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6th Ó Bhéal Poetry-Film Competition



Blacknight Festival Centre, in Dali, Carey’s Lane, Cork city, Ireland

In partnership with the
 IndieCork Festival of Independent Film & Music





Since 2012 Ireland has its own poetry film festival called Ó Bhéal Poetry-Film Competition. The festival takes place every year in co-operation with te IndieCork Festival of independendant film & music.

In 2018 the competition shortlist of 31 films will be screened in two parts, at the Blacknight Festival Centre, in Dali, Carey’s Lane, Cork city.



The films were chosen from 193 submissions from 33 countries on 6 continents, all completed within two years of the submission opening date. The shortlist represents seventeen countries: Australia, Bulgaria, Canada, England, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Ireland, Latvia, Romania, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan & the USA.

The 2018 judges, poet Anamaría Crowe Serrano and filmmaker Oonagh Kearney, will select one winner to receive the IndieCork award for best poetry film.