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Opening Night, Thursday 27 October, three excellent Irish short films will be showcased; two with strong local involvement plus the 2015 Academy Award Winner for Best Live Action Short Film, Stutterer.

This evening of cinematic entertainment, accompanied by a cheese and wine reception to launch the weekend’s festivities, is a free event and all are welcome. It takes place in Clones Courthouse at 8pm on Thursday 27 October. 

Park Life

Produced by Clones native Lee McMahon and starring Monaghan’s own Pat Deery

When Daniel and Anto, two social parasites, are drinking in the morning hours of a timid public park, they happen to see an elderly lady, Florence, take a seat on a distant bench.  However, as the young wolf attempts to charm her into lowering her guard, he soon realises that he has bitten off more than he can chew with our cunning heroine.

The Boring Diary of Frances Noone 

This new comedy short stars Joanne Brennan, from Co. Monaghan.  She has appeared in RTE’s Rebellion, RAW and Blood Relations (Documentary 2009) as well as various stage productions and short films. The pen is mightier than the ruler. It's 1987 in Northern Ireland and France's Noone is ten years old and terminally bored.

When Frances Noone's cruel teacher McEvilly tells her to write a diary of her weekend to read out in class Frances panics. Her life is so boring. There is nothing to do but watch the street from her window. When she goes to stay with her granny she realises her new neighbour is McEvilly. Eek! But what McEvilly doesn't know is that her own secret antics with the headmaster will become the contents of Frances's diary to be read on Monday morning. 

Members of the cast and crew from both of the above short films will be in attendance.


Winner, Academy Award 2015 for Best Live Action Short Film

For a lonely typographer, an online relationship has helped him mask his cruel speech impediment. Now he is faced with the daunting prospect of finally bringing that relationship into the real world. A roller-coaster ride of joy, doubt, and romance in the digital age.

Director: Alex Ross Perry  - USA  - 2015  - 90mins Cert:PG

Starring: Elisabeth Moss, Katherine Waterston, Patrick Fugit Language: English

Sponsored by: Rory McMahon Flogas

Mustang Director: Deniz Gamze Ergüven

Director: Deniz Gamze Ergüven 97 minutes, France/Turkey/Germany, 2015, 15A

Cast: Güneş Şensoy, Doğa Zeynep Doğuşlu, Elit Işcan, Tuğba Sunguroğlu, Ilayda Akdoğan,

Sponsored by Courtney Crash Repairs

Director: Grimur Hakonarson Iceland 2015 93 mins Cert: 15A

Featuring: Sigurdur Sigurjónsson, Theodór Júlíusson

Sponsored by: Barry, Hickey and Henderson

Winner of the Un Certain Regard prize at the 2015 Cannes festival and Iceland’s submission for the Best Foreign Language Film category at the 2016 Academy Awards, Rams — a warm-hearted drama laced with moments of deadpan comedy — tells the tale of two rival sheep farmer brothers whose 40-year-long feud is interrupted by an unforeseen event that could destroy their livelihood.

Out of Sight, Out of Mind’

The Courthouse Cinema, Clones, Friday 28th October 8.00 PM

Director: Sonia Nic Ghiolla Easbuig Ireland/UK 2016 52 mins

Featuring: Dónall MacRuairí, Richard Bell, James Naan, Brian MacDomhnaill, John Hanna

The producer Deaglán Ó Mocháin will attend the screening and will be available for a Q&A session afterwards.

Sponsored by: David Rafferty Financial Services

An insight into how three murders over two days in Fermanagh in October 1972 left a border community feeling frightened, vulnerable and mistrustful. While two of the killings gained notoriety as the so called ‘Pitchfork Murders’, As Radharc na Súl – Out of Sight, Out of Mind details how historical events continue to impact on three families, and on two communities in the north of Ireland, despite the political progress made since the Belfast Agreement of 1998.

Director: Jeremy Saulnier USA 2015 95 mins Cert: 16

Starring: Anton Yelchin, Imogen Poots, Patrick Stewart, Alia Shawkat, Joe Cole

Sponsored by: McCaughey Fuels

Director: Peter Foott - Ireland 2016 - 83 mins - Cert: 15A

Featuring: Alex Murphy, Chris Walley, Hilary Rose, Ciaran Bermingham, Pascal Scott.  Language: English

Sponsored by: Paul Boyce Solicitors

Director: Paddy Breathnach,  Ireland/Cuba.  2015,  100 mins. 15A

Featuring: Héctor Medina, Jorge Perugorría, Luis Alberto García

Sponsored by: Clones Photography Group

66 days

Directed by: Brendan J Byrne Ireland, Denmark, Sweden

2016 105 mins Cert: CLUB Language: English

Sponsored by: Lipton's

Duke Johnson, Charlie Kaufman USA 2015 90mins 15A

Language: English

Sponsored by: Scanbitz

Director: Simon Fitzmaurice

Ireland 2015 100mins CLUB Language: English

Sponsored by: The Noble Grape

Dir: Rémi Bezançon, Jean-Christopher Lie France, Belgium 2012 78mins Cert:PG Language: English Recommended Age: 6 +

Starring: François-Xavier Demaison, Max Renaudin Pratt, Simon Abkarian

Sponsored by: SuperValu Clones

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’, the awards have been designed by Jason Crowley. Jason responded to the motif of the pig, which is central to ‘The Butcher Boy’ and fashioned these memorable awards in solid bronze.

Risteard Ó Domhnaill Ireland, Canada, Norway 2015 80 mins Cert: PG

Language: English, Gaeilge, Norwegian.  Narrated By Brendan Gleeson

Sponsored by: Sean McQuillan TV


Anthony Staachi & Graham Annable USA 2014 87 mins PG

Featuring the voices of: Elle Fanning, Winnie Portley, Simon Pegg, Toni Collette, Ben Kingsley, Richard Ayoade, Nick Frost English

Sponsored by: McElvaneys Waste and Recycling

Sunday, 30 October 1 pm

Short Film Programme Fiction / Experimental I 1pm Post Office

Sunday, 30 October 4.30 pm

Short Film Programme Fiction / Experimental II 4.30 pm Post Office

Sunday, 30 October 2.30 pm

Short Film Programme Documentaries - 2.30pm - Post Office