NEWS: Inaugural Richard Harris Film Festival
6th-8th December, 2013
An official Gathering event, the inaugural Richard Harris Film Festival will take place on the 6th, 7th and 8th of December, 2013, in Limerick City. The festival aims to celebrate the life and career of Richard Harris, the internationally acclaimed Limerick actor. The festival will be primarily based at 69 O’Connell St (the former Belltable Arts Centre). There will be screenings of new feature films by members of the Irish Diaspora as well as a retrospective screening of one of Harris’ films. Films that will be screened will be announced in November.
Harris’ sons, Emmy nominated actor Jared (Mad Men, Lincoln), Damian and Jamie will be in attendance, as well as others from the film industry. There will also be an after-show event that will take place in Clohessey’s Bar on the Saturday night which will be on the eve of the Munster v Perpignan game.
The official programme launch of the festival will take place on the 5th of November where all details of the festival will be revealed.