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2018 Film Festival Brochure - Bookings now live!

2018 Film Festival Brochure - Bookings now live!

This year’s festival has 80 dynamic film events featuring 2 weeks of the best of British and international filmmaking. With 14 special guests made up of directors, producers, writers and animators, festival audiences can enjoy in-depth interviews with these contemporary film professionals.

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A brief history of French Cinema

A brief history of French Cinema

France has the best claim of all nations to be the birthplace of Cinema.

The Lumière Brothers, late in 1895, exhibited The Arrival Of A Train At Chiocat Station and other short films to a rapt, fee-paying audience in what is now generally regarded as the birth of Cinema.


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Political Corruption and Intrigue - 8 films you need to watch

Political Corruption and Intrigue - 8 films you need to watch

In an age of fake news, narcissistic political leadership, attacks on democratic voting procedures and European political instability, the PFF has decided to screen a few of the most famous films dealing with political corruption and deceit.

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Celebrating 100 years of Ingmar Bergman

Celebrating 100 years of Ingmar Bergman

The master film maker who would have been a hundred this year, described the nature of film thus - ‘No Art passes our conscience in the way that film does and goes directly to our feelings deep down into the dark room of our souls.’



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F Rated Films

F Rated Films

The BFI have produced research which shows that only 7% of the top 250 films in 2016 were directed by women. In terms of the roles of director, producer, writer, executive producer, cinematographer and editor, only 20% were women. 25% of all films had no women at all in any of these roles. These statistics describe an industry where the vast majority of those involved in cinematic story-telling are male and invariably white, middle-class and middle-aged.

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FestIval Exhibition of Film at Durlston Castle FIne Foundation Gallery

FestIval Exhibition of Film at Durlston Castle FIne Foundation Gallery

Friday, 12th to Sunday, 27th October, from 11am to 4pm daily. Visit our supporting exhibition of film posters and background notes to the festival and this year's messages behind the films in the beautifully refurbished Fine Foundation Gallery.



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Purbeck Shorts Competition

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