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Song of the Sea wins at Galway


- You’re Ugly Too wins Best Irish First Feature

Song of the Sea wins at Galway
Director Tomm Moore picking up his award for Song of the Sea

Cartoon Saloon’s animated feature Song of the Sea [+see also:
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interview: Tomm Moore
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, directed by Tomm Moore, has won the Best Irish Feature Film Award at the 27th Galway Film Fleadh (7-12 July). The film is currently on release in Irish cinemas. The Best Irish First Feature Award went to Mark Noonan’s You’re Ugly Too [+see also:
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interview: Mark Noonan
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. Produced by John Keville and Conor Barry, the film will be released on 24 July. Alex Fegan’s Older Than Ireland won the Best Irish Documentary Award. 

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Here is the full list of winners: 

Best Irish Feature Film
Song of the Sea

Best Irish First Feature
You’re Ugly Too

Best Cinematography in an Irish Feature
Seamus DeasyMy Name Is Emily 

Best Irish Documentary
Older Than Ireland

James Horgan Award for Best Animation

The Don Quixote Award for Best Animation

Best Animated Sequence in a Short Film

Best First Short Animation

The Tiernan MacBride Award for Best Short Drama

Best Short Drama
Queen of the Plough 

Best First Short Drama

The Donal Gilligan Award for Best Cinematography in a Short Film
Tim FlemingMy Bonnie

Best International Film
Margarita With a Straw

Best International Feature Documentary
Armor of Light and Touch the Light

Best International First Feature
My Skinny Sister [+see also:
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interview: Sanna Lenken
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Best Human Rights Feature
Marzia, My Friend

The Bingham Ray New Talent Award
Kathryn Kennedy (Producer – My Name is Emily)

The Fleadh Pitching Award
Luke Morgan – Ewetopia 

The One Minute Festival Award
Luke and Roger 

Short Film Slam
I Am Jesus 

Galway Hooker Award
Mohsen Makhmalbaf, Pete Docter, Jonas Rivera and Mícheál O Meallaigh

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