Cork Film Festival Children's Film Season in Crawford Art Gallery
As Crawford Art Gallery celebrates childhood in their major survey exhibition SEEN, NOT HEARD, Cork Film Festival is delighted to partner by inviting children to SEE and HEAR the best of world cinema. This autumn, we welcome budding film fans to a fun-packed programme of Irish and international animations and short films which have been specially selected by our Festival programming team for families to experience and enjoy.22 September, 2 - 3.10pm
Family-Friendly Shorts: Following sold out screenings of these specially curated family programmes at Cork Film Festival each year, we are delighted to offer you and your little ones a second chance to see this special selection of our popular Family Friendly Shorts from recent years. From musical tales to exciting adventures, this programme presents a variety of colourful short films for children (aged 6+) to enjoy the best of storytelling on film.29 September, 2 - 3.20pm
The Secret of Kells 10th anniversary Screening (PG): To celebrate its 10th anniversary, Cork Film Festival is delighted to present Academy Award nominated animated film ‘The Secret of Kells’, an enchanting tale inspired by Irish mythology. The story follows young Brendan who lives in a remote medieval outpost under siege from barbarian raids. A new adventure beckons when a master illuminator arrives with an ancient book, brimming with secret wisdom and powers.6 October, 2 - 3.10pm
The Overcoat and Mirette : A delightful double bill of two enchanting films which bring classic books to life for children aged 6+. The Overcoat is an animated adaptation of Nikolai Gogol's classic short story about an office worker (Cillian Murphy) who saves all his money to buy a new coat, only to have fate take a ghostly hand. Mirette brings the award-winning children’s book Mirette on the High Wire to life, featuring BAFTA award-winner Miriam Margolyes, OSCAR® nominee and TONY winner Tom Conti.
The 64th Cork Film Festival will take place from the 7th - 17th November. The Family Programme will present the latest and best family films from the international film festival circuit, for young audiences to enjoy, including lots of fun pre-screening workshops, treasure hunts and opportunities to meet filmmakers. Cork Film Festival’s Family Programme is the perfect way to let your children explore the world through film. Programme announced October 15th: watch this space! corkfilmfest.org