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Film submissions called for the Arts on the Move fringe festival at the historic Poltimore House

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.

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Kickstarter call for documentary on Purple Angel founder and dementia campaigner

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.

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Gothic psychological horror The Innocents gets an Exeter airing

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.

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Young Carers to make film and perform live soundtrack

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.

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Romcoms aren’t real, and that’s why we love them: Playing it Cool staring Chris Evans

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.

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Prepare to go down the rabbit hole: The Matrix at a secret location in Exeter!

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.

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Mondo Monday presents the day-glo lunacy of Flash Gordon

It starts with climate change confusion and ends with intergalactic triumph, the sci fi camp of 1980’s ‘gliterball of day-glo lunacy that is Flash Gordon’ is a pleasure to behold. Especially when the Mondo Monday crowd are pulling the levers and twisting the dials as they circle to land their cinematic showdown on your psyche.

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Thriller set in the South West – Dartmoor Killing advance poster

Beautiful and inspiring, Dartmoor can also be rather chilling – the dark moors, the cold wind, the isolation (not to mention the ponies!). That atmosphere of Dartmoor that has inspired Bafta winning filmmaker Peter Nicholson to set his film Dartmoor Killing on the famous South West moor.

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