The New York Premiere of the extraordinary indie film
at the SVA Theatre
on July 24, 2019
Ben Gilmour's JIRGA, a"contemplative war film with a sense of purpose"
(The Guardian), was Australia's entry to the 2019 Academy Awards, was named Best Indie Film at the AACTA Awards and Best Film at CinefestOZ, and was an official selection at the Toronto, Palm Springs, Melbourne and Sydney film festivals.
See online interviews with director Ben Gilmour and lead actor Sam Smith describing the dangerous conditions under which the film was made.