#MyNameIs Competition

We are looking for great storytellers… #MyNameIs, a new collaboration between the Kerry Film Festival and StoryStock, is asking people to submit stories of love, lust, romance, loss and triumph. The competition is looking for real stories about real people around the world. Ten stories, which should be videos of...

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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 films will be announced at the KFF Awards Night ceremony on Sunday 23 Oct at the INEC Killarney. BEN CLEARY Benjamin is an Irish writer/director...

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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 Screen Training Ireland is delighted to welcome winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the 2016 Sundance, Jim Cummings to the Short Film Market in...

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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 with a screening of the renowned TALKING HEAD’s documentary STOP MAKING SENSE and an alternative music DJ set. STOP MAKING SENSE W.GER / 1984 /...

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Kerry Film Festival Announces Appointments to Board of Directors

Following the recent announcement of Maeve McGrath as its new Artistic Director, Kerry Film Festival announces the appointment of four new individuals to its board of directors. The new board members are: Áine Moriarty, CEO IFTA; Alex Fegan, film maker; Mike Hayes, film maker and Elaine Kinsella, broadcaster and radio...

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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 July 18th 2016. Maeve has extensive experience in film production and film festival management. She has acted in Colm Toibin’s BROOKLYN, and has a list...

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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 May 2016. Tune in all this week to find out how you can win an Outdoor Screening for your School. www.radiokerry.ie ABOUT THE COMPETITION We...

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Michael Collins to be re-released in Irish cinemas

As part of this year’s 1916 centenary celebrations and twenty year’s after it’s first release in 1996, Neil Jordan’s Michael Collins is to be re-released in a new digital format. Michael Collins is a historical biopic that tells the story of the Irish patriot and revolutionary who died during the...

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Festival Programme available now

Your free film festival programme is available now! Look out for it in shops / supermarkets/ hotels and other places around Tralee and Killarney. Check it out for all the super treats we have in store for you in this year’s festival, opening next week.

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Volunteers needed for Festival 2015

Kerry Film Festival is now looking for volunteers for this year’s festival from Wed 21st Oct to Sun 25th Oct. You must be fun, dependable and KILLARNEY based. If you’re up for it, we’d love to hear from you. Just head over to our VOLUNTEER PAGE and fill in the...

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