4th Annual Irish Film Festival presented by Claddagh na nGael

4th Annual Irish Film Festival presented by Claddagh na nGael


Sat, Feb 1, 2020    
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm


Middletown Arts Center
36 Church St., Middletown, NJ, 07748

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The Irish Film Festival 2020 is the fourth installment of this fast growing and influential film festival focused on films “of, by & about” Ireland. Student categories for High School and University filmmakers have been added this year!

Visit http://irishfilmfest.org for festival schedule, films and more information.

1PM to 4PM – Student Film Screenings, Discussions & Workshop (Main Theatre)
1PM to 4PM – Screening of Short Film Finalists (Gallery Theatre)

3PM to 5PM – Feature Documentary & Short Documentary Finalist Screenings (Main Theatre)

5:30PM to 7PM – Chairman’s Reception (Gallery Theatre) – Announcement of Student Film winners

7PM to 11PM – Evening Screening of Jury Winners for Short Film & Feature Film Selections (Main Theatre)

Full Day Pass $12 to all attendees 16 and older for a full day pass. Children under 16 are free!
Afternoon Session Only $5
Evening Session Only $10.
Admission to the Chairman’s Reception is available for an additional $10 per person (separate ticket).

There will be food and beverage for sale at the festival. No outside food or beverage is permitted.

The award-winning Arts Center’s beautiful, spacious gallery is open free of charge to residents, school and community groups and visitors from across the region. The Middletown Arts Center is located at 36 Church Street in Middletown, NJ (next to the Middletown train station). Free parking is available on site with additional free parking available in station metered lot weekday evenings after 6 p.m. and weekends. For more information, please call 732-706-4100.

Claddagh na nGael (The Irish Shore) is a local branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann (CCÉ). CCÉ a non-profit organization, with over 100 branches internationally, for the preservation & promotion of Irish Traditional Music & Culture. In this effort, Claddagh na nGael, during the course of the year, sponsors or host such activities as:
– The Irish Film Fest
– Children’s Summer Camp
– Entrants in the Fleadh Cheóil competitions
– Traditional music & song at local venues
– Lectures on Irish History & Culture
– Monthly gathering with language lesson, discussions on topical Irish issues, etc;
– Echoes of Ireland Concert (music, dances, storytelling)

About the Middletown Arts Center
The Middletown Arts Center (MAC) is an award winning, state-of-the-art facility run by the nonprofit Middletown Township Cultural and Arts Council which is dedicated to bringing quality arts programming and events to Middletown and surrounding communities. The MAC offers enrichment programs and entertainment for all ages and abilities. Visit www.middletownarts.org for more information and to join our mailing list for updates on exhibition opportunities, classes, workshops and events at the Middletown Arts Center.

Jennifer Watson, 732.245.9051, [email protected]
Middletown Arts Center Contact: Maggie O’Brien, 732-706-4100, [email protected]