Filmbase at Cork


Included amongst the line-up of Irish films at this year’s Cork Film Festival (6 – 15 November) are a number of projects coming out of Filmbase.


The Filmbase/RTÉ-funded short film Love is a Sting screens on 7th November at 10.00 as part of  Family Shorts  and in Irish Shorts 4: Dead Heat on 12th November at 13:45.

At his lowest point, struggling children’s book writer Harold Finch gains an unexpected house guest in the form of Anabel Shine: a 20 year old, hyper-intelligent mosquito.


The Filmbase/RTÉ-funded short film Foxglove screens as part of Irish Shorts 2  on 11th November at 18:45 and again in Ireland on Screen on 15th November at 13:00.

In the wilds of Connemara, an engineer and his daughter are targeted by an ancient and angry force from within the earth itself.


The Filmbase/RTÉ-funded short film Leave screens as part of Irish Shorts 3 on 12th November at 12:00.

A film about random events and their consequences; a film about how your life can change without warning.


The Filmbase Masters feature film Monged screens at Cork Film Festival on 13th November at 15:30.

Dave is a wannabe drug dealer stuck with a batch of experimental new pills, Ray is a failing club DJ getting by on a daytime radio slot, and socially awkward office worker Bernard just turned up to the wrong party by mistake. When Dave enlists Bernard’s help to test out his new consignment, the weekend descends into a riotous cocktail of narcotics, booze, clubs and parties. Embarking on a series of drug-fuelled misadventures, the three lads get more from the weekend then they’d ever bargained for.


The Filmbase Masters feature film Fading Away screens on 14th November at 20:45.


Ardi, the front-woman in a struggling rock band, has a die-hard belief that her music will change the world – the problem is finding enough of an audience that agrees.


Click here for info on all the Irish feature films screening at this year’s festival.

View the full programme for Cork Film Festival 2015.

View the digital brochure here.



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