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Films and Tickets

Scroll through the films, pick one, click "Read More & Tickets" for more information and tickets. If your film is SOLD OUT online there MAY be tickets available in the Old Post Office on the Diamond Friday 5pm - Sunday 6pm.  (Our diamond is a jewel of a location rather than just a plain auld jewel . . . . . for the "out of towners" ) 

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Marcel The Shell With Shoes On

After a breakup, documentary filmmaker Dean moves into a rental home. There, he discovers Marcel

Saturday 28th Oct, 11am. The Courthouse -  Sponsored By SuperValu Clones

Reel Borders Shorts

What does a border mean to the people who live there? A checkpoint? A chance to care for neighbours regardless of their beliefs? A way of controlling and watching over people, like in colonial times? A matter of identity? 

Saturday 28th Oct, 12pm. The Old Post Office -  Sponsored By The Noble Grape

Animation Special: The Tiger Who Came to Tea and Ajtia

Two beautiful animations, both in their unique styles and a rare opportunity to meet some of the people involved in making them.

Saturday 28th Oct. 2.30pm. The Courthouse. -  Sponsored By Paul Boyce Solicitor

A Cushla My Own Native Land – VR experience

Residents of Sullivan Centre, Cavan with lived experience of dementia share their memories as the inspiration for a short art film focusing on beauty and loss set in the beautiful Cavan landscape.

Saturday 28th, 2.00pm, The Old Post Office - Sponsored by Avenue Pharmacy

Tuilte (Floods)

In the context of accelerating climate change, Tuilte features first-hand accounts of the devastation

Saturday 28th Oct. 4.30pm. The Courthouse. -  Sponsored By Flynn Furney Environmental Consultants

Local Talent and Vardø

A programme of short films celebrating young local film-making talent and CFF’s partnership with the CROSSINGS film festival, part of the local Komafest project, on the Norwegian Arctic island of Vardø.

Saturday 28th, 5.00pm, The Old Post Office -  Sponsored By ABP

Pray for our Sinners

Through the voices of its gently heroic characters, Pray for Our Sinners depicts a society full of love, hope and understanding.

Saturday 28th Oct. 6.45pm, The Courthouse -  Sponsored By The Noble Grape

Love According to Dalva

After her abusive father is arrested,12-year-old Dalva is taken into care. Acting more like an adult than a child, her social workers and new roommates find it difficult to connect with Dalva.

Saturday 28th,  7.00pm, The Old Post Office.  -  Sponsored By Liptons

La Syndicaliste

La Syndicaliste tells the extraordinary real-life story of Mayo native Maureen Kearney, a senior trade union representative in a French nuclear power company.

Saturday 28th Oct. 9.15pm, The Courthouse  -  Sponsored By Clones Tech

Nosferatu With Live Music Score

In 1838, Thomas Hutter is sent from the fictional German town of Wisborg to Transylvania by his employer, the estate agent Knock, to visit new client Count Orlok in his castle.

Saturday 28th Oct, 9pm. St. Joesph's Hall  -  Sponsored By First Choice Utility Options

The Old Oak

In a struggling former mining community in Durham, The Old Oak pub is a social refuge for many of its regulars. Owner TJ is an active volunteer, helping deliver supplies to families in need.

Saturday 28th,  9.45pm, The Old Post Office. -  Sponsored By Fred & Jo Madden, Hilton Park

Puffin Rock and the New Friends

Follow the disappearance of the Little Egg in strange circumstances, leading Oona, Baba, May and Mossy and their new friends Isabelle, Phoenix and Marvin

Sunday 29th Oct, 11am. The Courthouse -  Sponsored By Mc Elvaney's Waste and Recycling

Town of Strangers

Town of Strangers by award-winning Irish filmmaker Treasa O 'Brien is a 'hybrid' feature film using auditions, observational documentary and magical realist dream scenes.

Sunday 29th 12.30pm. The Old Post Office

Short Film Judges for 2023

We run competitions in three categories;


Eileen – a sardonic, university drop-out – is back home in Belfast after a failed move to London.

Sunday 29th 4.30pm. The Old Post Office  -  Sponsored By Little Design House 

Closing Night and ‘The Francies’ Awards

Closing night at CFF has come to mean only one thing – ‘The Francies’. Named in honour of Francie Brady in Pat McCabe’s ‘The Butcher Boy’

Sunday 29th October Courthouse 8.30pm -  Sponsored By Clones Credit Union 

Clones Film Festival Oct. '23

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