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Schools Programme

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On lOcatiOn with thE iRiSh EXaMinER the irish Examiner, proudly supporting the education programme with the cork Film Festival.

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Primary Programme International Shorts

Moomins And The Comet Chase

Various Directors

Maria Lindberg Finland / 2010 / 75mins

A collection of inspirational short films from around the world which are programmed specifically for primary school students. Tuesday 9th GATE CINEMA

9.45am 5 euro

Moomins And The Comet Chase is a spellbinding family animation in 3D. A tranquil day in the Moomin Valley is interrupted by a volcanic eruption and the Moomin family find refuge in a magical house full of drama and dreams. The Moomins were created by Finnish artist Tove Jansson and have been since regarded as cult cartoon classics all over the world.

Friday 12th GATE CINEMA SHOWING IN

*Finnish Film Foundation.

Schools Screenings in Blackrock Castle Observatory A chance for students to enjoy the full Blackrock Castle Observatory experience. Watch a selection of carefully chosen space-themed animations and short films and explore the award-winning interactive science exhibit, Cork’s fun and exciting location to learn about the Universe. Screenings will screen at 10am from Monday 8th to Friday 12th of November subject to demand. Limited spaces. ₏8 per student. Please contact Raelene Casey education@corkfilmfest.org; 021 4271711 for more information.

9.45am 5 euro


Post Primary Programme Welcome

French Shorts

Philippe Lioret

Various Directors

France / 2009 / 110mins Bilal, a young 17 year old Kurdish boy, has travelled through the Middle East and Europe to join his girlfriend, freshly immigrated to England. His journey comes to an abrupt end when he is stopped on the French side of the Channel. Having decided to swim across, Bilal goes to the local swimming pool to train. There he meets Simon, a swimming instructor in the midst of a divorce. Simon decides to risk everything by taking Bilal under his wing. Suitable for French and English students. Study pack available.

A collection of new French language short films. Suitable for students of French Monday 8th GATE CINEMA

9.45am 5 euro

Tuesday 9th GATE CINEMA

11:00am 5 euro

International Shorts Various Directors A collection of inspirational short films from around the world. Wednesday 10th 9.45am GATE CINEMA 5 euro

*Cinefile Ltd.

Who Is Dervla Murphy?

Colony

Garret Daly

Ross McDonnell, Carter Gunn

Ireland / 2010 / 70mins

Ireland / 2009 / 84mins

This fascinating documentary profiles one of the world’s most inspirational and pioneering travel writers, Ireland’s Dervla Murphy. The filmmaker takes a very personal look at what makes this successful author, now 78, the strong individual Irish woman who broke through the parameters of her era to set off around the world in search of something different. Suitable for TY and Leaving Certificate Cycle students

This documentary examines the inexplicable phenomenon known as Colony Collapse Disorder which has left landscapes of empty beehives all across America. This threatens not only the beekeeping industry but global food supply. As scientists and beekeepers search for the cause, Colony captures the struggle within the beekeeping community to save the honey bee.

Monday 8th GATE CINEMA

11:00am 5 euro

*Mixed Bag Media

Wednesday 10th 11.00am GATE CINEMA 5 euro

*Fastnet Films


Post Primary Programme Casablanca

Free Radicals

Michael Curtiz

Pip Chodorov

USA / 1942 / 102mins

France / 2010 / 80mins

Set in unoccupied Africa during the early days of World War II, an American expatriate and owner of a nightclub meets a former lover resulting in unforseen complications. An intense wartime drama laced with great performances. Leaving Certificate Comparitive study 2011/2012

Pip Chodorov brings us on a personal journey into the world of avant garde and experimental cinema. The artists and poets of cinema since before WWI have always been free radicals, Friday 12th 11.00am crazy about filmmaking and pushing the GATE CINEMA 5 euro artform in radical new directions. Pip shares with us the films he loves and introduces us to some of the free radical artists who made them. An enjoyable, energetic foray in to the beginnings of a radical and essential art form. Pip will be present at the screening. *Pip Chorodov

Thursday 11th GATE CINEMA

9.45am 5 euro

*Park Circus

Schools Screenings in Blackrock Castle Observatory A chance for students to enjoy the full Blackrock Castle Observatory experience. Watch the award-winning documentary In The Shadow of the Moon and explore the award-winning interactive science exhibit, Cork’s fun and exciting location to learn about the Universe. Screenings will screen at 10am from Monday 8th to Friday 12th of November subject to demand. Limited spaces. €8 per student. Please contact Raelene Casey education@corkfilmfest.org; 021 4271711 for more information

In The Shadow Of The Moon David Singleton USA / 2007 / 109mins Between 1968 and 1972, 12 men voyaged to the Moon and walked upon it’s surface. They remain the only humans who have stood on another world. This award-winning Friday 12th documentary lets the surviving crew members GATE CINEMA from NASA’s Apollo missions tell their story in their own words.

*Vertigo Films

11.00am 5 euro


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Time Table & Booking In fo Timetable - The Gate Cinema

Booking Details

Monday 8th Welcome

Booking forms can be downloaded from our website www.corkfilmfest.org/schools For bookings and information please call or email Raelene Casey, Education Officer

9.45 am

Who is Dervla Murphy? 11.00am

Tel: 021 4271711 Fax: 021 4275945

Tuesday 9 Primary Int. Shorts th

education@corkfilmfest.org

French Shorts 11.00am

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9.45 am

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Wednesday 10th Post Primary Int. Shorts Colony

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9.45 am

11.00am

Thursday 11th Casablanca

The Comet Chase 9.45 am Primary Screenings

Education Officer and Programmer Raelene Casey Design Michael Lehane Festival Director Michael Hannigan Festival Manager Sean Kelly Festival Programmer Una Feely Cover Image: Lebensader

9.45 am

Friday 12th Moomins &

Staff

Thanks to: Free Radicals 11.00am Post Primary Screenings

Blackrock Castle Screenings will screen at 10am from Monday 8th to Friday 12th of November subject to demand.

Eoin O’Cathain; Theresa Murphy & Margaret Greene, Gate Cinema; Deirdre O’Dwyer & Clair McSweeney, Blackrock Castle Observatory; Catherine Lougheed & Shirley O’Regan, Irish Examiner; Niamh Leahy, EPA; Allied Print Ltd.; Finnish Film Institute; Fastnet Films; Allison Gardner, Cinefile Ltd.; Matthew Walker; Garet Daly, Mixed Bag Media; Colm McAuliffe; Eimear O’Brien; Richie O’Keeffe; Park Circus; Eva Steegmayer; Pip Chodorov; Unifrance; NonStop Sales; Vertigo Films.


*image: Lebensader

Cork Film Festival Schools Programme 2010  

Catalogue for 2010 Schools Programme at Cork Film Festival

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