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Fingal Film Festival

Fingal’s beautiful heritage meets Arts and film this summer

As Fingal’s beautiful heritage meets Arts and film this summer, the annual Fingal Film Festival opens their doors to the public for a new film festival format. Tickets go on sale this week at Eventbrite. Friday the 11th August will see the launch of the Festival’s sixth annual event and this year the team have changed venue to the idyllic Swords Castle in Co Dublin.

As the summer holidays get underway and you are wondering what events will create memories that will
carry you through the dark winter, book your place at this year’s annual film festival event. Fingal Film Festival
will have the best line up of comedy, live music and Independent film whilst all your hospitality needs will be
catered for by the team at the Wright Venue full bar license and food vendors available for the whole weekend
open from 11am till late every day.
Launching the festival on Friday, courtesy of High Flyers Distribution UK, will be the Irish Premiere Feature
Film “Knights of the Damned”, from the Producers of Games of Thrones & special effects by the team who
created Harry Potter. Live music will feature throughout the whole weekend with Paddy Casey taking to the
stage on Saturday night. Live comedy from Giz a Laugh & Rorys Stories.
Casting & Acting workshops will be held for adults and young people with Guest Speaker Eva Jane Gaffeney
from Louise Kiely Casting. We also have Foley Design workshop from Jean Mc Grath and Coaimhe
Doyle from Ardmore Sound & Screen Scene plus children’s animation workshops Guest Speaker Darren Murrey from Brown Bag Films.These events will feature all over the weekend alongside the screening of independent films from all over the world.Sunday will focus on a Family Fun day with “ Morning Glorville “ yoga – rave – music for everyone, followed by Indi screenings plus live music, drawing the festival to a close.
The main Sponsor of this year’s event is Fingal County Council and will see Fingal Film Festival being cemented into the annual calendar for the whole county, as this event will have something for all ages and interests.For more information on the full schedule, please visit Tickets can be purchased from Eventbrite at email for further information