Cork International Film Festival’s mission is to present Ireland’s most exciting, diverse, and ambitious annual film festival, connecting and stimulating audiences and artists through a carefully curated selection of the best films, to create a unique shared cultural experience, rooted in Cork, open to the world.

Join us for ‘Belly of the Beast’, our CIFF Film Club online screening on Tuesday, 18th May. See more of our upcoming screenings on our Festival Digital Platform.

View Cork International Film Festival Year-Round film guide.

CIFF Digital Archive

Proudly presented in association with Founding Archive Partner University College Cork.

Cork International Film Festival’s unique archive, a treasure trove of precious materials tracking the history of modern film and Cork, amassed over 65 years, has been developed in partnership with the Department of Digital Humanities at University College Cork. A unique snapshot of modern film history and the history of Cork’s development, the archive is available to view online at containing photographs, programme covers and posters from previous Festival editions over the last 65 years.

This project represents a collaboration between students and staff within the Department of Digital Humanities and Department of Film and Screen Media at UCC, and the Cork International Film Festival.

The launch of the digitised archive in September 2020 mounts a public call-out for further contributions of items and oral histories. Members of the public are invited to share your stories, photographs and Festival memorabilia with the archiving team by completing the contact form here.

View The Archive

CIFF Library

A curated selection of Short Films available year-round for free in Ireland’s smallest cinema, the CIFF Library.

This year the Library is available to view online on the Festival Digital Platform:

View The Library

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