Kerry Film Festival is an internationally recognised Irish Short Film Festival. The festival takes place in the picturesque town of Killarney, Co. Kerry in the south west of Ireland from the 19th to the 23rd of October 2016.

Highlights of the Kerry Film Festival include an international short film competition, a curated programme of features films, a showcase of Kerry talent, live film music events and niche film events in unique venues. Through our annual Film Festival and year-round programme of events including our Secret Cine Club, Silver Screenings and Summer Open Air Cinema, our goal is to create new and exciting film experiences, create a hub of film creativity and appreciation in Kerry, champion the work of local and national emerging filmmakers and promote the county as a major filmmaking destination.

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    KFF announces Judges 2016

    The 17th Kerry Film Festival, today announced its jurors — a diverse group of industry leaders, including acclaimed filmmakers, writers, directors and broadcasters. The winning...

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    Thunder Road – Breakdown of a Journey to Sundance Festival

    KERRY FILM FESTIVAL in association with SCREEN TRAINING IRELAND presents Thunder Road – Breakdown of a Journey to Sundance Festival Kerry Film Festival, supported by...

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    Wrap Party – INEC Acoustic Club

    Join us at the INEC ACOUSTIC CLUB to celebrate a week of film at the Kerry Film Festival. The WRAP PARTY will follow the awards...