Wexford Documentary Film Festival

Wexford Documentary Film Festival
The moorings Kilmore quay Wexford
Wexford, Ireland

Tel: 085 156 1590

2017, Accepting submissions
Submission deadline: Mon 22nd May 17
Fri 22nd Sep to Sun 24th Sep



Festival Overview

5th Wexford Documentary Film festival
The 5th Independent Documentary Film festival will take place in Kilmore Quay
From Friday 22nd September - sun 24th September. The project is run via a volunteer committee of film enthusiasts. And thanks in large part to local and national sponsorship.
The festival theme this year is "Community "
There are also a number of award winning International films on the themes of Social justice and Activism and human rights.
This year's festival will feature an extra number of workshops as well as all the usual after film discussions.
There are 3 min slots available for filmmakers interested in submitting a film-
-info can be found at
Full timetable out shortly- all the films can be viewed for free...
Booking may be required for some of the more popular ones. ticketing via eventbrite


At least 4 Special Jury Awards
Special Jury 3 Min Documentary Award
Special Jury 3 min Doc Student section

Submit your film via festival focus
5th Wexford Documentary Film Festival
3 minute film challenge
The Wexford Documentary Film Festival will take place in the picturesque fishing village of Kilmore Quay, located in county Wexford. This dynamic film festival provides the opportunity to see award winning national and international documentary films.
The festival has a strong emphasis on screening films that explore social, political and environmental concerns, whilst also including a number of artists films and a 3 minute film challenge submission.
All film screenings at the festival are free and open to the public.
Submissions are now open for the 3 minute film challenge. Although this section is open to all artists, preference is given to filmmakers from Wexford or those with a connection to Wexford. Films of any genre or theme are welcome, and the maximum length of each film is 3 minutes. Please also include a link to view online.The Film Festival will make an award to the best Wexford 3 minute film.
Closing Date for submissions: Mon May 22nd 2017
There is a new 3 minute challenge section for students which will also have an award attached to it and any student interested need simply mark the entry ‘student’ next to their name.
The 5th Wexford Documentary Film Festival Fri 22 - Sun 24 September 2017
Make submission now


Closed to the public

Part Open Submission 3 min reels and with a percent for local makers International films also selected by committee and also by Invite and recommendation.

Usually a long Weekend

There are no entry fees associated with this festival

Recent Festival News News
22nd Feb 2017 5th Wexford Documentary Film Festival
28th Jun 2016 Wexford Documentary Film Festival
Known festival contacts Contacts
Andi McGarry
Initiator Co-Administrator


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