Author Archive | Indie Cork

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IndieCork Festival Awards 2016

  *Best ‘Creative Cork’ Award * Date Night, dir. Ross Carey For his formally inventive yet deeply moving exploration of love and grief we were unanimous in giving the award to Ross Carey for the imaginative and affecting Date Night. Special Mention – Dig dir. Rob Mullins Squeezing fresh humour out of the established trope […]

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RTÉ – Keeping it real in the People’s Republic

The following article was written by IndieCork co-founder Mick Hannigan – on the genesis of Ireland’s most exciting showcase of independent cinema and music. The original article can be found on the RTÉ Website – Click Here. The genesis of the IndieCork festival of film & music was the parting of the ways four years […]

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Comedies by Buster, Charlie and Pierre

Pierre Étaix is a French comedy master in the tradition of Buster Keaton and Charlie Chaplin and also in the tradition of Jacques Tati with whom Étaix served a comedic apprentiship. Étaix’s films went unseen for years due to legal entanglemennts but his unique genious has recently been ‘rediscovered’ .We are delighted present a programme […]

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Lifes a pitch and then you cry

Presented by award-winning, critically acclaimed director, David Keating this is a one-day, trauma-free workshop that teaches persuasive ways to present and pitch film projects. Exploring techniques that help us convey the essentials, you can learn to deal with nerves and get to a place where the process is not only enjoyable, but from where you […]

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The Film Feast

This is a great event every year and one increasingly copied – combine a great heart-warming foodie film and appropriate food from local producers and a wonderful and generous wine importer and happiness ensues. This year the Food Feast moves to the Blacknight Festival Centre in the Kino and takes on an Italian flavor with […]

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Irish Indie Features

There is a very strong lineup of Irish indie features this year including two made in Cork, both receiving their World Premieres with us; Sean Breathnach’s horror flic Beyond The Woods and the visual treat which is Storage, directed by Rupert MacCarthy-Morrogh. We’re delighted to welcome back to Cork two IndieCork alumni, Gerard Walsh with […]

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The Opening Film

Our Opening Film is that wonderful thing, a laugh-out-loud Irish indie feature. Dead Along The Way is a comedy of errors, with well-drawn characters situated within a tight plot. That is has so many Cork connections doesn’t harm it either. At the time of writing it seems that the screen is soon to be Sold […]

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