Last Chance To See At CIFF2020
The CIFF2020 feature film award winners have been announced: ‘Rascal‘ a “thought provoking tale of a master manipulator” from French director Peter Dourountzis has been selected for the Youth Jury Award; ‘Songs of Repression‘ “a powerful film that strikes a balance between nuanced politics and humanity” received the Award for Cinematic Documentary; and the Spirit of the Festival Award was presented to ‘Bad Tales‘ “a highly original and rich work” from the D’innocenzo Brothers.
Our Family Gala ‘Wolfwalkers‘ is SOLD OUT – but – young film fans can choose from the full Family Programme including ‘H is for Happiness‘ the story of quirky twelve-year-old Candice McPhee; light-hearted coming-of-age tale ‘My Brother Chases Dinosaurs‘; the bite-sized movie magic of ‘Family Friendly Shorts‘; and ‘Fest Anca: The Best Animated Films for Children 2020‘ a programme of animated shorts with no words or subtitles for ages 5+.
Visit corkfilmfest.org or download the CIFF2020 App to pick your films and book your tickets this Sunday. Read on for the full list of CIFF2020 Award Winners and our closing weekend final highlights.
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CIFF2020 Award Winning Feature Film
Winner: Rascal (Vaurien)
Directed by Peter DourountzisJury Comments:
Directed by Ai Weiwei
Winner: Songs of Repression (Undertrykkelsen Sang)
Directed by Estephan Wagner and Marianne Hougen-MoragaJury Comments:
Directed by Turner Ross and Bill Ross IV
Presented by the Gate Cinema
Directed by the D’Innocenzo BrothersJury Comments:
Directed by Cathy Brady
CIFF2020 Award Winning Shorts
Four CIFF2020 World Premieres Not To Miss
The CIFF2020 programme features four World Premieres of Irish films – don’t miss these brilliant new discoveries. Ruth Meehan’s poignant, dark comedy ‘The Bright Side‘; Sam Uhlemann’s compelling debut feature ‘The Edge of Chaos‘; Documentary Gala ‘Castro’s Spies‘ recounting the experiences of the ‘Cuban 5’; and ‘Home is a Sacrifice Zone‘ an emotive and highly personal account of the controversial issue of hydraulic fracturing in Ireland. Don’t miss your chance to see the latest and best home-grown cinema – see them first in Cork! Book your tickets today.
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