Kerry Film Festival 2017

The 18th Kerry Film Festival will run from 19th – 22nd October 2017 bringing exceptional short films from around the world along with national and regional programmes. The festival will also host, for the first time, a platform for first time feature film makers. These DISCOVERY FEATURES will screen on...

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Maureen O’Hara Award 2017

The Kerry Film Festival is delighted to present the 2017 Maureen O’Hara Award to director Emer Reynolds (THE FARTHEST), in celebration of her enormous contribution to the film industry and in admiration of her work, which continues to engage audiences and inspire fellow filmmakers. The Kerry Film Festival inaugurated the...

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AWARDS NIGHT 2017 – INEC

Join us at the INEC GLENEAGLE BALLROOM in celebration of our award nominated films at the Kerry Film Festival. The AWARDS NIGHT will start from 9:30pm and will be followed my music and film.  

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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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