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Clones Film Festival Announce Opening Night Line-up
09 Oct 2017 :
Clones Film Festival is gearing up for its 16th year, and Opening Night will take place in Clones Courthouse on Thursday 26 October 2017 at 8pm. An evening showcasing the wealth of local film industry talent, as well as our famous cheese and wine reception, is promised.

Screenings during the weekend will take place in the Old Post Office, Clones Courthouse and we are delighted to announce the welcome return of the refurbished Cinemobile to the Diamond for CFF2017.

Read the full opening night line-up below:

Two films by local filmmakers will be screened on Opening Night, which is a free event and open to everyone. Seating is limited so come early to avoid disappointment.

Tit for Tatt

The short film ‘Tit for Tatt’ follows the experiences of two cancer survivors who were inspired to mark their battles by getting tattoos on their surgery scars. This short film won the Best Short Documentary award at the Galway Film Fleadh this year and is produced and directed by Clones’ own Mairéad Ní Thréinir, who is currently working with Below The Radar TV. Mairéad works predominantly in the company’s Irish Language Department, producing their returnable series’ ‘I Lár an Aonaigh’ and ‘An Focal Scoir’ for BBC NI. She also works on her own projects, including several past CFF short film award winners, and was just awarded her second short film commission by Northern Ireland Screen.

Monaghan Gothic

Presented by Shirley Clerkin and Kevin V Mulligan, Directed and filmed by Dara McCluskey.

Monaghan Gothic tells the story of how the style of the great mediaeval cathedrals (Chartres, Notre Dame, Paris) first came to Monaghan in the middle ages and has been shaping the Monaghan landscape ever since.

Presented by Heritage Officer for Monaghan County Council Shirley Clerkin and Architectural Historian Kevin Mulligan (author of the definitive guide to the buildings of South Ulster), Monaghan gothic traces the early examples of French gothic at Killeevan and Errigal Truagh, through the destruction of many old gothic churches during the Reformation and the switch in style from Gothic to Classical during the 18th century.

It focuses on the remarkable resurgence of Gothic in the 19th century during which dozens of gothic masterpieces were built in Monaghan including Lough Fea, Annaghmakerrig, Bessmount, St Joseph’s Carrickmacross, St Patrick’s Monaghan, St Patrick’s Ardragh and Monaghan Cathedral.

It tells the untold story of the architects and masons behind those buildings, how they worked together and learned from each other and made Monaghan a centre of excellence for the Gothic style where many of the leading architects of the 19th century including Thomas Rickman, William Farrell and JJ McCarthy have left their mark.

 

The full CFF programme details for the weekend will shortly be available on www.clonesfilmfestival.com and CFF’s Facebook page and tickets for all screenings will be available for advance purchase online, as well as at the CFF Box Office in the old Post Office on the Diamond during the weekend. 




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