Cruinniú na nÓg @ Cork International Film Festival – 12th June 2021

As part of this year’s Cruinniú na nÓg, our national day of creativity for children and young people, Cork International Film Festival is thrilled to offer a free programme of Festival short films that will excite, inspire and delight! Simply log on to book your free ticket and experience a specially curated collection of short films from Cork International Film Festival’s previous programmes. Tune in here

Films available:

Method, dir. Polly Holland (ages 5+)

All Square Boi wants is his cuppa and he’s willing to face insanity for it.


Fisherman, dir. Narae Kim, Lewis Barfoot (ages 5+)

‘Fisherman’ follows the story of a young girl’s journey to reconnect with her ancestral heritage.


The Reckolahesperus, dir. Mary Smyth (ages 5+)

Sam’s misunderstanding of what his mother says leads him to have quite an unexpected adventure!


Forest, dir. Dermott Burns (ages 7+)

A reflection upon humanity’s ignorance of its destructive nature.


The Girl at the End of the Garden, dir. Bonnie Dempsey (ages 12+)

A slapstick comedy about an unhappy young girl whose life is turned upside-down when she finds a mysterious runaway with psychic powers in her back garden.


134, dir. Sarah-Jane Drummey (ages 12+)

On the day of a regional Irish dancing competition, an Irish couple struggle to cope with their child’s gender identity.

Cruinniú na nÓg is a flagship initiative of Creative Ireland Programme’s Creative Youth Plan to enable the creative potential of children and young people.

About Cork International Film Festival

Cork International Film Festival is Ireland’s first and largest film festival and one of Cork’s most significant and popular annual cultural events. The Festival is proudly supported by Principal Funder the Arts Council, along with Cork City Council, Screen Ireland, Creative Europe MEDIA, Screen Skills Ireland, Creative Ireland, Rethink Ireland, ESB Energy for Generations Fund, the Gate Cinemas, the River Lee, and UCC. Media Partners are RTÉ Supporting the Arts, the Irish Examiner and Red FM.  



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