LFF Programme Launch

 

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(Pics: Herbert Knowles, Shannon, Co.Clare)

The 6th Annual Limerick Film Festival was formally launched on Tuesday 31st March at the George Boutique Hotel, Limerick.

The launch of the Limerick Film Festival Programme 2015 was a great success, with a large attendance from the local film making community. Limerick Film Festival Director, Simon McGuire, spoke about the importance of the previous year’s Limerick City of Culture Film Legacy and the resulting short film production currently taking place in the city.

This year’s programme includes many inspiring guest speakers and screenings.

Brendan McCarthy, co-author of the new MadMax: Fury Road film, due for release in May 2015, will be speaking on Thursday 23rd April.

Renowned Irish film director, Kevin Liddy, will be screening his latest short film, The Suffering Kind (Winner of the Spirit of Cork Indie Film Festival), along with his critically acclaimed film, Horse, on Friday 24th April.

The final speaker will be Irish music composer, Patrick Cassidy, whose recent work includes the soundtrack to the award winning Calvary, will be speaking on Saturday 25th April.

All guests will speak in the Film Festival’s home of the Millennium Theatre at Limerick Institute of Technology. The Short List for the Short Film Awards was also released and details are on the film festival website www.limerickfilmfestival.net

For further information, please contact Simon McGuire at simon.mcguire@lit.ie

For further information on these and the other events in the schedule please see the schedule pages on the website HERE

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