24th-29th September 2018

Chagford, Dartmoor, Devon

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The full 2018 programme will be announced later this year, in the meantime check out the highlights.

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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 Rick and David, who rebuilt their great-grandfather’s plane over 14 years.

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 afternoon, plus a tapas meal!

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

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.

war above the trenches

War Above The Trenches

  • Price: £9
  • Time: 7.30pm
  • Venue: Chagford Church
  • 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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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 Rick and David, who rebuilt their great-grandfather’s plane over 14 years.

dogs screening

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.

Edge of Tomorrow

  • Price: £7, under 18s £5
  • Time: 6.00pm
  • Venue: Jubilee Hall
  • Type: Film screening

Treat yourself to a highly enjoyable mid-week action/sci-fi romp – Edge of Tomorrow stands out above much of the genre with its many plot surprises

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 Deaflink charity.

Bristol Scout – Rebuilding History

  • Price: £9
  • Time: 7.30pm
  • Venue: The Globe Cinema
  • Type: Film screening

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

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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.

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.

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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Friday 28th September

Ghost in the Shell

  • Price: £7 adults, £5 under 18s
  • Time: 6.00pm
  • Venue: Jubilee Hall
  • Type: Film screening

George Orwell’s 1984 – The Ballet

  • Time: 7.30pm
  • Type: Film screening

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

Get Out

  • Price: £7
  • Time: 8.00pm
  • Venue: Jubilee Hall
  • Type: Film screening

A screening of the Academy Award winner for best original screenplay, Get Out, with a fantastic performance by British actor Daniel Kaluuya

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Saturday 29th September

Lego Playtime and The Lego Movie

  • Price: 50p for playtime, £3 for the film
  • Time: 9.30am
  • Venue: Jubilee Hall
  • Types: Film screening, Kids event

It’s all-things-Lego for a constructive and creative kids’ Saturday morning! Two Lego playtime sessions with ‘Brick and Mix’ from Exeter where you can make your own creations, plus the BAFTA-winning Lego Movie.

Circus Workshop

  • Price: TBC
  • Time: 2.00pm
  • Venue: Jubilee Hall
  • Type: Workshop

Come and learn your favourite circus skills in our afternoon workshop, then take part in the parade at 6pm!

The Greatest Showman (Globe Cinema)

  • Price: £12 (inc champagne 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!

The Greatest Showman (Sing-along at Endecott House)

  • Price: £12
  • 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!