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Previously running in July, the Cambridge Film Festival has made the move to September this year. In celebration of the move - and in a marked act of bravery considering the weather this summer - there will be a series of outdoor screenings throughout the city. This means that in addition to more traditional venues such as Arts Picture House and The Junction, screenings will also be taking place at Magdalene Street, the Institute Of Astronomy and the banks of the Cam.
Strands this year include a section dedicated to Polish cinema - including the brutally honest Time To Die - plus Derek Jarman and Boris Karloff retrospectives. There is also a strand of events dedicated to the art of machinima: Game Set And Machinima.
View Films by Strand:
- Boris Karloff: The Face Of Universal Horror
- Celebrating Warner Bros.
- Derek Jarman Remembered
- Music At The Movies
- New Features
- Polish Cinema
- The Films Of Ulrich Seidl
View previous years coverage of the Cambridge Film Festival festival:
CFF Latest Reviews
The inhabitants of six different churches seek Heavenly help to solve their Earthly problems.
A touching story of first romance... with a side-serving of horror.
Can a British journalist hack it in the New York world of a fashion magazine.
In the early days of World War Two, thousands of captured Polish officers are handed over to the Soviet authorities – and vanish.
The fate of a gang of urban kids who skip school to play in the woods with a stolen moped is changed forever when they crash.
A man finds himself revisiting his past after he has to take on the job of running his father's grocery van.
An alcoholic finds herself in deep trouble after kidnapping a kid.
An enigmatic and visually powerful statement against war.
A Parisian artist taking refuge in the countryside forms a powerful friendship with the gardener he knew as a child.
Cambridge Film Festival Features
Hidden in plain sight Joanna Coates on Hide And Seek.
Inside Jeunet's box of tricks From boyhood puppets to 3D.
Egoyan on the sombre side Director finds inspiration close to home.
Why Nicole would always choose love Cannes opening star on her highs and lows.
Lone wolf John Jarrett on murder, mayhem and Wolf Creek 2.
A red carpet night for The Unknown Known Errol Morris and the stars come out for Donald Rumsfeld documentary.
The making of a Minister Bertrand Tavernier on Quai D'Orsay.
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