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Double Win For Lost Memories and Emmet Kelly At The Underground Film Festival

Updated: Apr 27, 2019

Lost Memories has won two more awards at The Underground Film Festival 2018. Emmet Kelly picked up the award for best actor for his lead role in the film. He also co wrote Lost Memories. Born in Cork January 6th (Little Christmas) in 1989. He is one of seven siblings who grew up in the countryside in County Waterford in South East Ireland. He was the only one in his family to go into the arts. After finishing school and college he moved to London to study acting at The Actors Studio London. He trained privately under Jon Cambell and in 2011 moved to Dublin to pursue acting and writing. Having written for theatre for three years Emmet branched into film in 2014 writing his forst screenplay "The Current". Since then he has penned films such as "The Quiet Revolution, The Space Between Us, Her Name Was Rosie and Lost Memories".

Lost Memories also picked up an award for Best Irish Short Film at The Underground Film Festival. The film won out from competition from film makers from Ireland and abroad. This year one hundred films screened at the film festival out of hundreds of films that were submitted.

The awards ceremony was held on September 2nd at the prestigious Marine Hotel in Dun Laoghaire. The film has recently picked up awards in America, around Europe, the UK and at home. The co production by Army Of Id and Burning House Productions was directed by Eamonn Murphy, produced by Quentin Aherne, written by Emmet Kelly & Eamonn Murphy and stars Emmet Kelly, Aoife King, John Kavanagh and Nicole Poletti. The film was filmed in Dublin, Wicklow and Meath.

Lost Memories will next be seen at Disappear Here Film Festival 2018 on the weekend of Friday 28th of September.


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