11 Apr 2018

Today marks the 86th birthday of Joel Grey, best known for his role as Master Of Ceremonies in Cabaret. He has enjoyed a stellar career both on screen and on stage, receiving the Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre in 2016. Did you know: Grey is one of…

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07 Apr 2018

The Vintage Screenings return this quarter with three screenings of some classics of the suspense genre from the past 60 years. Take your seat in Averys Wine Cellar, where the resident experts will be pairing wines to enjoy throughout the movie, carefully chosen to suit the theme – more details…

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06 Apr 2018

Our friends Insight Ensemble return to the Loco Klub on the 21st and 22nd April for a journey back to the Dawn Of Time. From Creation of the Earth out of Chaos; through tectonic shifts and elemental storms… To the rule of the dinosaurs and first footsteps of primitive…

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03 Apr 2018

Today marks the 96th birthday of Hollywood legend, Doris Day. Renowned for her roles in films including Calamity Jane and Pillow Talk, Day began acting in the Forties, following a successful singing career. Did you know: it was only in 2017 that Day discovered that she was actually two years older than…

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30 Mar 2018

Whilst films about Easter are few and far between, especially when compared to the onslaught of themed movies around Christmas, there are nonetheless some gems to be found. We had a look at our collection, and put together a list of our favourites – ranging from vintage Hollywood to…

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02 Mar 2018

With the 90th Academy Awards taking place on Sunday evening, we have put together a round-up of some of the best article about the upcoming awards – including which of the nominees should win, oversights, and the critics’ picks for Best Picture. Who do you think should win this…

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28 Feb 2018

Between now and the launch of our Spring series in March, we will be posting a series of ‘close-ups’ on our various series. Bristol Film Festival runs 10 key series throughout the year, which cover a range of differently themed film events.  Green Room events are bespoke events run…

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26 Feb 2018

This week, Bristol Film Festival is getting set to kickstart its 2018 Spring Series with two screenings in unusual locations. The first, taking place in Fowlers Motorcycle showroom on 1st March is the 1970s Bruce Brown documentary On Any Sunday. This groundbreaking documentary about motorcycle racing is renowned for its cutting-edge…

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21 Feb 2018

Between now and the launch of our Spring series in March, we will be posting a series of ‘close-ups’ on our various series. Bristol Film Festival runs 10 key series throughout the year, which cover a range of differently themed film events.  Bristol In Focus is the strand of…

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19 Feb 2018

Martin McDonagh’s Three Buildings Outside Ebbing, Missouri was the star of yesterday’s BAFTA awards, claiming five awards from nine nominations. It is the latest set of accolades in what has so far been an incredibly successful awards season for the film, which follows the story of Mildred (Frances McDormand), a…

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