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Norwich Film Festival

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Norwich Film Festival

Norwich Film Festival is back for a 7th year taking place from the 9th November to the 19th November and we are thrilled to bring you our most exciting and diverse festival yet. Over 10 days you'll experience some awesome films, talks and panels. 

Kicking off NFF17 is a screening of the wonderful A PRIVATE FUNCTION followed by an In Conversation with MICHAEL PALIN which is taking place at the OPEN.

Throughout the festival we'll be screening several Independent British Films which you will not see anywhere else locally. They include the award-winning BUTTERFLY KISSES (starring Theo Stevenson), the anti-rom comedy of the year BRAKES (staring Noel Fielding) and the brilliant Horror Comedy DOUBLE DATE (Starring Danny Morgan). All these screenings will conclude with Q&A's with the filmmakers involved in making these films. We will also be screening ASIF KAPADIA'S (Oscar Winning Director's) first feature film THE WARRIOR at Cinema City, Norwich. 

We're also thrilled to be holding an INDUSTRY DAY which features BAFTA winner...s in SOUND and WRITING; talks from successful feature DIRECTORS; and a talk on how to best to PUBLICISE your SHORT film from an expert charged with supporting the last 2 OSCAR winning short films. All taking place at THE FORUM, NORWICH. 

As #NFF17 celebrates SHORT filmmakers work - we are excited to screen some of the BEST short films submitted to this year's festival. Featuring AWARD-winning films from the UK around the globe, these Officially Selected Films will hook you in from start to finish. 

If that wasn't enough we're pleased to be welcoming ACTOR and NFF Patron, TIM MCINNERNY (Notting Hill, Eddie The Eagle, Race, Blackadder, Games of Thrones) for a special In Conversation about his work in the film business.

 We will be concluding our events with a BAFTA SHORTS screening featuring this year's officially selected BAFTA short's and we will be joined by one of this year's nominee's. 

Please visit our website www.norwichfilmfestival.co.uk for more information or check out our facebook events page for the latest updates. We hope you can join us for a chance to see something different.

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