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WEXFORD DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL 2018

Kilmore Quay, Wexford. Fri 21st to Sun 23rd September 2018

WDFF-largeThis September sees the much-anticipated return of The 6th Wexford Documentary Film Festival, a jam-packed 3-day festival of International, National, and Local films. The Festival takes place in the working  fishing village of Kilmore Quay, County Wexford from Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd September 2018.

In keeping with the festival ethos, this year’s  festival returns with a curated program of films that powerfully explore social, political, and environmental concerns. The Wexford Documentary Film Festival is gaining strength and popularity, by providing the public with the opportunity to see award winning National and International documentary films and 2018 is no exception!

The Festival program engages with some of the critical issues facing society at present both globally and locally. These include films that explore the threat to democracy, the role and responsibility of the media,  the ways in which we can create an inclusive society and films that portray the positive role women are playing in challenging and shaping society.

All film screenings and workshops are free. However, as numbers to some events are limited, tickets to events should be booked in advance through Eventbrite or the website.

  • The festival includes post screenings Q&As with International Directors, discussions, lively debates, and film workshops.
  • The festivals 3-minute film challenge has proved a huge success with over 3,000 entries from 40 countries around the world, all competing for an opportunity to be screened in this year’s festival.
  • Screening of the films will be in the local Stella Maris Centre in Kilmore Quay. There will also be a number of outreach film screenings locations including Tagoat, New Ross, Wexford town  and Cork City.

Opening Night Friday 21st Sept

The Festival will screen the Irish premier of Another News Story
a documentary film by the young British director, Orban Wallis, who will be in attendance for a post screening discussion.

The talk will be followed by a wine and  local seafood reception.

For the Wexford Documentary Film Festival 2018 timetable please go to: http://wexforddocumentaryfilmfestival.ie/timetable-2018/

The Stella Maris Centre, Crossfarnoge, Kilmore Quay, Co.Wexford
http://stellamariscentre.com/

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