Cork Film Festival
Nov 07 2019 - Nov 17 2019
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North Main Street, Cork City, Cork,
Cork Film Festival is Ireland's first and largest film festival- a local, national and international celebration of cinema. The 64th edition of the Festival will showcase the latest and best international and Irish features, documentaries and shorts
Ireland’s first and largest film festival, taking place over 11 days annually each November, in venues throughout Cork, Europe's most culturally vibrant City.
The 64th edition of Cork Film Festival will take place from the 7th - 17th November 2019.
Cork Film Festival is a highlight of Munster's cultural calendar - award-winning films from the international film festival circuit, new discoveries and cinema classics are selected by our expert curatorial team, to be premiered on the big screen in venues throughout Cork City and County. The Festival showcases the latest and best international and Irish features, documentaries and shorts, with unique opportunities to meet filmmakers. The programme will present over 400 screenings and events, including films for families, young people,
a focus on mental health (Illuminate film and mental health strand), specialist film Industry Days, unique multidisciplinary programmes with the National Sculpture Factory which explore visual art and film, opportunities to enjoy restored classic film with live music at our Cine Concerts, a focus on local heritage through our Cork on Camera archival screening and an opportunity to experience local filmmaking talent at our Best of Cork programme.
5 Top Reasons to Visit Cork Film Festival
1) Cork Film Festival was voted top 20 festivals to visit in Europe (EU Cultural & Creative Cities Monitor 2017)
2) It was established alongside the biggest film festivals in the world in the 1950s, including Cannes, Venice, Berlin
3) You see it first at Cork Film Festival - the Festival presents over 190 premieres. 90% of the programme is only opportunity to see these films in this region
4) Filmmakers want their work to be seen in Cork. The Festival welcomes 4500 submissions from filmmakers all over the globe. Over 1000 further films are viewed and the latest & best Irish & international films are selected by our expert curatorial team
5) Direct route to the Oscars®- Of the 9 Awards Cork Film Festival presents to filmmakers, 3 are Oscars®-qualifying so Award-Winners in Cork are eligible for the OSCARS®. Cork Film Festival is an opportunity to discover new talent
A Festival Friend membership package offers you access to the entire Festival programme of standard screenings, complimentary tickets to our Opening & Closing Galas and Cine Concert, exclusive dining and accommodation discounts, Festival tote bag and more, all for only €165 or €290 for you and a partner. To find out more about becoming a Friend of Cork Film Festival, visit the Friends section of our website