24th-29th September 2018

Chagford, Dartmoor, Devon

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The full 2018 festival programme is below.

Please see the tickets page for details of how to buy tickets.

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Monday 24th September

Forkbeard Fantasy presents ‘The Brittonioni Brothers’

  • Price: £10
  • Time: 7.30pm
  • Venue: Jubilee Hall
  • Types: Film screening, Performance

In Forkbeard Fantasy’s first live appearance in five years, Chagford Film Festival is proud to limo in those fabulously brylcreemed jet-setting avant-garde film directors The Brittonioni Brothers to open this year’s festival!

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Tuesday 25th September

Bristol Scout World War One Biplane (Tuesday)

  • Price: Free
  • Time: 10.00am
  • Venue: Chagford House
  • Types: Exhibition, Q and A

A unique chance to see a lovingly restored WW1 biplane here in Chagford. Talk to Theo who helped rebuild the original plane over 14 years.

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Pedro Amoldovar

Pedro Almodovar Day

  • Price: £30 for all three films and the tapas meal, or £7 per film
  • Time: 2.30pm
  • Venue: Jubilee Hall
  • Types: Film screening, Q and A

Three classic Almodovar films in one day, with expert introductions and Q&A sessions, plus a tapas meal!

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Brief Encounter

  • Price: £4
  • Time: 2.30pm
  • Venue: Endecott House
  • Type: Film screening

A screening of the David Lean 1945 masterpiece about a passionate but doomed love affair

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a fantastic woman

A Fantastic Woman

  • Price: £7
  • Time: 7.30pm
  • Venue: The Globe Cinema
  • Type: Film screening

An exquisitely compassionate portrait of a trans woman whose mourning for a lost lover is obstructed at every turn by individual and institutional prejudice.

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Bristol Scout – Rebuilding History

  • Price: £9
  • Time: 7.30pm
  • Venue: Chagford Church
  • Type: Film screening

A fascinating documentary about the restoration of a World War One airplane by the pilot’s grandsons

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Wednesday 26th September

Bristol Scout World War One Biplane (Wednesday)

  • Price: Free
  • Time: 10.00am
  • Venue: Chagford House
  • Types: Exhibition, Q and A

A unique chance to see a lovingly restored WW1 biplane here in Chagford. Talk to Theo who helped rebuild the original plane over 14 years.

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Crossing the Celluloid Divide

  • Price: £20
  • Time: 2.30pm
  • Venue: The Globe Cinema
  • Type: Workshop

A unique workshop with Forkbeard Fantasy artists, Chris Britton and Ed Jobling, enabling you to learn about and experiment with their trademark techniques.

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Patrick

  • Price: £8 adults, £4 children
  • Time: 7.00pm
  • Venue: Jubilee Hall
  • Types: Film screening, Q and A

Beattie Edmondson and Jennifer Saunders, stars of Patrick, are our special guests at Chagford Film Festival 2018, and will be hosting a Q&A after the film.

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The Silent Child (short film)

  • Price: Free
  • Time: 7.00pm
  • Venue: The Globe Cinema
  • Types: Film screening, Short film

Join us for a screening of this Oscar-winning short film about a deaf girl living in rural England. Tickets are free, with optional donation to the dDeaflink charity.

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War Above The Trenches

  • Price: £9
  • Time: 7.30pm
  • Venue: The Globe Cinema
  • Types: Film screening, Q and A

To commemorate and remember 100 years on from World War One, Stephen Saunders presents his new film War Above the Trenches, about the bitter struggle for air superiority by France and Britain against Germany on the Western Front during World War One. Followed by a Q & A with Stephen Saunders.

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Thursday 27th September

dogs screening

‘Isle of Dogs’ pet screening

  • Price: £7
  • Time: 2.30pm
  • Venue: Endecott House
  • Type: Film screening

An exclusive pet screening of Wes Anderson’s hysterically funny Isle of Dogs. Pets welcome – dog biscuits and water will be provided.

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Bombshell The Hedy Lamarr Story

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

  • Price: £7
  • Time: 7.30pm
  • Venue: Endecott House
  • Type: Film screening

A screening of Susan Sarandon-produced biographical documentary about the extraordinary life of Hedy Lamarr, from chidlhood in Nazi Austria, to Hollywood acting career, to recluse.

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Behind the scenes at the BBFC

  • Price: £9
  • Time: 7.30pm
  • Venue: The Globe Cinema
  • Types: Q and A, Talk

Have you ever wondered how films’ age ratings are decided? What makes the difference between a 12A and 15 scene? What gets censored and why? Come along to this masterclass session and hear about both the history of the British Board of Classification, and how modern Classification Guidelines are interpreted.

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George Orwell’s 1984 – The Ballet

  • Price: £7
  • Time: 7.30pm
  • Venue: Chagford Church
  • Type: Film screening

A spectacular award-winning performance of Orwell’s classic dystopian novel, performed by Northern Ballet.

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Friday 28th September

French Friday at The Forge

  • Time: 9.00am
  • Venue: The Old Forge Caffe
  • Types: Film screening, Food and drink

The Old Forge Caffe is going French for the day! Decoration, music, costumes and a special French menu. The fabulous iconic film ‘Julia and Julia’ will be playing all day without the sound so that you can just mop up the atmosphere and enjoy the wonderful French menu. Open 9am-5pm.

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Ghost in the Shell

  • Price: £7 adults, £5 under 18s
  • Time: 6.30pm
  • Venue: Jubilee Hall
  • Type: Film screening

A great film for a Friday night, Scarlett Johansson stars in this visually stunning sci-fi/thriller/drama as a cyber-enhanced human devoted to stopping the world’s most dangerous criminals.

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Suite Française with Chris Dickens

  • Price: £9
  • Time: 7.30pm
  • Venue: The Globe Cinema
  • Types: Film screening, Q and A

Our special guest, Oscar-winning editor Chris Dickens, introduces the wonderful Suite Française starring Michelle Williams and Kristin Scott Thomas. After the film, Chris will be doing a Q&A session.

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Saturday 29th September

Fabulous Film Festival Street Event

  • Price: FREE
  • Time: 6.00pm
  • Types: Kids event, Performance

The return of the Fabulous Film Festival Street Event!

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The Greatest Showman (Globe Cinema)

  • Price: £12 (inc reception and entertainment)
  • Time: 7.30pm
  • Venue: The Globe Cinema
  • Type: Film screening

The film they said wouldn’t make it, would never amount to anything, was too loud, too weird, too lowbrow, too populist. But months after its release, The Greatest Showman is one of the most successful box office hits of all time and with a soundtrack to match!

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The Greatest Showman (Sing-along at Endecott House)

  • Price: £12 (inc reception and entertainment)
  • Time: 7.30pm
  • Venue: Endecott House
  • Type: Film screening

Get your best singing voice ready for this sing-along version of one of the most successful box office hits of all time and with a soundtrack to match!

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