RTE Brings Riveting Documentary “JFK – The Three Miles” to Prime-Time Audience

By December 7, 2023No Comments


RTE Brings Riveting Documentary “JFK – The Three Miles” to Prime-Time Audience

RTE, Ireland’s leading broadcasting network, is set to captivate viewers nationwide with the exclusive transmission of the critically acclaimed documentary, “JFK – The Three Miles.” The documentary, directed by Galway native Pamela Finn, delves into President John F. Kennedy’s transformative journey through Galway in June 1963, leaving an indelible mark on American and Irish history. He famously referred to his time in Ireland as “the best four days of his life.” 

The documentary masterfully captures the infectious excitement that swept through the local community during Kennedy’s visit, as seen through the eyes of those who were present on that historic day. The people of Galway were granted a rare opportunity to bask in an atmosphere of anticipation and to engage with a figure as prominent as the President of the United States.

Scheduled for broadcast on December 27th at 8:30 PM on RTE One, this prime-time screening promises to offer audiences a heartwarming experience. Viewers are invited to tune in to witness the historical narrative unfold, shedding light on President Kennedy’s profound impact on both sides of the Atlantic.

Pamela Finn, the documentary’s director, expressed her excitement about the RTE transmission, saying, “Having ‘JFK – The Three Miles’ featured on RTE One is a tremendous honour. It allows us to share this important chapter of history with a wider audience, and I hope viewers find inspiration in the story of President Kennedy’s visit to Galway.”

“JFK – The Three Miles” has received accolades at various film festivals, including the Best Documentary Short award at the City of Angels Film Festival and Dublin International Short Film and Music Festival. The RTE broadcast marks a significant milestone in bringing this compelling narrative to homes across Ireland.

Mark your calendars for December 27th at 8:30 PM and join RTE One for an unforgettable evening of storytelling and historical reflection with “JFK – The Three Miles.”

The memory of JFK’s visit to Galway lives on, a reminder of the enduring power of diplomacy, friendship, and the profound connections that bind nations together.

“A nation reveals itself not only by the men it produces but also by the men it honours, the men it remembers” – John F. Kennedy

For all press and media inquiries, contact Pam Finn – / 087 9004145 

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Director Pamela Finn

Pamela Finn, Director and Producer of JFK The Three Miles. Winner of Best Documentary Short at City of Angels Women’s Film Festival 2023.