LUX Prize Films at the Cork Film Festival, November 2016
LUX Film Prize finalist "As I Open My Eyes" and Lux film prize nominee "Suntan" are being screened at the 2016 Cork Film Festival (11-20 November 2016). They will be screened on 15 and 16 November respectively at Triskel Christchurch, Cork City.
As I Open My Eyes
15 November at 18h15, Triskel Christchurch, Cork City
Tunis, summer 2010, a few months before the Revolution: Farah, 18 years-old, has just graduated and her family already sees her as a future doctor. But she doesn’t think the same way. She sings in a political rock band. She has a passion for life, gets drunk, discovers love and her city by night against the will of her mother Hayet, who knows Tunisia and its dangers too well.
Running time: 102 min / Country: France, Tunisie, Belgium, UAE /Year of production: 2015 /Author: Leyla Bouzid
16 November at 20h30, Triskel Christchurch, Cork City
On a hedonistic Greek island, a doctor becomes obsessed with a young tourist when she lets him tag along with her group of hard-partying friends.
Running time 104 min / 2016 / Greece / English-Greek / Drama/ Directed by Argyris Papadimitropoulos