Imelda O Reilly Film
Tumbling Towards Home

The award winning film, Tumbling Towards Home is a coming of age story about Malcolm Adams, an Irish immigrant who moves to New York in 1989 to study acting under Alan Langdon. He works through the grief from the loss of his mother and his friend Philip Seymour Hoffman. This leads to his decision of where to place his hat down and call it home.

Watch excerpt from film here: Tumbling Towards Home

Imelda O’Reilly is an award winning filmmaker. Her published works include plays, poems and a short story. As a filmmaker she has written and directed seven award winning films most recently, Tumbling Towards Home, Her feature screenplay titled We’re the Kids in America was an official selection for L’Atélier Cinéfondation, that is part of the Cannes International Film Festival in 2018.

O’Reilly is the recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship to Morocco in 2007. She has an MFA with honors in film from Columbia University. Imelda is an Associate Professor at JMU. Prior to JMU Imelda was an Assistant Professor at NYU’s Graduate Film Program TischAsia in Singapore.

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