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FESTIVAL GUESTS: DIRECTOR OF MAUDIE, AISLING WALSH AND PRODUCER OF THEIR FINEST, STEPHEN WOOLLEY
COMING IN PERSON TO THE REX
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SOLD OUT EVENTS: ENDLESS SUMMER 19/10/17 >> HOWARDS END 18/10/17 >> DOUGH 25/10/17 >> THE DRESSMAKER 25/10/17 >> THE AFRICAN QUEEN 26/10/17

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Film  |  Live music  | Maybe even some dancing?

Film | Live music | Maybe even some dancing?

"Mesmerising, dream-like, and wonderfully illustrated and animated". Alastair Sooke, Art Critic, Daily Telegraph. Theatre of the Wandering West is coming back to Durlston Castle in Swanage on Thursday 19th October, following last year's sell out performance. Franz Kafka's encounters with Yiddish theatre in this graphic novel ballad.

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Tanna - a love story - the first ever feature film shot entirely in Vanuatu

Tanna - a love story - the first ever feature film shot entirely in Vanuatu

* * * * "With its magnetic cast and Venice award-winning cinematography, this film treads the familiar theme of star-crossed lovers with shimmering vitality" The Guardian



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Parched - an uplifting drama

Parched - an uplifting drama

"Attentive writing and sturdy performances, the director’s characters are so compellingly realized that it’s easy to succumb to the film’s hopefulness" Nick Schager, Variety.
Parched is a poignant, hard-hitting Indian film designed to inspire women’s empowerment. Set against the backdrop of a rural village run by male chauvinists, the drama focuses on three women who become friends and then activists in their own quest for liberation.

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Director Aisling Walsh will introduce Maudie at The Rex

Director Aisling Walsh will introduce Maudie at The Rex

*** STOP PRESS ANNOUNCEMENT ***

We are thrilled to announce that the Director of Maudie, Aisling Walsh, will be coming to The Rex Cinema on Friday 27th October. Maudie is the true story of the Canadian self-taught artist Maud Lewis, who was severely disabled by arthritis. The film has been praised for outstanding performances by Sally Hawkins and Ethan Hawke.

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4 Festival Films with an Environmental Message

4 Festival Films with an Environmental Message

Visually stunning footage and a powerful uplifting message Sharkwater, The Messenger, Deepwater Horizon and Demain share an environmental theme at this year's festival. Special guest Q&As before film screenings on....

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Japanese Films: Gripping Family Dramas

Japanese Films: Gripping Family Dramas

We are longterm fans of Japanese film but this year we feel we have brought you 3 of the best from our favourite directors: Sweet Bean, After the Storm and Like Father, Like Son.



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Producer Stephen Woolley in person at The Rex

Producer Stephen Woolley in person at The Rex

Academy Award-nominated and Bafta-winning producer Stephen Woolley is coming in person for the closing screening of Their Finest on Sunday 29th October. It will be a golden opportunity for ...

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DURLSTON CASTLE - FINE FOUNDATION GALLERY

DURLSTON CASTLE - FINE FOUNDATION GALLERY

Friday, 13th to Sunday, 29th October, from 10.30am to 5pm daily. Visit our supporting exhibition of film



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THE ETCHES COLLECTION, Museum of Jurassic Marine Life

THE ETCHES COLLECTION, Museum of Jurassic Marine Life

This year we are proud to announce the Festival's collaboration with The Etches Collection....

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Indulge in a  Night of Film Noir

Indulge in a Night of Film Noir

Described by Empire Magazine as the 'coolest of cool genres', film noir is

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