Galway Public Libraries propose to celebrate Galway's status as a designated UNESCO City of Film, with a Film & Literature Festival. The overarching theme of the festival is the art of film inspired by the creative act of reading. Exploring the creative links between reading, writing and film. The festival programme will see Galway Public Libraries hosting creative workshops and panel discussions in the three libraries in Galway City, Westside, Ballybane and Galway City Library.
Proposed Workshop Themes:
* Adapting stories for film
* Acting - using literature to enhance your performance
* Screen writing
* Film - production
It is envisaged that each week three guest facilitators will be invited to Galway City Libraries to host a workshop and participate in a panel discussion.
Each of the three City libraries will host 3 workshops during October 2019, facilitated by one of the guests.
Each week, one of the libraries will host a panel discussion comprising all three guests.
The guest facilitators will be high profile actors, producers, directors and writers who have worked on films adapted from literature. Preferably Irish artists with an international reputation or international artists who have produced work with an Irish theme or set location.
Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.