Date/Time
Date(s) - 17/11/2018
14:45

Location
Triskel Arts Centre


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IFI LOCAL FILMS FOR LOCAL PEOPLE

PRESENTS

CORK ON CAMERA

Archive Compilation / Ireland / 1900s-60s / 90 mins 

An exciting new programme of short films from the collections of the IFI Irish Film Archive. The programme features a wide range of films about Cork city and county and includes: silent films of Patrick St. and Cork Harbour in 1902; local newsreels by the Horgan Brothers from Youghal (1910s); the charming Oscar®-nominated Three Kisses about a young Cork hurler (1955); a lively canoeing film, Blackwater Holiday (1964); the elegiac Irish Village about Crookhaven in 1959; and a series of Amharc Éireann newsreels from the 1960s. The silent element of the programme will be accompanied by pianist Morgan Cooke.

Introduced by Sunniva O’Flynn of the Irish Film Institute. The IFI is supported by the Arts Council.

Silent Programme – accompanied by pianist Morgan Cooke

Films from the Mitchell and Kenyon Collection (1902)
-Panorama of Queenstown Harbour
-Tram Ride from King Street to Patrick’s Bridge, Cork
-Views of the Grand Parade, Cork

Extracts from The Youghal Gazette (1910s)
Actualities made by cinema owners George, James and Thomas Horgan

Family Cine-Shots (1940s)
Films made by cineaste Liam Ó Laoghaire of his family and friends in Youghal and environs

Sound Programme

Three Kisses (1955)
An Academy-award nominated short fiction film about a young Cork Hurler. With an appearance from Cork manager Jim “Tough” Barry.

The Irish Village (1959)
An elegiac portrait of Crookhaven

Amharc Éireann (1959- ’62)
Cork stories from Gael Linn’s cinema newsreel

Quix Commercial
Lasts all the way from Dublin to Cork

Blackwater Holiday (1964)
Canoe holidays on the Blackwater made by Peter Collinson (The Italian Job)

 

Tickets:  €10 / €8.50

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