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30th Galway Film Fleadh 10th – 15th July 2018

2018 Galway Film Fleadh Award Winners

On Sunday July 15, 2018 the 30th Galway Film Fleadh came to a close after another outstanding year of Irish and international film premieres, screenings, workshops and discussions., the annual awards ceremony took place before the screening of the closing film Black...

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2018 Pitching Competition Finalists Announced

In association with 101 Films International (one of the UK’s leading entertainment labels) is delighted to announce the shortlist for this year’s Pitching Competition Final which takes place on Sunday 15th July 12 noon in the Galmont Hotel Don’t Forget Your Dress...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 Taylor...

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Film Fleadh TV applications now open

Film Fleadh TV are looking for Filmmakers! Greasán na Meán Skillnet & The Galway Film Fleadh are producing a web based magazine programme that will run for the duration of the Fleadh. To see previous years of content, please visit the Film Fleadh TV archive. The...

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Now Accepting Entries for 2018 Pitching Competition

The 30th Galway Film Fleadh Pitching Competition (running from the 10th – 15th of July 2018) in association with 101 Films International (one of the U.K’s leading entertainment labels), is currently accepting entries for its annual Pitching Competition. As hosts of...

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