"Rip and the Preacher" selected for Aspen Shortsfest
RIP AND THE PREACHER, produced through Northern Ireland Screen's Digital Shorts Programme in 2008, has been selected to screen in competition at the Aspen Shortsfest which runs from 1 April to 5 April 2009.
Aspen Shortsfest is widely recognized as one of the premier short film and video festivals in North America with it International Competition including approximately sixty short films and videos, many of them premieres.
RIP AND THE PREACHER tells the story of how a street preacher is challenged to put his faith in god to the ultimate test by an angry young atheist.
Written by Mark Jordan, directed by Michael Lennox and produced by Villi Ragnarsson, the film stars Gerard McSorley, Jonathan Harden and Paul Kennedy.
Further information on the festival can be found on the festival website – http://www.aspenfilm.org.
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