The Guest of Honour at the Radharc Awards 2018 was Ms. Emily O’Reilly, Ombudsman for Europe, who gave a thought provoking speech on the important task that documentary film makers undertake in recording events and presenting them as the truth of the story and not a biased interpretation of them.

Click here to see Emily O’Reilly’s full speech from the Awards 2018

The Winners of the Radharc Awards 2018

The Televised Documentaries

Award Title Winner
The Radharc Trophy Brazil’s Black Genocide Peadar King,   KMF Productions
Highly Commended Biafra – Misean Dearmadta Brendan Culleton,   Akajava Films
Commended This is Palestine Gerry McColgan,   Tyrone Productions

The Documentary for Digital Media

Award Title Winner
The Radharc Trophy Syria – The Impossible Revolution Ronan Tynan and Anne Daly
Highly Commended Martin Family Vignettes The Carmelites and Kairos Productions