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Kerry Film Festival To Screen Films In The Square On Culture Night

Kerry Film Festival To Screen Films In The Square On Culture Night

September 17, 2022 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY International Film Festival will be hosting an outdoor film screening in The Square, Tralee, as part of Culture Night on Friday, September 23 from 8pm – 11pm. The programme being presented by KIFF will include a series of short films in celebration of Irish culture and the exciting line […]

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At the premiere of the film Joyride in Killarney on Wednesday night last, Grace O’Donnell (Chair Kerry International Film Festival) Siobhan O’Sullivan (Screen Kerry)Ailbhe Keogan (Writer) Charlie Reid(Actor) Aileen Garvey(Kerry international Film Festival) Aine Moriarty (CEO IFTA) attending the premiere of Joyride at Killarney Cinema. Photo: Michael G. Kenny

PHOTOS: ‘Joyride’ Premiere Held In Killarney Cinema

July 28, 2022 at 12:49 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY International Film Festival (KIFF) in association with Screen Kerry hosted a preview screening of ‘Joyride’ at Cinema Killarney on Wednesday evening. The film, shot in locations around Kerry and starring Oscar-winning actor Olivia Colman, was showcased to a sold-out full house of cast, crew, film enthusiasts, sponsors, and supporters […]

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Bronagh Gallagher received the award from Kerry International Film Festival Chairperson Grace O'Donnell on Thursday night. Photo; Ciara O'Donnell

Bronagh Gallagher Honoured By Kerry Film Festival In Tralee

May 21, 2022 at 8:57 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry International Film Festival presented much loved actor and singer Bronagh Gallagher with the 2019 Maureen O’ Hara Award, in celebration of women in film on Thursday evening. The presentation had to be delayed due to COVID but the Derry native made it down to town for a special […]

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Bronagh Gallagher.

Kerry Film Festival To Host An Evening With Bronagh Gallagher In Tralee

May 6, 2022 at 11:35 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY International Film Festival (KIFF) is delighted to announce that they are hosting ‘An Evening With Bronagh Gallagher’ sponsored by Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland on May 19  in St. John’s Church of Ireland, Tralee. The evening will feature a screening of Ms. Gallagher’s 2019 film ‘A Bump Along The Way’ at 7pm followed […]

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Kerry International Film Festival Announces Award Winners

Kerry International Film Festival Announces Award Winners

October 18, 2021 at 11:36 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY International Film Festival (KIFF) celebrated its 22nd Edition over this past weekend. This year KIFF presented a blended festival that included 15 physical events and 30 online screenings and the KIFF team was overwhelmed with the level of interest and support they received over the four days of the […]

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Mieke Vanmechelan, Aine Moriarty, Grace O’ Donnell, Julie Jay, Kate Kenneally, Ailbhe Keoghan

PHOTOS: Kerry International Film Festival Opens In Killarney

October 15, 2021 at 8:37 am Comments are Disabled

THE official opening of the Kerry International Film Festival (KIFF) took place last night at The Randles Hotel, Killarney. Celebrating its 22nd edition, this year’s festival is taking place from October 14-17 and will present a blended film festival that promotes and showcases film and filmmaking talent across 15 in […]

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Kerry International Film Festival Launches Programme Of Events

Kerry International Film Festival Launches Programme Of Events

October 1, 2021 at 6:00 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY International Film Festival (KIFF) officially launched their 2021 film festival programme this evening online. Celebrating its 22nd edition, this year’s festival will take place October 14 – 17 and will present a blended film festival that promotes and showcases film and filmmaking talent across 15 in person physical events […]

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Grace O Donnell   Chariperson KIFF
Sharon Hayes President of Tralee Rotary Club.
Mike Kelly    Castlegregory Community Council

Tralee Rotary And Kerry Film Festival Partner Up For Tree-Planting Initiative

February 2, 2021 at 1:32 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY International Film Festival is partnering with Tralee Rotary Club to plant 4000 trees in the Castlegregory Nature Park and the adjoining Meán Scoil Nua an Leith Triúigh school garden. The tree-planting is part of KIFF’s evolving environmental policy outlined in their 20121 – 2026 Five Year Strategic Plan. Having just […]

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Kerry Film Festival Presents Annual Awards

Kerry Film Festival Presents Annual Awards

October 20, 2020 at 2:15 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry International Film Festival came to an end on Sunday night with their annual awards which were held online this year. As well as presenting Jessie Buckley with the Maureen O’Hara award, there were a number of other awards up for grabs. The full list of award winning films […]

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Jessie Buckley

Jessie Buckley To Receive Kerry Film Festival’s Maureen O’Hara Award

September 17, 2020 at 12:16 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry International Film Festival (KIFF) has announced that Jessie Buckley is the recipient of this year’s Maureen O’Hara award. The Killarney native will be accepting the accolade in October in celebration of her exceptional work in both film and the arts. The much-coveted award is offered exclusively to women who […]

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Kerry Film Festival Holds Awards Ceremony

Kerry Film Festival Holds Awards Ceremony

October 24, 2019 at 10:47 am Comments are Disabled

FOLLOWING another wonderful year of Irish and European film premieres, screenings and events, the annual awards ceremony took place in Killarney on Saturday evening. The 20th edition of the Kerry Film Festival featured short and feature films from around the globe and many homegrown selections. Artistic Director of the Kerry […]

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‘Kilimanjaro Mama’ Wins Best Feature Film At Kerry Film Festival

‘Kilimanjaro Mama’ Wins Best Feature Film At Kerry Film Festival

October 21, 2019 at 11:35 am 3 comments

FOLLOWING a sell-out premiere at Killarney Cinema on Saturday evening and a standing ovation as the credits rolled, things got even better for some Kerry based filmmakers. Director Malcolm Willis and Producer Brian Hurley along with film crew were astonished when they were informed their feature documentary “Kilimanjaro Mama” was […]

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Eibh Collins

Kerry Film Festival Announces New Head Of Programming

August 20, 2019 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Film Festival has announced Eibh Collins as its new Head of Programming, beginning with the milestone 20th edition of the festival, which will be held in Killarney from October 17th- 20th. Eibh Collins is a hugely experienced film programmer and festival manager who has worked extensively on the circuit […]

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Kerry Film Festival Holds Awards Ceremony

Kerry Film Festival Holds Awards Ceremony

October 22, 2018 at 12:36 pm Comments are Disabled

FOLLOWING another wonderful year of Irish and European film premieres, screenings and events, the Kerry Film Festival annual awards ceremony took place after the Irish Premiere of Thunder Roadin the the Plaza Hotel, Killarney on Saturday evening. The 19th edition of the Kerry Film Festival featured short and feature films from […]

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Win €1,500 In Kerry Film Festival/Storystock Competition

Win €1,500 In Kerry Film Festival/Storystock Competition

June 5, 2017 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

Kerry Film Festival and StoryStock.com have come together is to rekindle our love of stories about people…and you can win some cash in helping them. #Mynameis, a new collaboration between the Kerry Film Festival and StoryStock.com, is asking people to submit stories of love, lust, romance, loss and triumph. The competition is […]

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PHOTOS: Screening Of Work Filmed In Dún Chaoin At KFF Patrons Night

PHOTOS: Screening Of Work Filmed In Dún Chaoin At KFF Patrons Night

April 21, 2017 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

A PRIVATE screening of an acclaimed documentary was enjoyed by patrons of the Kerry Film Festival last night. Artistic Director of the Festival, Maeve McGrath, greeted guests at the Ashe Hotel for a screening of ‘The Welfare Of Tomás Ó Hallissey’ by Turner Prize winning artist Duncan Campbell, which was […]

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Kerry Duo To Premiere Film Tackling Domestic Abuse Issue

Kerry Duo To Premiere Film Tackling Domestic Abuse Issue

October 15, 2016 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

TWO Kerry filmmakers are highlighting the effects of domestic abuse in a new short film to be premiered next week at the Kerry Film Festival. The work of writer and director, Mark Riordan from Killorglin and producer Aaron O’Neill from Cromane, ‘The Black’ focuses on how domestic abuse could affect […]

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Fair City Fans Might Recognise The New Artistic Director Of Kerry Film Festival

Fair City Fans Might Recognise The New Artistic Director Of Kerry Film Festival

July 7, 2016 at 12:34 pm Comments are Disabled

THE new Artistic Director of the Kerry Film Festival has been appointed and it’s a face which will be familiar to ‘Fair City’ fans. Maeve McGrath played Lorraine Molloy, daughter of Dolores and Harry, in the popular RTE series back in the 1990s, and appeared in several other TV shows and films such as Ballykissangel, Ros na Rún, […]

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Karl Johnson, Jack Godley, Emma Johnson and Stephen Roche at the Kerry Film Festival Movie Quiz at The Imperial Hotel on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Movie Buffs Test Their Film Trivia At Table Quiz

May 12, 2016 at 11:18 am Comments are Disabled

THE Imperial Hotel was the location for a test of movie fans’ knowledge as Kerry Film Festival held a table quiz to raise funds for their outdoor screenings this season. There were questions on classic cinema, the 70s, 80s, 90s and movies since 2000, a theme tunes round, film poster round, Irish […]

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Movie Buffs To Test Their Knowledge At Kerry Film Festival Table Quiz

Movie Buffs To Test Their Knowledge At Kerry Film Festival Table Quiz

May 4, 2016 at 12:21 pm Comments are Disabled

SO you think you know your movies eh? If you know your Ridley from your Tony Scott, your De Niro from your De Laurentiis, then The Imperial Hotel is the place to be next Wednesday, May 11, for a table quiz run by the Kerry Film Festival to test your […]

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PHOTOS: Kerry Film Festival Comes To A Close With Awards Night

PHOTOS: Kerry Film Festival Comes To A Close With Awards Night

October 27, 2015 at 10:24 am Comments are Disabled

THE climax of the Kerry Film Festival took place on Sunday night in Killarney where an awards ceremony took place at the Malton Hotel. The five day festival featured a number of screenings and special events all over the county, but Killarney was the real base this year, with the […]

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PHOTOS: Hundreds Show Up For Town Park Screening Of ‘Raiders’

PHOTOS: Hundreds Show Up For Town Park Screening Of ‘Raiders’

July 19, 2015 at 11:36 am Comments are Disabled

THE weather was unkind at times, but ‘Raiders Of The Lost Ark’ still has the power to transfix audiences as proven by the turnout in the Town Park on Friday night. The heavens opened but Indy’s antics were enough to distract over 350 people from the rain as the Secret Cine Club’s opening […]

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VIDEO: Siamsa Tire Will Show ‘My Old Lady’ As Part Of Silver Screening Campaign

VIDEO: Siamsa Tire Will Show ‘My Old Lady’ As Part Of Silver Screening Campaign

June 30, 2015 at 2:26 pm Comments are Disabled

  SIAMSA Tire will be hosting their next ‘Silver Screen’ outing this  Wednesday July 1, when ‘My Old Lady’ will be shown at 2pm. The film showing is all part of the silver screening campaign by Kerry Film Festival where during the first Wednesday of each month Kerry Film Festival presents […]

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Kerry Film Festival Looking For Entries For Short Film Competition

Kerry Film Festival Looking For Entries For Short Film Competition

May 16, 2015 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

  KERRY Film Festival (KFF) which will take place from October 21 to October 25, is on the look-out for entries for its short film competition in a number of categories Organisers of the festival are inviting entries in the areas of ‘Best Narrative’, ‘Best Documentary’, ‘Best Animated Film’ and […]

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PHOTOS: Filmmakers Honoured At Final Night Of Kerry Film Festival

PHOTOS: Filmmakers Honoured At Final Night Of Kerry Film Festival

October 14, 2014 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

THE curtain came down on Kerry Film Festival 2014 last Saturday night when the best films were honoured in an awards ceremony at Siamsa Tire. “We’re very confident and enthused by this year’s festival,” said one of the organisers, Neil Brown. “Numbers are up all across the board, we travelled to […]

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PHOTOS: Moviegoers Revisit Their Formative Years At Siamsa Performance

PHOTOS: Moviegoers Revisit Their Formative Years At Siamsa Performance

October 11, 2014 at 9:51 am Comments are Disabled

MOVIEGOERS  at Siamsa Tire enjoyed a performance by indie-pop duo ‘Summer Camp’ as they played their soundtrack to ‘Beyond Clueless’ on Friday night, as part of the Kerry Film Festival programme. The audience included members of the public, film industry movers and shakers (including Chief UK Film Critic with showbiz bible ‘Variety’, Guy Lodge) and Kerry […]

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It’s The Weekend! So Now What? Here’s Five Suggestions…

It’s The Weekend! So Now What? Here’s Five Suggestions…

October 10, 2014 at 12:09 pm Comments are Disabled

SO the weekend has finally arrived and you’re wondering what’s on around the place and what to do? Here’s a few suggestions, from tasting great food to listening to mellifluous music… Friday 1. Did you got to Listellick NS? Then you should head along to St Brendan’s Church tonight at 7pm for […]

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Children and staff of CBS Primary at the FIS screening in Siamsa Tire. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Local Schoolchildren Show Vision With Film Projects

October 7, 2014 at 11:35 am Comments are Disabled

THREE schools from the Tralee area took part in screenings at Siamsa Tire for films they made as part of a national initiative called ‘FIS’. The idea of FIS (literally translated as ‘Vision’)  is to use film-making as a way of helping children to learn more effectively. The three schools from […]

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Minister Opens Kerry Film Festival At Siamsa Tire

Minister Opens Kerry Film Festival At Siamsa Tire

October 7, 2014 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

THE 15th Annual Kerry Film Festival opening night took place in Siamsa Tire on Sunday, and though the weather tried its best, it certainly did not dampen the spirits of the large crowd who made it to the National Folk Theatre. It was a real birthday celebration with thanks to the […]

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Music To Play A Big Part In Upcoming Kerry Film Festival

Music To Play A Big Part In Upcoming Kerry Film Festival

October 1, 2014 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

A WEEK long feast of cinema in Tralee will kick off this Saturday when the first screenings of the Kerry Film Festival 2014 get under way. The festival is now in its 15th year and has been an important part of the county’s cultural landscape ever since the beginning. The […]

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