Float Like a Butterfly, written and directed by Carmel Winters, which had its European Premiere as the Opening Night Gala film at the 63rd Cork Film Festival, went on to win the The Audience Award
Cork Film Festival
NAME OF FESTIVAL:Cork Film Festival
WHERE:Cork City, Ireland
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.
The 63rd Cork Film Festival, running from November 9 to 18, 2018, will showcase Irish and international films with a focus on current global issues.
The European premiere of the award-winning Irish film, Float like a Butterfly from writer and director Carmel Winters, will be this year’s Opening Night Gala film of the 63rd Cork Film Festival
Irish short film Wave is the winner of the Grand Prix Irish Short at the Cork Film Festival 2017 Awards Ceremony.
Taking place across 10 days from November 10 to 19, 2017, this year’s 62nd Cork Film Festival, will screen more than 200 films, with the majority being Irish premieres.
Cork Film Festival Opens in Style Tonight with DANCER, Profiling Bad-Boy Ballet Star, Sergei Polunin
The 61st Cork Film Festival opens tonight, Friday, November 11, with the Irish premiere of Academy Award®-nominee Steven Cantor’s acclaimed documentary Dancer, profiling bad-boy ballet star, Sergei Polunin.
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.
The 2016 Cork Film Festival, Ireland’s oldest film festival, takes place November 11 to 20, 2016, and will screen more than 70 feature films
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
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 […]
The closing gala and awards ceremony of the 59th Cork Film Festival took place on Sunday night and the Gradam Spiorad na Féile (Spirit of the Festival Award), which was inaugurated at the Festival this year, was won by The Tribe, by Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy (Ukraine). The Tribe is a powerful dramatic thriller, entirely in Ukrainian Sign Language, with no subtitles, yet made for a hearing audience.
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.
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)