Cork Film Festival

NAME OF FESTIVAL:Cork Film Festival
SINCE: 1956
WHERE:Cork City, Ireland
WEBSITE: www.corkfilmfest.org
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: The Festival operates out of the Cork Opera House, the Triskel Christchurch, and the Gate Cinema. Its log line is ‘Films. Music. Ideas’. As well as playing a rich selection of the best of contemporary world cinema, it has a lively and varied music on film programme, and a timely event series, which uses films to explore some of the burning issues of our time.

Cork Film Festival to Shine Spotlight on Irish Cinema

Cork Film Festival to Shine Spotlight on Irish Cinema

Irish film is in the spotlight at this year’s Cork Film Festival, with the European premiere of I Am Not a Serial Killer among the highly acclaimed homegrown productions to be screened from November 11 to 20, 2016.

2015 Cork Film Festival Award Winners; TANGERINE Wins Best Film

2015 Cork Film Festival Award Winners; TANGERINE Wins Best Film

Tangerine won the prize for best feature film, Gradam Spiorad na Féile / Spirit of the Festival Award at the 60th edition of the Cork Film Festival. Sean Baker’s feature is a twisted, high-energy Christmas tale, which casts an unflinching and comical eye on LA’s sex industry and trans community. UK / Ukranian documentary The Russian Woodpecker was selected as the winner of the inaugural Gradam na Féile do Scannáin Faisnéise / Award for Cinematic […]

“Mediterranea” “Toto and His Sisters” “The Lesson” to Compete for 2015 LUX Film Prize at Cork Film Festival

“Mediterranea” “Toto and His Sisters” “The Lesson” to Compete for 2015 LUX Film Prize at Cork Film Festival

Three films, Mediterranea (pictured above), Toto and His Sisters and The Lesson/UROK, will compete for the 2015 LUX Film Prize at the 60TH Cork Film Festival. The festival runs November 06 to 15,  2015, in Cork, Ireland. This European Parliament LUX Film Prize places a spotlight on films which go to the heart of European Public Debate. Cork Film Festival, along with the European Parliament, believe that cinema can be used as a medium to discuss […]

New Films incl. ‘SAVING MR. BANKS’ ‘FROZEN 3D’ Added to 2013 Cork Film Festival

New Films incl. ‘SAVING MR. BANKS’ ‘FROZEN 3D’ Added to 2013 Cork Film Festival

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A ‘raft of exciting new titles’ have been added to the 58th Cork Film Festival taking place November 9 to 17, 2013 in Cork, Ireland. Two major new Disney pictures FROZEN 3D and SAVING MR. BANKS lead the new films. In the big-screen animation comedy adventure, FROZEN 3D, directed by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee, fearless optimist Anna (voice of Kristen Bell) sets off on an epic journey – teaming up with rugged mountain man Kristoff (voice of Jonathan Groff) and his loyal reindeer Sven – to find her sister Elsa (voice of Idina Menzel), whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter. Encountering Everest-like conditions, mystical trolls and a hilarious snowman named Olaf (voice of Josh Gad), Anna and Kristoff battle the elements in a race to save the kingdom. Two-time Academy Award®–winner Emma Thompson and fellow double Oscar®-winner Tom Hanks topline Disney’s SAVING MR. BANKS, directed by John Lee Hancock, and inspired by the extraordinary, untold backstory of how Disney’s classic Mary Poppins made it to the screen.

2013 Cork Film Festival in Ireland to run November 9 – 17; Announces Film Lineup

2013 Cork Film Festival in Ireland to run November 9 – 17; Announces Film Lineup

 Closing Night Film - KILL YOUR DARLINGSClosing Night Film – KILL YOUR DARLINGS

The 58th Cork Film Festival, Ireland’s oldest film festival will take place from November 9 to 17, 2013, and  opens with NEBRASKA, Alexander Payne’s (Sideways, About Schmidt, The Descendants) latest film which tells the story of a road trip between a father and a son where bittersweet personal truths are uncovered and savored. The film stars lonely salesman David Grant (Will Forte) and his father Woody (Bruce Dern in a Cannes Palme d’Or Best Actor Winning Performance)