11 May 2017

Bristol Film Festival is delighted to learn that Happy Birthday, Toby Simpson is being screened this Saturday at The Empire Cinema, Leicester Square, as part of the British Independent Film Festival 2017. Bristol-based writer and director Patrick Makin compered a sold out sneak preview screener at Bristol Film Festival this…

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03 May 2017

With just under two weeks to go before the festival’s screening of Big Night, we caught up with Conrad Lynton-Jenkins, the director and head chef at Cherry Picked Catering, who will be providing the three course Italian dining experience alongside the film…    Tell us a little more about yourself…

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24 Apr 2017

Bristol Film Festival is delighted to be partnering with Aston Martin Bristol and Smith & Williamson for an exclusive screening of the 007 classic, Goldfinger, on Thursday 18th May. There are a limited number of public tickets available for this event, which will be screened in the stunning setting of…

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14 Apr 2017

Bristol Film Festival is pleased to launch its Beyond Popcorn series – pairing film with food experiences – with a combined film screening and candlelit dining evening in Averys’ historic wine cellars, kindly sponsored by Nisbets. The film, Big Night, is a critically acclaimed and award-winning comedy that was written and directed by Stanley Tucci, who also…

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12 Apr 2017

A big thank you to everyone who attended Bullitt at Porsche Showroom Bristol yesterday evening, and to all of the staff and volunteers who ensured it was such a success. We hope that you enjoyed the night!

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07 Apr 2017

Next Tuesday evening sees Bristol Film Festival screening the Steve McQueen thriller Bullitt in Porsche Showroom Bristol – and we can now confirm some special guests… In addition to the contemporary car range on display, there will be three classic Porsches in attendance. Guests will have the opportunity to admire these…

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03 Apr 2017

If you attended one of our Short Film Showcase events last month, you may have seen I Should Have Run, an eerie short film from local filmmaker Gabriela Staniszewska (who we covered in a profile recently). After a successful run at several film festivals, I Should Have Run has premiered online on Blumhouse’s…

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27 Mar 2017

Bristol Film Festival is delighted to be partnering with Porsche Centre Bristol for a special screening of the classic Steve McQueen thriller Bullitt. A limited number of tickets are available for this unique event, at which guests will enjoy welcome drinks and canapés before the movie. The Porsche Centre Bristol will provide…

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24 Mar 2017

If you’ve been to one of our events recently, you’ll have noticed one of the questions on the feedback forms asks you to suggest future films for screenings at the festival. There’s a huge range, but the most requested choice by a clear distance is none other than Casablanca – and we’re…

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22 Mar 2017

We’re thrilled to announce our first Premium Vintage Screening, where we are joined by Two Paddocks, Sam Neill’s vineyard. The Two Paddocks team will guide you through some of their flagship wines, alongside the critically acclaimed film Hunt For The Wilderpeople, in which Sam co-stars. It’s an authentic blending of fantastic New…

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