Capital Irish Film Festival Calls for Entries for 2016

The Capital Irish Film Festival is calling for submissions of films by or about the Irish for consideration for its 10th Capital Irish Film Festival (CIFF). The 2016 festival, scheduled for March 3-6, asks the question:  100 years after the Easter Rising, what does it mean to be Irish?

To enter a film for 2016, click here.

Submissions due September 30th, 2015.

“When I brought Bernadette to the festival in 2013, all the arrangements worked beautifully.”-Lelia Doolan,  director and producer.

“When I brought Bernadette to the festival in 2013, all the arrangements worked beautifully.”-Lelia Doolan,  director and producer.

“Showing Blood Fruit at CIFF was one of the best decisions we ever made for our film.”-Sinead O'Brien, director of Blood Fruit.

“Showing Blood Fruit at CIFF was one of the best decisions we ever made for our film.”-Sinead O'Brien, director of Blood Fruit.


The Capital Irish Film Festival is supported by a generous grant by Culture Ireland.


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