A woman, María, sits by the side of the road behind a rickety, homemade stall, her expression a blend of forbearance and exasperation. She greets passers-by and invites them to stop, to spend a few minutes with her as they continue on down the road. They are pilgrims and have a long, arduous journey ahead of them, on the ancient Camino de Santiago. María’s encounters with the passing strangers allow us to catch a glimpse of the modern pilgrim. Despite encountering some difficult pilgrims throughout her day, María nobly continues her task.

Winner of BAFTA New Talent 2010 best student film, Winner Short Doc, Edinburgh International Film Festival 2010 , Winner Audience Award, Best Documentary, New Horizons FF 2010. Nominated for European Film Award, 2010 & shortlisted for Grierson Award 2011. Played at over 100 international film festivals, including IDFA, Silverdocs, Full Frame and Kassel Film & Video Fest.

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