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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    Kerry Film Festival announces new Artistic Director

    Kerry Film Festival is delighted to announce the appointment of Maeve McGrath to the post of Artistic Director. Maeve will take up the position on...

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    Festival 2016 Open submissions

    Applications are open for Kerry Film Festival 2016. Final deadline for open submissions is 11th July 2016 for all short film categories. We are accepting...

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    Schools Drawing Competition with Radio Kerry

    To celebrate our upcoming Summer Open Air Cinema programme, we are running a fantastic drawing competition with Radio Kerry from Mon 9th – Fri 13th...