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Kerry Film Festival Announce Award Winners 2017

Artistic Director of the Kerry Film Festival Maeve McGrath announcing awards winners at the INEC. Photo credit Oisín Mackey

On Sunday October 22, 2017, the 18th Kerry Film Festival came to a close, following another outstanding year of Irish film premieres, screenings and discussions. The annual awards ceremony took place after the Irish Premiere of ‘Lies We Tell’ in the INEC on Saturday evening.

Artistic Director of the Kerry Film Festival Maeve McGrath, informed a full house, “The Kerry Film Festival is a platform for showcasing the best in Feature, Short and Documentary Cinema from at home and abroad and our award winners are at the highest level of these categories”.

The awards are judged by a private industry jury panel that include, Maura Kelly, Gerard Keenan, Nicky Fennell, Fodhla Cronin O’Reilly, Sé Merry Doyle, Clare Stronge and Seamus Duggan.

Kerry Film Festival 2017 – Jury Panel

The Winners are:

BEST INTERNATIONAL NARRATIVE  – NORO

 BEST DOCUMENTARY –  BLOOD AND INK

BEST ANIMATION – SECOND TO NONE

BEST STUDENT – RAHA

BEST SCORE – WRONGHEADED

BEST IRISH NARRATIVE – WAVE

BEST KERRY CONNECTION – A CONVERSATION

 WINNER KFF/ STORYSTOCK COMPETITION  – ALFIE BARKER