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Visions film festival kicks off the New Year

Visions 2003, a unique and original festival of cinema is to take place in Galway from Friday 31st January to Sunday 2nd February 2003.
The festival, which is supported by the Arts Council has invited everyone working in and interested in film and TV to join some of the world’s top film professionals and other cinema-lovers to chat about film and to enjoy film at the three day festival.
The focus of Visions 2003 will be the Polish film-maker Krzysztof Kieslowski. However Visions is not only for fans of Kieslowski, rather it aims to explore film-making through the work of this director.
Discussions will involve Kieslowski’s actors, writer, editor, cameraman and composer who are among the best in their fields. They will be joined by Irish directors and film-makers including Gerry Stembridge (writer director About Adam, Ordinary Decent Criminal, Nora), Jim Sheridan (writer director In The Name of The Father, The Boxer), Paddy Breathnach and Michael Hewitt. Screenings will include the classic Three Colours Trilogy.
There is a “Visions Club” on the Friday and Saturday evening as well as an optional evening meal for those interested in joining others at the festival. Accommodation has also been set aside for people who want to stay with others attending Visions.
One of the festival’s organisers, film editor Declan McGrath, said: “This is the perfect post-Christmas weekend break for people working in the film TV industry who enjoy cinema. It is a weekend of watching some of the very best films and chatting about how they were made in the company of some of the very best practitioners of the film-making craft. Intimate and relaxed, everyone is welcome to come along, enjoy themselves and meet others with similar interests. All our guests have given freely of their time and we hope that many more will join them to make this a special event.”
All screenings, discussions and events are covered by one ticket. This costs €30/£18 and must be purchased directly from the Town Hall Theatre, Galway (PH: 091 569777)
Further information can be got from the website at
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