Cork Film Festival

Poster for the Cork Film Festival, designed by Jimmy Lawlor

From November 6-13th, the Corona Cork Film Festival (CFF) will get underway, celebrating Irish filmmakers and also showcasing international films.

The festival opening gala will be Like Crazy (USA, 2011) which received the Grand Jury prize at Sundance Film Festival, while Toomelah (Australia, 2011, Official Selection Un Certain Regard at Cannes) will close the event. Highlights will also include a focus on Romanian Short Films, an exploration of the Japanese Film Festival 2011, and a retrospective on Portuguese filmmaker Edgar Pera.

As for the offers from Korea, CFF will screen  Jeon Kyu Hwan‘s (전규환Dance Town (댄스 타운) and Hong Sang Soo‘s (홍상수)  The Day He Arrives (북촌 방향). Both films have been making waves internationally through festivals during the past few months.

See here for the incredibly designed interactive festival programme.

Also, as a taster for the CFF, see below for trailer of The Day He Arrives.

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