Running annually since 1956, this is one of Ireland’s premier cultural events, with a loyal and ever-increasing audience of general public, film lovers and filmmakers.
The festival is a major showcase for Irish film production, with a wide-ranging programme that includes an eclectic mix of big budget pictures, world cinema, innovative independent films, documentaries and short films from all over the globe.
The ‘Best International Short’ Award, internationally recognised award and attracting very high quality entrants from upwards of 20 countries, and the the ‘Made In Cork’ Award for local filmmakers are central features of the festival.
Date and details for 2021 subject to confirmation.
Festival Details and Location Map
There are details of events at the festival website, where tickets can also be purchased. Many events take place at Cork Opera House, others at cinemas around the city.