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Garry Keane

Documentary + Film + TV Director

DIRECTORS

Filmography
  • In the Shadow of Beirut
    2022 — Documentary Feature Film 1 × — 92 mins
  • Unidentified
    2021 — TV Documentary Series 4 × — 54 mins
  • After a Woman's Heart
    2020 — Documentary TV Feature 1 × — 90 mins
  • Gaza
    2019 — Documentary Feature Film 1 × — 91 mins
  • Inside Mighty Machines
    2018 — US TV Documentary Series 3 × — 54 mins
  • Deafening
    2017 — TV Documentary 1 × — 54 mins
  • Make it out Alive
    2016 — US TV Documentary Series 2 × — 52 mins
  • Toughest place to be a...
    2016 — TV Documentary 1 × — 54 mins
  • Bypassed
    2016 — TV Documentary 1 × — 52 mins
  • The Night the Beatles came to Dublin
    2015 — TV Documentary 1 × — 52 mins
  • These Walls Can Talk
    2015 — TV Documentary 1 × — 54 mins
  • No Time to Die
    2014 — TV Documentary 1 × — 54 mins
  • Queen of Tigers
    2013 — BBC Natural World Feature 1 × — 56 mins
  • We Got Game
    2013 — TV Documentary 1 × — 54 mins
  • Gael Nua Eabhrach (The Irish New Yorkers)
    2013 — TV Documentary Series 2 × — 56 mins
  • Charlie Chaplin…The Waterville Picture
    2012 — Short Film 1 × — 50 mins
  • The Writing in the Sky
    2012 — TV Documentary 1 × — 56 mins
  • The GAA, 125 A Social & Sporting History
    2011 — TV Documentary Series 5 × — 52 mins
  • Brief Encounters of the Sporting Mind
    2010 — TV Documentary Series 14 × — 15 mins
Awards
  • 2012 — Winner
    IFTA — Best Director. Director
  • 2018 — Winner
    IFTA — Best Director. Director

GARRY KEANE – DIRECTOR/PRODUCER/WRITER

Garry studied Journalism and Photography at the London College of Communication and Film and TV at the Irish National Film School at IADT. After graduating in 1990, he worked as a DOP in New York and London, before finally settling in Ireland, where he has been a documentary filmmaker for the last 20 years. In that time Garry has directed over 100 hours of documentaries for European and American broadcasters, in over 20 countries worldwide.

Keane’s documentaries have been nominated for 20 Irish Film & Television Awards and won 9, including two in the “Best Director” category in 2012 and 2018.

Garry’s feature documentary ‘GAZA’ was five years in the making and made its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in Jan 2019. It went on to be screened in over 60 international film festivals, garnering 15 award nominations and winning 9.

“One of Sundance’s Most Anticipated Films GAZA” – Harpers Bazaar

“It’s gorgeously shot with breath taking imagery. It’s undeniably powerful and eye-opening”.

The Hollywood Reporter

“Powerful and poignant” – Screen International

Gaza was Ireland’s entry to the 2020 Oscars in the ‘Best International Feature’ category.

Garry is currently finishing his latest feature documentary, ‘IN THE SHADOW OF BEIRUT’ which is due for release in October 2022.