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Our mission is to present Ireland’s most exciting, diverse, and ambitious annual film festival, connecting and stimulating audiences and artists through a curated selection of the best and latest films, to create a unique shared cultural experience, rooted in Cork, open to the world.
If you share our passion, pride and a sense of community, want to be part of making a real impact for film in Ireland, and like what we’re offering, then why not sign up today?
Discover film, reimagine the world.
Cork International Film Festival is a local, national and international celebration of cinema. CIFF’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.
The 68th edition will take place Thursday 9th – Sunday 26th November 2023.
In October 2022, Cork International Film Festival was delighted to announced Lord David Puttnam as its Patron.
Lord Puttnam spent 30 years as an independent producer of award-winning films including The Mission, The Killing Fields, Chariots of Fire, Midnight Express, Bugsy Malone, and Local Hero. He is the Chair of Atticus Education, an online education company founded in 2012 that delivers audio-visual seminars to students all over the world.
In order to present our annual Festival, offer a year-round programme of events, support and promote local and national talent, and enable our Intinn film and mental health programme to reach over 2,000 young people a year, we need support.
Your donation, no matter what the size, makes a huge difference.
With your help we will continue to discover film and reimagine the world. Thank you for your support.
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 67 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 corkfilmfest.ucc.ie containing photographs, programme covers and posters from previous Festival editions over the last 67 years.