Richard Harris Film Festival

Richard Harris Film Festival
Longstone House,
Limerick, Ireland

Festival Overview

The Richard Harris International Film Festival 2017
Thursday 26th - Monday 30th October 2017
Various Venues in Limerick City
Categories: Film, Festival/Special Event
The Richard Harris International Film Festival 2017 is based in Limerick City, home of legendary actor Richard Harris.
Throughout the festival there will be screenings of feature films including those by the Irish Diaspora, national and international short films, a feature film competition, short film categories, monologue competition, workshops, culture trail, networking events, music and poetry and more! Special guests in 2016 included Emmy Award winning Fionnula Flanagan, Academy Award nominee’s - Stephen Rea & Shane Connaughton, Grammy Award winning Songwriter Jimmy Webb, Anthony Brophy, Clelia Murphy, Director Terry McMahon, Composers Patrick Cassidy and Bill Whelan.
Walk the red carpet for the Awards Night or take a tour of historical Limerick on the RHIFF Culture Trail - a firm favourite with visiting film-makers, guests and supporters of the festival being given an insight into Limerick on a guided tour.
Phone: +353 87 6558353


Short Film Competition - 3 categories
Midwest Competition - Short films under 20 minutes with a tangible link to the mid-west region of Ireland, director, producer, main actor from mid-west OR shot on location in the mid-west of Ireland.
National / International - Short films under 20 minutes from national / international producers / directors.
Newport Beach Film Festival - Short films under 15mins, the director or producer must be Irish. Winner of this category gets automatic screening at The Newport Beach Film Festival.

Feature Film Competition

Sports Documentary Competition

Monologue / Self Tape Competition


Action Adventure Animation Asian Children Comedy Crime Documentary Experimental Fantasy Gay and Lesbian Horror Independent Musical Short Student Thriller War Western

Apply via Film Freeway

Known festival contacts Contacts
Zeb Moore
Creative Director


Open to the public


All categories are open to international entries.
Please see film freeway for criteria for each category.


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Please see film freeway for entry fees.
Currently in Early Bird until March 31st.

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