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Primary Programme International Shorts
Moomins And The Comet Chase
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, Corkâ€™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. â‚Ź8 per student. Please contact Raelene Casey firstname.lastname@example.org; 021 4271711 for more information.
9.45am 5 euro
Post Primary Programme Welcome
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
Who Is Dervla Murphy?
Ross McDonnell, Carter Gunn
Ireland / 2010 / 70mins
Ireland / 2009 / 84mins
This fascinating documentary profiles one of the worldâ€™s most inspirational and pioneering travel writers, Irelandâ€™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
Post Primary Programme Casablanca
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
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 email@example.com; 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.
11.00am 5 euro
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Time Table & Booking In fo Timetable - The Gate Cinema
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
Who is Dervla Murphy? 11.00am
Tel: 021 4271711 Fax: 021 4275945
Tuesday 9 Primary Int. Shorts th
French Shorts 11.00am
Wednesday 10th Post Primary Int. Shorts Colony
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
Friday 12th Moomins &
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.