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Halloween Horror in a spooky castle?

Halloween Horror in a spooky castle?

See the top rated thriller Get Out by Jordan Peele at Durlston Castle this Friday, 26 October. Free glass of Conker Gin on arrival, to calm your nerves, courtesy of Conker Spirit. Dress up in your best Halloween costume if you like, you will not be alone...





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Rare opportunity to see I as in Icarus

Rare opportunity to see I as in Icarus

Based on the Kennedy assassination and subsequent investigation, this film was awarded the Grand prix du cinéma français for Best French Movie in 1979. It received five César Award nominations in 1980, including Best Movie, Best Actor (Yves Montand), Best Screenplay, Best Music and Best Production Design
Sponsored by Humphries Kirk

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Results of Purbeck Short Film Competition

Results of Purbeck Short Film Competition

Each year we have a very large number of rich and diverse short films entered into the Purbeck Film Festival Short Film Competition and this year was no exception. Congratulations to all the winners who are listed here (please click read more)

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Events for children over half term

Events for children over half term

If you are looking for fun educational things to do with your children, we have it covered. Choose from stop motion animation workshops or sitting back and watching a family film, click on our children’s tab above to learn more.


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Editor's pick of social justice films

Editor's pick of social justice films

So many good films to watch this year, here are some films focussing on social justice that you might like to consider...







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Film and Food, look what we have on the menu

Film and Food, look what we have on the menu

Whether it is curry and film at the finest Nepalese Restaurant, the 29029; Chilli and Surf Edits by the beach at The Etches Museum or a sophisticated cheese and wine reception in the 5 star Pine Martin Grange, there are a number of very special events to choose from.

Tickets are selling fast for all these events so please book quick.

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With thanks to our generous festival funders & sponsors

With thanks to our generous festival funders & sponsors

Purbeck Film Festival gratefully acknowledges support towards the festival from our main funders and sponsors

BFI Film Audience Network
Animal
The Salt Pig Restaurants
Swanage Town Council

and all our other sponsors and funders for their unstinting support (detailed below).

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A brief history of French Cinema

A brief history of French Cinema

France has the best claim of all nations to be the birthplace of Cinema.

The Lumière Brothers, late in 1895, exhibited The Arrival Of A Train At Chiocat Station and other short films to a rapt, fee-paying audience in what is now generally regarded as the birth of Cinema.



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Political Corruption and Intrigue - 8 films you need to watch

Political Corruption and Intrigue - 8 films you need to watch

In an age of fake news, narcissistic political leadership, attacks on democratic voting procedures and European political instability, the PFF has decided to screen a few of the most famous films dealing with political corruption and deceit.


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Celebrating 100 years of Ingmar Bergman

Celebrating 100 years of Ingmar Bergman

The master film maker who would have been a hundred this year, described the nature of film thus - ‘No Art passes our conscience in the way that film does and goes directly to our feelings deep down into the dark room of our souls.’





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