Cork Film Festival

The Cork Film Festival (Irish: Féile Scannán Chorcaí)[2] is a film festival held annually in Cork City, Ireland. It was established in 1956 as part of An Tóstal.

Cork Film Festival
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LocationCork, Ireland
Founded byDermot Breen[1]
Festival dateNovember
LanguageEnglish, Irish, others

Established in 1956 Cork Film Festival is one of the oldest European film festivals, celebrating its 64th edition in November 2019.[3]

The title of the festival changed for the period 2007 to 2012 to the Corona Cork Film Festival.[4]

The programme is a mix of big budget pictures, world cinema, independent films, documentaries and short films from all over the globe. The festival is a showcase for Irish film production.[5]


  1. ^ "60 years of the Cork Film Festival". October 31, 2015.
  2. ^ "Féile Scannán Chorcaí i mbaol 'de bharr easpa airgid'". May 11, 2016 – via Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  3. ^ "Cork Film Festival". Cork Film Festival.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-04-11. Retrieved 2013-03-27.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-01-05. Retrieved 2010-11-18.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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