Film Festivals 2018 – Here & Abroad

| January 26, 2018 | Comments (0)

Keep an eye on film festivals here and Irish film festivals abroad

Film Festivals in Ireland


Dublin Smartphone Film Festival 27th January 2018

Subtitle Film Festival Dublin (1st February – 4th February)

Psychoanalytic Film Festival (2nd February)

Audi Dublin International Film Festival (21 February – 04 March)

Dublin University Film Festival (23rd – 25th February)

Cork French Film Festival (2 – 7 March)

Killarney Mountain Festival  ( 11 March)

Silk Road Film Festival Dublin (7 )

Fresh Film Festival Limerick (20  25 March)

Dingle International Film Festival (22  25 March)

East Asia Film Festival Ireland Dublin (5 8 April)

Belfast Film Festival (12 21 April)

Japanese Film Festival ( 8 21 April)

First Cut! Youth Film Festival (25  28 April)

Cinemagic International Film and Television Festival Dublin (10 20 May) 

Chinese-language Film Festival Ireland Dublin (TBA)

March on Film Dublin (May TBA)

Corona Fastnet Short Film Festival Cork (23 – 27 May)

IFI Family Festival Dublin Dublin (TBA)

Galway Film Fleadh (10 – 15 July)

GAZE International LGBT Film Festival Dublin (2  6 August)

Guth Gafa Meath (TBA)

Fingal Film Festival Dublin (10 – 12 August)

Still Voices Short Film Festival Longford (16 – 19 August)

Charlie Chaplin Comedy Festival Kerry  (TBA)

Underground Cinema Festival Dublin  (TBA)

Clare Island Film Festival  (TBA)

Visegrad Film Festival Cork (TBA)

Indian Film Festival Dublin (TBA)

Wexford Documentary Film Festival (TBA)

IFI Documentary Festival  Dublin (TBA)

Disappear Here Film Festival Donegal (TBA)

Spook Scene Cork  (6  9 September)

Dublin International Short Film and Music Festival (TBA)

Dublin Arabic Film Festival (TBA)

IndieCork (7 – 14 October)

OFFline Offaly (10 – 14 October)

Dublin Greek Film Festival (TBA)

Kerry Film Festival (18  21 October)

Dublin Workers Film Festival (TBA)

The Clones Film Festival (TBC)

Richard Harris International Film Festival Limerick (25 – 29 October)

Limerick Film Festival (TBA)

IFI Horrorthon Dublin (TBA)

Waterford Film Festival (TBA)

Light Moves Festival   (8  11 November)

Cork Film Festival (9 – 18 November)

Junior Galway Film Fleadh (TBA)

Foyle Film Festival Derry (TBA)

Feminist Film Festival Dublin (TBA)

DubWebFest (TBA)

Subtitle European Film Kilkenny (TBA)

VFX & Animation Summit  Dublin (TBA)

IFI French Film Festival Dublin (TBA)

KINOPOLIS Polish Film Festival Dublin (TBA)


Irish Film Festivals Abroad

Irish Film Festival New Jersey (23 – 24 February)

Capital Irish Film Festival Washington (1 – 4 March)

Chicago Irish Film Festival (1 – 4 March)

Toronto Irish Film Festival (2 – 4 March)

Toronto International Film Festival (2 –4 March)

Shebeen Flick Berlin (15 – 18 March)

Shebeen Flick  Düsseldorf  (24  25 March)

Irish Film Festival Boston (22 – 25 March)

Irish Film Festival Penrith (18th April), Paddington (19  22 April), Melbourne (26  28 April)

Irish Film Festival Ottawa (23  25 March)

Irish Film Festa Rome  (21  25 March

Irish Reels Film Festival Seattle (TBA)

Celtic Media Festival Isle Carmarthenshire (2 – 4 May)

Syracuse Contemporary Irish Film Festival (TBA)

Baton Rouge Irish Film Festival LA (27 – 28 July)

Kansas City Irish Fest  (1st August – 2nd September)

British & Irish Film Festival  (TBA)

San Francisco Irish Film Festival (TBA)

The Irish American Movie Hooley (TBC)

Irish Reels Film Festival Seattle (TBA)

Irish Screen America Los Angeles (TBA)

Irish Screen America New York (TBA)

Irish Film Festival London (TBA)


This list will be updated throughout the year as festival dates are announced.

If there’s a festival you are involved with or know of that we haven’t listed, please do let us know at


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