Take the themes of a dark Western and transplant them into a bleak, wild Cornish setting of the mid-19th century and you’ve got yourself the award-winning All in the Valley, which is having a special screening followed by a Q&A at the Exeter Phoenix.= Continue reading All in the Valley: migration, wilderness and lawlessness in Victorian Cornwall: special Exeter screening and Q&A
Along with the new cinema at the Exeter Phoenix, expect a new and expanded film programme that will take place in a new digital exhibition space.
Orson Cornick‘s film Take Your Time has been selected for screening the Children’s International Film Festival 2015 in Dubai.
“The Runner – lights, camera, action and coffee – has to be one of the most enjoyable films I’ve made as director so far. And as a team collaboration, the creative journey has been the most fulfilling,” filmmaker John Tomkins told D&CFilm.
Organisers of the Celtic Media Festival have revealed the nominees for the prestigious Torc Awards for Excellence. The winners are set to be revealed at the Festival in Inverness, over April 22-24.
The tense war thriller KAJAKI. The True Story, which won a load of five-star plaudits, is getting special screenings in Cornwall.
A new cinema along with more unique festivals that combine music, art, film and food are in store at the Exeter Phoenix, with a wedge of cash to increase its facilities.
Now in its fourth year of fringe arts festivities, the Arts on the Move Festival extravaganza at Exeter’s Poltimore House is gearing up to include film in its creative offering, and calling for submissions.
Torquay’s Norman McNamara took the world by storm with his Purple Angel Campaign, which raises awareness about dementia related illness. Now a new documentary aims to take the message further, and there’s a kickstarter campaign you can contribute to.
Plymouth’s Rebecca Lenkiewicz’s screenplay for the Foreign Language Oscar nominated film Ida ‘comes up with original angles on the legacy of the Holocaust in Poland”, says the BBC’s assessment.
There are few actors who could be more mesmerising than Deborah Kerr. So imagine the mesmerising Kerr being mesmerised! Couple this with creepy kids, Michael Redgrave and list of screenwriters which includes Truman Capote. That’s what Jack Clayton‘s 1961 film The Innocents is all about – plus the whole haunting thing.
Both watching and making films can be a creative and challenging release, and that sense of seeing what you’ve had a hand in on the big screen (or any screen for that matter) can be hard to beat. Couple that with a live performance, and you’re onto something special. This is just what’s going to happen in Bath when a group of young carers not only make a film, but perform a live soundtrack accompaniment to its screening.
You can’t swing a cape without hitting some superhero or another, but now Captain America himself, Chris Evans, is battling emotions rather than baddies in the new offbeat romantic comedy (that’s romcom to you), Playing it Cool.
The intriguing exhibition Art & Soul: Victorians and the Gothic exhibition at Exeter’s RAMM has spawned a series of gothic film screenings, accompanied by introductory talks.
Monday night movie experiences have to be one of the best ways to start the week. And when you see a film about the blurry lines between a real and imagined life at the end of mystery tour, the rest of the week will fade into a drab mire of a purely constructed reality.