What the Fleadh?!

What the Fleadh?!

The Galway Film Fleadh has, in recent years, showcased independent genre films such as Grabbers, The Canal, A Dark Song, The Survivalist and Bad Day for the Cut among others. In 2018, as Galway celebrates the 30th Film Fleadh, the festival has announced a new,...
The Belly of the Whale to open 2018 Film Fleadh

The Belly of the Whale to open 2018 Film Fleadh

Our opening film on Tuesday, 10th July is The Belly of the Whale. The first feature film from director Morgan Bushe, the cast includes Michael Smiley (A Field in England), Pat Shortt (Garage), Lewis MacDougall (A Monster Calls), Art Parkinson (I Kill Giants) and Peter...
GALWAY ON FILM Programme Announced

GALWAY ON FILM Programme Announced

Black ‘47, Lance Daly’s famine-set thriller will close the 30th edition of the Galway Film Fleadh on July 15th. The unique western-tinged revenge film screens as part of the festival’s ‘Galway on Film’ programme, a rich selection of films that feature Galway and...
Volunteers Sought for 30th Galway Film Fleadh – apply now!

Volunteers Sought for 30th Galway Film Fleadh – apply now!

We are now accepting volunteer applications for this year’s festival.    Volunteering at the Galway Film Fleadh offers an exciting opportunity to get up close and personal with the running of an annual film festival, become a part of the Film Fleadh team and gain a...
First titles announced for 2018

First titles announced for 2018

The Galway Film Fleadh, which will take place from 10th – 15th July 2018, has revealed two World Premieres and two Irish premieres making up part of its 30th festival programme.  A new documentary charting a volatile period in the career of champion boxer Katie...
New Film Fleadh Programmer Appointed

New Film Fleadh Programmer Appointed

We are pleased to announce that William Fitzgerald has been appointed as the new festival programmer. He takes over from Gar O’Brien who has stepped down after seven years in the role. Fitzgerald will be responsible for curating the Film Fleadh’s annual line-up of...