#IrishFilm: Gerard Walsh’s independent feature South to have Gala Screening tonight

Irish independent feature film South, from writer/director Gerard Walsh, will have a special Gala Screening in Dublin’s Cineworld cinema tonight at 7pm, ahead of its theatrical release on November 25th.

South tells the story of Tom, a young man struggling with the recent death of his father. After finding a note from his estranged mother he decides to hit the road and try to find her. Throughout this journey Tom also tries to overcome his crippling stage fright as a musician. Along his journey he meets Jess, a free-spirited young woman that captivates his mind and heart.

Red Rock actor Darragh O’Toole stars as Tom, with support from Emily Lamey (Every Breaking Wave), veteran screen star Joe Rooney (Monged, Father Ted), and Andie McCaffrey Byrne (A Day Like Today, Love/Hate).  Matthew Toman of Bankhouse Productions produces, with cinematography from Kevin Treacy (The Death of a Projectionist). The film features original music by Sean Riddick.

Attending the screening are director Gerard Walsh, producer Matthew Toman, and cast members Darragh O’Toole, Emily Lamey, Joe Rooney and Andie McCaffrey Byrne. Other guests expected to come include presenter Diana Bunici; former UFC fighter Cathal Pendred; models Teodura Sutra, Emily Jade Elliott, and Kamal Ibrahim; singer Claire Malone; artists Kim Hurley and Steven Mannion; stylists Maria Fusco, Irene O’Brien, Eoin Dillon, and Grace Moore; actors Elva Trill, Ian Kenny, Craig Grainger, Saoirse Long, Geraldine O’Callaghan, Eamon Farrell, Edward Smith, Shane Lennon, and Aaron Heffernan; and a host of others.

South is out in Irish cinemas on November 25th.