Cork International Film Festival

Online March 13-17

A Special Online Programme of Irish Film Shorts

Cork International Film Festival is delighted to partner with Cork City Council to present a special St. Patrick’s Festival programme of Irish film shorts.

There may be no parade again this year however fans of Irish culture can still enjoy a free selection of film treats to watch online from 13th to 17th March! From heart-warming stories of a mother’s love to an Irish dancing drama, there will be something to delight and entertain you in the comfort of your own home. The Irish short film programme includes:

  • MARY Dir. Shaun O'Connor, 2018

When he manages to destroy the town's beloved Virgin Mary statue, Charlie O'Connor does the only thing he can do: he frames his older brother.

  • PAT Dir. Emma Wall, 2018

Set in 1978, Pat tells the story of a lonely music lover who keeps in touch with her son in New York through the only phone box in the village.

  • MOTION SICKNESS Dir. Jessica Kennedy, John McIlduff, 2012

Motion Sickness is a dance film exploring ideas of need, rejection and escape. The film is a collaboration between award-winning choreographer Jessica Kennedy and award-winning filmmaker John McIlduff.

  • 134 Dir. Directed by Sarah-Jane Drummey, 2019

On the day of a regional Irish dancing competition, an Irish couple struggles to come to terms with their child's gender identity.

  • TIME TRAVELLER Dir. Steve Kenny, 2017

A 'Back To The Future'-obsessed Traveller boy strives to finish building his own DeLorean replica before his family are evicted from their halting site.

  •  HANNAH COHEN’S HOLY COMMUNION Dir. Shimmy Marcus, 2013

Hannah Cohen can’t wait to make her Holy Communion. The only problem is she’s Jewish! A heart-warming tale about a little girl and the universal desire to fit in.

Available to watch any time from 9am on Saturday 13th March to 12 midnight on Wednesday 17th March 2021. Capacity is limited, booking essential to view.

 Visit or click here to book your FREE ticket.

And keep watching – The CIFF’s Film Club presents it’s next film on 23rd March.

Supported by Cork City Council.