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Disappear Here Film Festival 2019
The Disappear Here Film Festival returns for its third year to Donegal, Ireland. The DHFF is a three day festival taking place in Ballyliffin, Co. Donegal from Friday 27th September 2019.
The Disappear Here Film Festival will take place in a series of unique locations on the Wild Atlantic Way, in and around the picturesque village of Ballyliffin, Co Donegal. From short animated films for kids, to scary midnight movies for the young at heart – The Disappear Here Film Festival promises you a weekend of entertainment, utterly unmissable and unforgettable. The Festival will have a high concentration of shorts but includes an outstanding mix of features and documentaries, music videos and animations.
2019 FILM FESTIVAL POSTERS
Over the weekend films will be screened in specially constructed cinemas in the village of Ballyliffin.
Our versatile programme will include screenings, talks, educational workshops and a host of entertainment events through which we will provide a unique festival experience.
Awards & Prizes
There will be a variety of awards for selected films across the weekend, including Best short, Best Music Video, Best Actor and Best Student Film. This year we will add two new award categories, namely our Green Award that rewards films that raise awareness of sustainability & preservation of our planet/environment. The second is our Social/Political Award for films that highlight issues from International human rights abuses, to advancing equality and social acceptance for the LGBT community.
The Disappear Here Film Festival will make the following awards:
• Best Live Action Short Film (Ireland)
• Best Live Action Short Film (International)
• Best Music Video
• Best Student Film
• Best Actor/Actress
• The Spirit of the Festival Award (For emerging Filmmakers)
• Green Award
• Social & Political Awareness Award
We will offer a EUR 500.00 Bursary to a selected new emerging talent.
ANNOUNCING OUR FULL LINE UP OF AWARD WINNERS IN THE 2018 DISAPPEAR HERE FILM FESTIVAL
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OUR WINNERS!!
Best Documentary: Shelter Me: Apollo House
Director: Zahara Moufid
Best Actor: Anne Marie Kelly
Best Music Video: Paradox, All Life Matters
Directors: Pete Mac, Jota Gambuzino
Human Rights and Social Change Award: Allies for Change
Director: Gareth Myles Greenfield
Best Student Film: The Wanderings of Oisin
Director: Rory Fitzpatrick
Northern Exposure Award: Director – Brendan McCallion
Environmental Award: The Sea & The Land
Director: Ines Reinisch
Best Short Film (Ireland): All in Good Time
Director: Bonnie Dempsey
Best Short Film (International): Lea
Director: Dario Gorini