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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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Elaine Kinsella, Maeve McGrath and Ciara Walsh at the Kerry Film Festival Patrons Night screening on Thursday night in The Ashe Hotel. Photo by Dermot Crean

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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Photographed at The Kerry Film Festival awards ceremony at The Malton was Kerry Film Festival board members, Keith Faolain, Grace O Donnell,  Roisin McGuigan , artistic director, Roisin Murphy and Philip Doyle, chairman. missing from picture is Tom Mcguillicuddy.
Photograph by Sally MacMonagle.

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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Movie lovers looking forward to the start of the Secret Cine Club screening of 'Raiders Of The Lost Ark' in the Town Park on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

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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At the Kerry Film Festival Award Ceremony were, from left: Ciara Fitzgerald, Neil Brown and Aedamar O'Neil. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

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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Chief UK Film Critic with 'Variety', Guy Lodge, Catherine Bray, one of the producers of 'Beyond Clueless' and Ciara Fitzgerald of Kerry Film Festival at the 'Beyond Clueless' screening as past of the Kerry Film Festival at Siamsa Tire on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

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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Caroline Lynch, Minister Jimmy Deenihan, Eanna de Buis, current Filmmaker in Residence at Kerry County Council, Michael Kelly and Lisa Fingleton (previous filmmakers in residence), Kate Kennelly, KCC Arts Officer at the official opening of the Kerry Film Festival at Siamsa Tire on Sunday. Photo by Ciara O'Donnell

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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Kerry Film Festival Announces Adjudicators

Kerry Film Festival Announces Adjudicators

September 25, 2014 at 9:14 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Film festival is back from October 4-11 with a week-long celebration of movies and the adjudicators that will have the difficult task of judging this year’s short film competitions have been announced. They are Mark Bomback, Niall Byrne, Rory Fellowes, Guy Lodge and Rod Stoneman. “We’re thrilled to welcome such a wonderful […]

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Secret Cine Club To Entertain Families On Culture Night

Secret Cine Club To Entertain Families On Culture Night

September 18, 2014 at 8:25 am Comments are Disabled

THE people at Kerry Film Festival have something special planned for families on Culture Night this Friday…but it’s a secret! Following the success of last year’s cinema event, where hundreds of people gathered in The Square to watch ‘Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs’ and ‘The Italian Job’ on their outdoor screen, KFF are thrilled […]

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Culture Night Returns To Town With A Great Line-Up

Culture Night Returns To Town With A Great Line-Up

August 27, 2014 at 2:11 pm Comments are Disabled

NUMEROUS cultural activities will take place in Tralee as part of the national ‘Culture Night’ event on Friday,  September 19. A wide range of  free arts events will be made available to the public and will take place over the course of the night. The official opening of Culture Night […]

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