Paula Kehoe

Documentary + Film + Music Video Director


  • I am Galway 2020
    2016 — Short Film — 4 mins
  • Deargdhúil: Anatomy of Passion: Poems of Máire Mhac an tSaoi
    2015 — Documentary — 60 mins
  • An Dubh ina Gheal (Assimilation)
    2013 — TV Documentary
  • Garraí Glas
    2012 — Feature Film
  • Radharc Na Rúise
    2012 — Feature Film
  • A Burning Question
    2010 — Feature Film
  • 2014 — Winner
    Prix Circom — European Regional TV. An Dubh ina Gheal
  • 2014 — Nominee
    Celtic Media Festival — Golden Torc Award. An Dubh ina Gheal
  • 2014 — Winner
    Irish Language Media Awards — Program of the Year. An Dubh ina Gheal

Paula Kehoe is an award-winning filmmaker and writer whose work is informed by an interest in social justice, the environment, language and culture.  ‘An Dubh in Gheal: Assimilation’ won the Radharc Award in 2014. ‘Deargdhúil: Anatomy of Passion’ is a critically acclaimed creative portrait of the revolutionary Irish poet Máire Mhac an tSaoi.

Paula created Ireland’s first narrative-led VR 360 film, ‘I am Galway 2020’ as Filmmaker in Residence for Galway’s successful bid for European Capital of Culture in 2020 – a cinematic and poetic vision of Galway for the 21st century.

Her most recent work is a six part creative documentary series An Diabhal Inti (The Devil’s in Her) and City of a Thousand Suns (co-directed with Feargal Ward).

Paula’s work has been shown at the Galway Film Fleadh; Irish Film Institute; Female Eye Film Festival Toronto; Irish Film Festival Sydney; Cuala Festival New York; Capital Irish Film Festival Washington DC; Cork Film Festival;  Screen4All 360 Film Festival Paris and many more.