The Swale Film Festival returns on the 24th-27th September!

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Swale Film Festival 2015

Dates: 24th – 27th September 2015

Venues: The Avenue Theatre, and New Century Cinema in Sittingbourne and Blue Town Criterion Cinema Sheerness

The Swale Film Festival returns for its seventh year, starting with the opening ceremony on the 24th September 2015. The four day festival will screen a variety of films in Swale, prices ranging from free to just £5.

The opening ceremony at the New Century Cinema in Sittingbourne begins at 8pm and features a red carpet followed by a showing of Mr. Holmes, which was partly filmed in Kent.

Sponsors of the festival include Sfm Radio 106.9, KM, BFI, Kent County Council, Amicus Horizon, Touchbase Media and Swale Borough Council.

On Friday 25th September, there will be a showing of David Nicholas Wilkinson’s intriguing documentary feature The First Film, arguing that a Yorkshireman beat both Edinson and the Lumiere Brothers to producing the first short film. This is followed by a Q&A with the director himself. The event will cost £5 and will be held at the Avenue Theatre in Sittingbourne.

On Saturday 26th September there will be a party night at the New Century Cinema in Sittingbourne, costing £4, where there will be a screening of Dirty Dancing, followed by live singing and stand-up comedy.

There is also a terror triple bill on Sunday 27th September at the New Century Cinema in Sittingbourne for horror fans which costs just £2.

Some of the other films included in the festival are: Into the woods, Everest, Jaws, The Sound of Music, Tinkerbell and the Legend of the NeverbeastHunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 and the Blair Witch Project.

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