We are proud to present a special online programme celebrating the Irish language on film with two shorts selected from our 66th Festival edition in 2021 followed by a filmmaker Q&A for Culture Night/Oíche Chultúir 2022, Friday, 23rd September.
Available to watch on our Digital Festival Platform, the shorts programme comprises Foxglove, directed by Michael-David McKernan, and Faitíos, directed by Martha Fitzgerald, followed by a special Q&A session with Foxglove‘s Clara Harte and CIFF Senior Programmer Don O’Mahony.
Tá an-áthas orainn na gearrscannáin seo a chur i láthair a cheiliúrann an Ghaeilge. Is ceiliúradh tábhachtach é Oíche Cultúir ar na healaíona agus ar chruthaitheacht in Éirinn agus táimid bródúil as a bheith mar chuid de arís i mbliana. Ar fáil chun féachaint saor in aisce ar líne ó 5in go 10in Dé hAoine, 23 Meán Fómhair. Le tacaíocht ó An tOireachtas.
The programme will be available to watch for FREE online. Book your tickets in advance now and make sure to check back from 5pm to 10pm on Friday, 23rd September. Supported by An tOireachtas.
Visit the link here for more information on this year’s compelling Culture Night/Oíche Chultúir programme.
Directed by Michael-David McKernan
Siobhán left the island many years previously but now, when she is summoned home by her aunt, she is forced to face the demons of her past and the crux of her unresolved pain: her relationship with her father.
Followed by a special Q&A session with Clara Harte and CIFF Senior Programmer Don O’Mahony.
Cork International Film Festival 2021 Best Cork Short Award Special Mention
Directed by Martha Fitzgerald
In an abandoned asbestos processing plant, two teenagers reluctantly execute a task they have both been dreading.
2021 Best Irish-Language Short Film at Still Voices Film Festival, Longford
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