Highlights to look forward to at the Cork Film Festival

We select our highlights for the final two days of theCork Film Festival.

SATURDAY

ORDINARY PEOPLE

Triskel Arts Centre, noon

Robert Redford’s 1980 tale of a wealthy couple coming to terms with the death of one son and the attempted suicide of another. Stars Donald Sutherland and Mary Tyler Moore.

CORK ON CAMERA

Triskel, 2.45pm

A selection of clips from old films of Cork. They include some of the Mitchell and Kenyon footage of the city and Cobh harbour in 1902; scenes from Crookhaven in 1959; and images of canoeing on the Blackwater in 1964.

VERTIGO

Gate cinemas in Midleton, Mallow and Cork

A 60th anniversary presentation of the Hitchcock classic starring James Stewart and Kim Novak.

SHOPLIFTERS

Gate Cinema, 8.15pm

A Cannes-winning tale from Japan of a group of people sharing an apartment who are forced into scavenging by their impoverished circumstances.

SUNDAY

FAMILY FRIENDLY SHORTS

Gate, noon

Six short films that are suitable for younger attendees.

BEST OF CORK

Everyman, 3pm

Oonagh Kearney and other Leeside film-makers feature with offerings from the host city’s pool of talent.

CAPERNAUM

Everyman, 7pm

Another winner in Cannes, this festival closing film tells of a young boy in Beirut who takes his parents to task for the awful world they’ve brought him into.


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