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Longford based film set to hit Irish & UK cinemas next year

Dec 12, 2021 11:12 By Shannonside News
Longford based film set to hit Irish & UK cinemas next year Longford based film set to hit Irish & UK cinemas next year
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Robert Higgins says they are delighted they set this up in Longford because of the support from locals.

A Longford based film is set to be screened in Irish and UK cinemas next year.

Wildcard Distribution has secured rights to Lakelands, a debut feature by Granard natives Robert Higgins and Patrick McGivney.

The movie which was shot at various locations around the county tells the story of a Gaelic footballer who struggles to comes to terms with a career-ending injury.

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It's funded by Creative Ireland along with Longford Arts Office, Backstage Theatre and Longford LEO.

Speaking to Shannonside Northern Sound, Director and Writer Robert Higgins says the support from the local people has been incredible.

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