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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

Watch the trailer: As I Open My Eyes
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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

Watch the trailer: Suntan
Book now: Suntan
Website Cork Film Festival 2016