Well, that was quite a weekend! A massive thank you to all of the filmmakers, audience members, volunteers and team members who helped make the event what it was. We hope you had as much fun as us! We’ll be sharing photos from the event soon. In the meantime, here is a list of all … More And the winner is…
Our final block ‘Quirky’ is best described as our Dramedy block and it contains some absolute gems! This block will be shown in the Prestwich Room at 3pm and in the Larkin Room at 5pm. Pianist In a Brothel (UK, dir. Ciaran Crudden)A pianist plays in a brothel, without so much as a glance in … More Block B8 – Quirky
If you didn’t get enough of a Science Fiction fix from our Broken Futures block, we have you covered in this block. This block will be shown in the Prestwich Room at 11am and in the Larkin Room at 4pm. Greater Good (8mins, USA, dir. Andrea Ashton)When a pregnant woman receives an unexpected visit from … More Block B7 – Altered Realities
This block delves into the horror genre and features mostly cautionary tales (usually of the ‘be careful what you wish for’ variety). The block will be shown in the Prestwich Room at 10am and in the Larkin Room at 3pm.The Anatomist (UK, dir. Nicci Thompson)Dr. Moir, a pioneer of Anatomy in the north-east of Scotland … More Block B6 – Be Careful!
This block features films from local (or once local) filmmakers. The block will be shown in the Prestwich Room at 9am and again in the Larkin Room at 2pm. Entrance No Exit (8mins, UK/Oxfordshire, dir. Jo Southwell)An OCD tennis player on a long haul flight to Australia. Mid flight she needs the loo. Simple. Right? … More Block B5 – Locally Sourced
There are plenty more entries we could have added to this group, it contains some of the most divisive entries in the whole festival (even dividing our festival judges on one particular entry which I personally think it’s wonderfully bonkers – you’ll know it if you watch it!). Many of these films have a thriller … More Block B4 – Unsavoury Characters
One of the things we love about this block is how it can transport you to an entirely different cultures (which seem both familiar and different). The block will be shown in the Larkin Room at 11am and again in the Prestwich Room at 5pm. Blue Peter (Croatia, dir. Marko Šantić)Petar is a young police … More Block B3 – International Drama