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The 1976 festival programme cover is predominantly green-coloured with the image of a globe wrapped in a strip of film whose tip settles on the city of Cork. The strip of film spells out the word ‘Film’ across the lower half of the page. The…

566-01-J-1976-Front-Programme.jpeg
The 1976 festival programme cover is predominantly green-coloured with the image of a globe, wrapped in a strip of film whose tip settles on the city of Cork. The strip spells out the word film across the lower half of the page. The back cover is…

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This black and white photo shows four men seated together for a festival press briefing. A large banner for Cork Film International acts as a backdrop. The back of the photo identifies the actor and filmmaker John Boorman, the former film censor…

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This is an undated black and white photo of a young Dermot Breen, customary cigarette in hand, posing in front of a large poster advertising the various aspects of the Tóstal festival. Tóstal was a pageant held around Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s…

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This is a black and white photo of the festival director Dermot Breen with the artist and journalist Frank Sanquest and the politician, and former Lord Mayor of Cork, Gus Healy. Gus Healy, seated on the far left, was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician…

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This is a black and white photo of the festival director, Dermot Breen, in conversation with the artist and journalist Frank Sanquest.Breen, with a cigarette in hand, was a colleague of Sanquest for many years – they would have come across each other…

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These black and white images of a press conference are taken upstairs at the Savoy Cinema, Cork, during the 1970s. The photographs, by the photographer Donal Sheehan, include the festival director Dermot Breen holding forth alongside the journalist…

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This is a black and white photo of Mary Tilson, Frank Sanquest, and Brian Coomber at a press conference. Mary Tilson, in a dark-coloured top and Movie Girl sash, was Miss Movie Girl in 1975. Miss Movie Girl was a ‘Rose of Tralee’ type contest that…

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This is a black and white photo of the artist Frank Sanquest with David Kossoff, Margaret Rose Mount and an unidentified companion. This is an early photograph of the Cork-born artist and journalist Sanquest, taken in the 1960s. As with other…

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This is a black and white photo of the artist and journalist Frank Sanquest interviewing an unidentified festival colleague. Sanquest is turned to his guest, who is smiling and gesticulating, as he speaks to him. Sanquest was a Cork-born artist,…
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