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EUNICS European Film Festival will take place at LIT Millennium Theatre on Thursday, October 21 EUNICS European Film Festival will take place at LIT Millennium Theatre on Thursday, October 21

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EUNICS European Film Festival to be hosted at LIT Millennium Theatre on Thursday, October 21

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EUNICS European Film Festival will take place at LIT Millennium Theatre on Thursday, October 21

EUNICS European Film Festival to be hosted at LIT Millennium Theatre on Thursday, October 21

By I Love Limerick Correspondent Ann Mc Donald

eunics European film festival The festival includes short films from Austria, France, Greece, Italy, Germany, Ireland, Poland, Spain, The UK, and Portugal.

The festival includes short films from Austria, France, Greece, Italy, Germany, Ireland, Poland, Spain, The UK, and Portugal.

Creative Broadcast and Film Production are proud to present the EUNICS European Film Festival which will take place in Limerick at LIT Millennium Theatre on Thursday, October 21 at 7pm.

The festival will be in Dublin on Tuesday, November 2 at the Irish Film Institute, and will be part of the Cork International Film Festival from Saturday, November 13 to Monday, November 15 as an online screening.

The festival contains a variety of European short films from the home countries of ten members of EUNIC Ireland (European Union National Institutes for Culture).

Short films showing a variety of genres from contemporary, cutting-edge filmmakers from Austria, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Spain, and the UK will be shown at each venue.

Animated films included in the festival are ‘Story’ by Jola Bankowska and presented by the Embassy of Poland, ‘A Cat Called Jam’ by Lorrain Lordan and presented by Culture Ireland, ‘Correre’ by Nicholas Bertini and presented by Istituto Italiano Di Cultura, and ‘Apfelmus’ by Alexander Gratzer and presented by the Embassy of Austria.

Other short films that will be shown are ‘The Chippie’ by Louis Norton Selzer and presented by the British Council,  ‘Revolvo’ by Francy Fabritz and presented by the Goethe-Institut, ‘Djekabarra’ by Ennis Miliaro and presented by Alliance Francaise/Embassy of France, ‘W’ by Stelios Koupetoris and presented by the Embassy of Greece, and ‘3×3’ by Nuno Rocha and presented by the Embassy of Portugal. 

The festival also includes the documentary  ‘Joseba Cruz’ by Aleix Vilardebó and presented by Instituto Cervantes Dublin/AECID, 

Cork International Film Festival, the IFI, and Limerick School of Art and Design will also present short films from Ireland on the programme.

After the screening, the audience will be asked to vote for their favourite film via their smartphone.

This event is brought to you by the EUNIC Ireland network which is composed of: Alliance Française / French Embassy, the Austrian Embassy, the British Council, the Bulgarian Embassy, Culture Ireland, the Goethe-Institut, the Greek Embassy, the Instituto Cervantes/Spanish Agency for the International Cooperation and Development (AECID), the Istituto Italiano di Cultura, the Polish Embassy, the Embassy of Portugal / Camões Instituto da Cooperação e da Língua Portugal / Agência da Curta Metragem, Romanian Embassy and Swiss Embassy; in association with the Irish Film Institute, Cork International Film Festival, Pálás Cinema Galway, the Limerick School of Art and Design (LIT) & the Richard Harris International Film Festival.

EUNIC – European Union National Institutes for Culture – is the European network of organisations engaging in cultural relations. It advocates a prominent role of culture in international relations and is a strategic partner of the EU. 

Tickets are FREE but limited, so book now to avoid disappointment!

To book your place go HERE

For more stories about the EUNIC European Film Festival go HERE

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