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Culture Night: Irish Language Short Film Showcase

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  • Tickets: FREE
  • Date: Fri, 18th Sep 2020
  • Time: 17:00 - 22:00

As part of Cork Culture Night 2020, Cork International Film Festival is proud to present two short films which have been specially selected from the 2019 Festival edition to celebrate the Irish language on film: the 2019 Grand Prix Irish Short Award winner ‘Ciúnas’ and the touching coming-of-age drama ‘Leave The Road Behind You’. 

This is a great opportunity for new audiences to experience short films as gaeilge and find out about the filmmakers and Cork International Film Festival

The short films and a Q&A with the filmmakers led by Don O’Mahony, CIFF Senior Programmer, will be available to enjoy online for free from 5pm – 10pm on Friday 18th September.



2019 | 13-mins

Director: Tristan Heanue

Producer: Tristan Heanue

A couple embark on a journey in the midst of a family crisis.


‘Leave The Road Behind You’

2018 | 16-mins

Director: Daniel Butler

Producer: Bob Gallagher

A young man from the Donegal Gaeltacht struggles with long-repressed emotions as he prepares to emigrate.