Highlighting the urgent issue of climate change and the environment, and promoting actions to make positive changes in our communities. Green Screen is sponsored by our Sustainability Partner Future Planet. Together, we were awarded Best Small Sponsorship by the Business to Arts Awards 2023 for our partnership to improve climate literacy and promote activism.
Green Screen is one of Cork International Film Festival’s key strands utilising the power of film to explore and understand climate change and to provide a forum to discuss this vital issue, leading to positive actions in our communities.
WED 15 | TRISKEL | 18:00 | Subtitled
Peruvian superstar chef Virgilio Martinez embarks on an expedition through his native Peru to investigate the origins of its ingredients and re-evaluate his life, his restaurants, and the sustainability of food production post-pandemic. FC
A post-screening panel discussion will be facilitated by food writer and journalist Joe McNamee, with Cork Michelin Star chef Takashi Miyazaki; Virginia O’Gara, co-founder of My Goodness; and Dr. Barbara Doyle Prestwich, Head of Plant Science, UCC.
Presented in partnership with UCC
MIGHTY AFRIN: IN THE TIME OF FLOODS
TUE 14 | EVERYMAN | 14:30 | Subtitled
Twelve-year-old Afrin flees from her flooded river home to the overpopulated city of Dhaka, alone on a small boat, in Angelos Rallis’ immersive environmental documentary. SE
SONGS OF EARTH (FEDRELANDET)
THU 23 | TRISKEL | 15:15 | Subtitled
A daughter documents her father’s deeply personal communion with the stunningly beautiful and mountainous terrain he grew up in. RBC
Cork International Film Festival (CIFF) is dedicated to promoting environmental sustainability through its programmatic and operational initiatives and published its Sustainability Statement in September 2022. As the largest film festival in Ireland (36k in 2022), we champion film as a powerful platform to tell stories, raise awareness of issues, promote active discussion and deliver positive impacts.
You can read more about the Festival’s Sustainability Statement here.