The Lonely Battle of Thomas Reid - 77'
- Sun, 12/02/2018 - 14:00
Thomas Reid lives a solitary life on the fringes of mainstream society, farming the lands passed down to him by his father and his grandfather before. Beyond the walls of his 17th century farm looms a vast American factory - vital to the national economy but long an unsettling presence in Thomas’ life. Suspicious of
intrusion, Thomas does not welcome the State agents who come to forcibly purchase his house and lands.
A Berlin-based filmmaker and cinematographer. He made his directorial debut with “Yximalloo” (2014), co-directed with Tadhg O’Sullivan, which premiered at Marseille Festival of Documentary Film where it won the Prix Premier before subsequently screening at festivals worldwide. His work has been screened and broadcast internationally, including on Channel 4, Al Jazeera, MoMA NY, and CPH:DOX.