Reviews of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival 2019

 

Film Ireland is always delighted to attend the Cork Film Festival and thanks to the lovely festival organisers we are able to cover as much Irish film as we can.

Here are links to our 2019 coverage:

The Other Lamb

Ciara Creedon reviews an Irish-Belgian co-production adaptation of fantasy author Catherine S McMullen’s haunting, visionary drama.


Screen Ireland World Premiere Shorts

Loretta Goff was at the Cork Film Festival’s screening of short films produced under Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland’s Focus Shorts and Real Shorts schemes.


Cork on Camera

Emma Keyes checks out a programme of Cork-themed films from collections at the IFI Irish Film Archive.


Irish Shorts 5: It’s No Longer A Journey Down The Road

Caleb Cotter experiences twists and turns on life’s highway at the Irish Shorts 5 programme at the 2019 Cork Film Festival.


Evening Redness of the South

Emma Keyes takes in Colin Hickey’s dialogue-free, poetic feature.


Floating Structures

Emma Keyes takes a look at Adrian Duncan and Feargal Ward’s ‘Floating Structures’, a flâneur-like quest to consider the gravity-defying mysteries of structural engineering.


Lost Lives

Emma Keyes was at the Cork Film Festival to see ‘Lost Lives’, Dermot Lavery and Michael Hewitt’s film adapted from the book that aims to document the stories of the men, women and children who have died as a result of the Troubles in Northern Ireland.


The Yellow Bittern

Julie Crowley was at the Cork Film Festival to see Alan Gilsenan’s documentary biopic of Liam Clancy, which celebrates its  tenth anniversary this year.


The Last Right

Kimberly Reyes checks in on new Irish comedy-drama ‘The Last Right’, Aoife Crehan’s feature debut, which premiered at the Cork Film Festival.


Irish Shorts 4: Finding Their Place

Aoife O’Ceallachain went along to the Irish Shorts 4: Finding Their Place to find some great filmmakers and films with characters seeking acceptance, vindication, assurance or literally accommodation.


Sweetness in the Belly

Caleb Cotter checks out Sweetness in the Belly, a Canadian-Irish co-production of an adaptation of Camilla Gibb’s bestseller, directed by Zeresenay Berhane Mehari.


Irish Shorts 1: Legacies

Caleb Cotter battles the rainy streets of Cork to find solace in shorts.


The Cave

Loretta Goff was at the Cork Film Festival to watch ‘The Cave’, Irish filmmaker Tom Waller’s recreation of the dramatic cave rescue which successfully extricated members of a junior football team trapped in Tham Luang Nang Non cave in Chiang Rai Province, Thailand.

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