Cork International Film Festival

Cork International Film Festival is Ireland’s largest and first film festival and one of Cork’s most significant and popular annual cultural events. The 65th Edition takes place from 4th – 15th November 2020.

Cork International Film Festival is a local, national and international celebration of cinema, running annually for twelve days in November in Cork and online. Award-winning films from the international film festival circuit, new discoveries and cinema classics are selected by our experienced curatorial team, to be premiered on the big screen in Cork and online via the Festival Digital Platform, available to viewers nationwide

The Festival presents nine awards, including Gradam Spiorad na Féile / Spirit of the Festival Award, (presented by The Gate Cinema), Gradam na Féile do Scannáin Faisnéise / Award for Cinematic Documentary, and the Audience Award, (presented by The River Lee). Its awards for Grand Prix Irish Short (presented by RTÉ), Grand Prix International Short and Grand Prix Documentary Short Award are Academy Award® qualifying, ensuring that the winners in Cork automatically join the Oscars’ longlist.


Cork International Film Festival CLG
Castle Chambers
6 Castle Street
Cork City
T12 T25W


Telephone: +353 (0)21 427 1711