Undoubtedly, Mike Leigh is a waaaay important director, and Peterloo could well be one of his most important flicks. It’s a testament to the importance of the Cornwall Film Fest that he’ll be attending the screening and stick around for a Q&A.[Read more…] about Peterloo at the Poly with a Mike Leigh for Cornwall Film Fest
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‘For more than 20 years Kinofilm has been celebrating the talents of emerging and established filmmakers,’ says the blurb of the Manchester-based film fest. Now the patrons at Falmouth’s Poly can enjoy them too! Kinofilm is coming on tour and popping into the Poly for two nights of top shorts.[Read more…] about Kinofilm in Cornwall! Manchester film fest pops into The Poly
Here comes the sound of silence, as those who were once Tom and Jerry used to sing. But when you say hello to the darkness it will be to welcome in ‘a major new project of silent film and live music events’, courtesy of the Cornwall Film Festival and The Poly, Falmouth, and the Film Audience Network from the British Film Institute (BFI).
Waltz with Bashir is Ari Folman’s animated documentary into the horrors of the 1982 Lebanon war. It is being screened at The Poly, Falmouth, as part of Shifting Sands -An exhibition from Guy Martin, which covers Guy’s photography of the Arab Spring.
Falmouth’s famous indie cinema, The Poly, has announced its closure.
Shauna Osborne-Dowle will screen her documentary The Many Romances with Rosemarie -about the inhabitants of the charismatic houseboat, the Rosemarie -at The Poly, Falmouth.
The Save our Poly campaign, which is aiming to revive the arts centre in Falmouth -it went into receivership in January -is calling for people to become members of The Poly in a bid to ensure the arts centre’s rebirth.
Budding wildlife film-makers, presenters and photographers will display their work at a national festival, organised by students at the University of Exeter.
The films at the 2014 Cornwall Film Festival‘s on November 22 and 23 reads like a list of must-sees put together by a film buddy of discerning taste. If you don’t believe us watch the trailer (above)
The Cornwall Film Festival has announced a package feature-length films which were nominated in the British Short Film and British Short Animation categories at this year’s EE British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA to you) Awards.
Cornwall Film Festival is presenting a special screening of the new feature film Third Star at The Poly in Falmouth, followed by a question-and-answer session with the film’s producer, Kelly Broad, screenwriter Vaughan Sivell and one of the film’s lead actors, Adam Robertson on Wednesday, May 25, at 7.30pm.
The Shextreme Film Tour is bringing highlights of the Shextreme Film Festival to the South West, calling into Cornwall and Devon.[Read more…] about Shextreme Film Tour: a celebration of women in adventure
A quick round-up of the films and special events that are taking place in Devon and Cornwall for the month of February. Some of the gems, one-offs, Q&As
BillyCock is a fascinating exploration into a much-forgotten Cornish diaspora, combining memory and belonging.
Combine a demanding job with a top-class sports career and you’re approaching the world of Babies and Bellyboards. The living-life-to-the-full documentary follows veteran midwife Naomi Perkin and World Champion bellyboarder as she prepares to quit her 30-year career.
Guilt and grief are central to Grace Fox’s film Serpentine set in a coastal community. We chatted about collaborative filmmaking, colour palettes and bagging top actors.[Read more…] about Love, loss and grief | Grace Fox on her film Serpentine
Tessa Muskett is committed to telling female stories. For A Girl Alone, which is screening at the Cornwall Film Festival, that means constantly thwarted romantic expectations in Saltash. We couldn’t wait to find out how she did that and her film sensibilities[Read more…] about Constantly thwarted romantic expectations | Tessa Muskett on A Girl Alone
Back in 2016 Alex Falconer wowed the film world with his short Synthetica. Now he’s released the intensely personal Escape. Based on his life and inspired by his mum the film is being screened at The Poly, Falmouth in the Cornwall Film Festival.
We caught up with Alex to find out how the film came to be made, and how he approached his own story.[Read more…] about Difficult subjects, complex people and instilling empathy | Alex Falconer talks filmmaking and Escape
With so much computing and creative power sitting in your pocket, the question is, are you getting the most of it? But who has the time and/or inclination? To ease those concerns, Cornwall Film Festival
Right Now Film Fest heads to The Poly Cinema in Falmouth on the 26th and 27th of March with a programme of feature documentaries that take a deeper look at power structures and inequalities in the world today.
By popular demand we will be returning to The Poly in Falmouth, this time with the theme, Resistance: continuing our mission to present films that defy convention!
Award-winning feature documentary film Vanishing Sail: The Story of a Caribbean Tradition is calling into Devon and Cornwall.
The Cornwall Film Festival (November 10 – November 19) has released its selection of short films for 2017. Here’s the list, so over to them (remember, you can book your tickets over on the Cornwall Film Fest site, where you’ll see all the other goodies on offer…
Now in its 16 year, the Cornwall Film Festival has managed to side-step any easy cliche of ‘difficult teenage years’, and grow and mature into something of a multi-dimensional powerhouse of all things film. You can see just whats on offer on their site.
‘Brilliant â€“ very powerful performance. Funny and heartbreaking,’ is just one of comments about the Diary of a Madman, which will be at The Poly, Falmouth as part of the Cornwall Film Festival, followed by a Q&A and panel discussion.