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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 shadowy, stylish thrillers and we have 2 of the best on our festival line up. Le Samourai and Le Quai des Brumes will be screening on Wednesday 18th October at The Rex - a perfect venue for watching Film Noir.

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3 Festival Films with an Environmental Message

3 Festival Films with an Environmental Message

Sharkwater, The Messenger and Demain share an environmental theme at this year's festival. Both Sharkwater and The Messenger will have special guest Q&A before film screening. Take a look at the films and support these screenings.

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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 ... read on ▶️▶️

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Festival Fun for Children

Festival Fun for Children

We have exceptional events for children over October Half Term this year. You can see Wes Anderson's chief puppet maker on 3 different occasions: Sunday 22nd October (Fantastic Mr Fox) at The Rex or 2 chances at his animation workshop at Durlston Castle. Paul Haynes is also back to lead his stop frame animation workshop based on his experience at Aardman and Postman Pat to name but a few. (Click below ⤵️ to read about more events)

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Surfers Meet Dinosaurs

Surfers Meet Dinosaurs

Surfing, a bowl of chilli and an Endless Summer at The Etches Surfers event

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21 years of Purbeck Film

21 years of Purbeck Film

The 2017 brochure is out! Full listings are detailed on this website but for regular snippets and news please sign up for our newsletters and follow us on social media.

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WIN A LUXURY LODGE BREAK IN PURBECK

WIN A LUXURY LODGE BREAK IN PURBECK

Burnbake Forest Lodges and Purbeck Film Festival have teamed up to offer you the chance to win a four night midweek break for up to six people. Pick up your competition entry card at one of our events. Winner will be posted on this website and www.burnbakelodges.com on 1st November 2017.

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