The confirmed festival selections to date of Book Smugglers are as follows:

19 November 2010: Scanorama Film Forum, Vilnius, (Lithuanian Première)
26 November 2010: Scanorama Film Forum, Kaunas
8 March 2011: Chicago Irish Film Festival (World Première)
13 March 2011: Seachtain na Gaeilge, Irish Film Institute, Dublin, "Ireland on Sunday" (Irish Première)
16-26 March 2011 (screening date TBC): Cape Winelands Film Festival, Cape Town, South Africa
19 and 28 March 2011: Kino Pavasaris, Vilnius
6 April: Belfast Film Festival (UK Première)
14 April: Celtic Media Festival, Stornaway, Scotland

The World, Irish and UK premières will be attended by the director, producer, and cast. The Irish Première at the IFI will also be attended by His Excellency Vidmantas Purlys, Ambassador of the Republic of Lithuania.

12 June 2011: Guth Gafa International Documentary Film festival, Gortahork, Co. Donegal, Ireland

The Guth Gafa screening will be preceded the previous evening (Saturday 11 June) by a performance poetry reading by Gearóid Mac Lochlainn as part of Guth Gafa's Saturday night Festival Club Cabaret.

9 September - 3 October: 14th Istanbul International 1001 Documentary Film Festival,

2-6 November 2011: Festival in Lübeck, Germany. Nordic Film Days

Other festival selections pending.


Bookings: Dublin, IFI (+353 1) 6795744 or

Chicago: Beverly Arts Center tel. (773) 445-3838 or

Belfast: +44 (0) 28 9024 6609 or

General Enquiries: (+353 1) 6726600

Press Enquiries: Lisa McNamee (+353 86) 8949494

Broadcasts on TG4 and BBC-NI scheduled for late April / early May... stay tuned!