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Darklight Festival Tour Heads to Birr This Week

7th Aug 2012
The Darklight Film Festival are teaming up with Offaly festival OFFline along with local filmmakers and musicians for a day of screenings, workshops and discussion in Birr on Wednesday, August 8th.

The Dublin-based Darklight festival celebrates independent, DIY and artist films and for the first time this year will go national bringing the festival to three locations around the country.

Highlights of the Birr event include filmmaking workshops and discussions with local filmmakers including Stitch Films, Paddy Slattery, Gareth Daly and Nicky Larkin.  There will be a specific discussion on how to fund your film, including the do's and don'ts of crowd-funding and how to work in the more traditional funding methods.  Screenings include We Are Poets and a collection of shorts New Indie Voices.  Screenings and events will take place in the Theatre and Arts Centre and the Edit Shed.

The evening will wind down with music from New Jackson and a DJ in The Chestnut.

A full schedule of screenings and events can be found on the Darklight website www.darklight.ie
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