On Sunday, October 22, 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.

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.
Maeve McGrath, Artistic Director – Kerry Film Festival

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

The Winners:

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

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