Cork International Film Festival will kick off its year-round film and event programme with a weekend of FREE screenings of acclaimed features short-listed for the LUX Audience Award 2024 and two exciting programmes of European shorts!
Screening Friday 26th to Sunday 28th January at The Arc Cinema, North Main Street, Cork
As Ireland’s largest film festival and this country’s official representative at the European Film Academy Short Film Award, CIFF takes great pride in showcasing the best and latest films from Europe.
As part of our bite-sized CIFF European Film Weekend running at The Arc Cinema 26th – 28th January, we are delighted to partner with the European Parliament Liaison Office in Ireland to present FREE films shortlisted for the LUX Audience Award 2024. The LUX Audience Award aims to strengthen ties between politics and the people by inviting European audiences to become active protagonists and rate their favourite films.
We are also delighted to present two programmes of award-winning short films to accompany the LUX Audience Award films. The shorts programmes comprise a selection of European Film Award-nominated shorts and a programme of Family Friendly Shorts from CIFF2023. Read on below for more information and full weekend schedule.
CIFF EUROPEAN FILM WEEKEND – SCHEDULE:
Friday, 26th January
6.30pm: On the Adamant (Rescheduled)
Directed by Nicolas Philibert (France, Japan | 109 min | 2023 | PG)
Winner of the Golden Berlin Bear Best Film at the Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) 2023.
Saturday, 27th January
12pm: EFA Shorts Programme
A programme of short films nominated for the European Film Awards 2023.
Directed by Estibaliz Urresola Solaguren (Spain | 129 min | 2023 |)
Winner of the Silver Berlin Bear for Best Leading Performance by Sofía Otero and winner of the Guild Film Prize at Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) 2023.
Sunday, 28th January
A fun selection of films for tots up to early teens, previously shown at th2 2022 edition of Cork International Film Festival.
3.30pm: Fallen Leaves
Directed by Aki Kaurismäki (Finland | 81 min | 2023 | 12A)
Premiered at CIFF2023 and Winner of the Jury Prize and Nominee for the Palme d’Or at Cannes Film Festival 2023.
Directed by Anna Hints (Estonia, France | 89 min | 2023 | 15)
Winner of a European Film Award for European Documentary 2023.
Proudly presented by Cork International Film Festival in partnership with the European Parliament Liaison Office in Ireland.