CONCESSIONS) / OFF PEAK £5
Saturday 24th November
16:00
Sunday 25th November
18:00
Tuesday 27th November
16:30
Wednesday 28th November
18:30

PLEASE NOTE: THERE WILL BE NO ADVERTS PLAYED BEFORE FILMS IN THE BERTHA DOCHOUSE SCREEN. ALL FEATURES WILL START PROMPTLY FOLLOWING A SELECTION OF TRAILERS.