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Festival Films at Holmfirth Tech

Mon, 14/03/2022 - 7:00pm

Dir. Radu Ciornciuc (Germany/Romania 2021, 86mins 12)


Remarkable and beautiful award-winning documentary resonant of our times. A Romanian family with nine children live in a paradise wilderness in the Delta heart of Bucharest but are crushed and lost by the stream-roller of progress.

Tue, 15/03/2022 - 7:00pm

Dir. Gregory Kershaw/Michel Dweck (Italy 2020, 84mins 12)


Charming, heart-warming ode to old dogs and men, the last of their kind, who deep in the woods of Piedmont seek out truffles. A beautiful quirky delight.


Wed, 16/03/2022 - 7:00pm

Dir. Alex Camilleri (Malta 2021, 95mins 12)


Very good classically honed neo-realist film of a world in flux that captures the dying of traditional Maltese fishing and a family’s attempt (father/fisherman Jasmark Sciculana is excellent) to survive rampant capitalism.

Thu, 17/03/2022 - 7:00pm

Dir. Robin Lutz (Holland 2020, 80mins 12)


Fiftieth anniversary of the death of M C Escher

Full of dazzling ‘wow’ moments documentary on the famous Dutch graphic artist (though he considered himself a mathematician) and his influence on modern art worldwide. Narrated by Stephen Fry.


Sat, 19/03/2022 - 1:00pm


Dir. John Chester (US 2019, 91mins PG)
Joyous, pig-packed, family friendly, audience-loving documentary of the 8-year struggle from City life in LA to embracing nature and building a sustainable farm.

Sat, 19/03/2022 - 7:00pm

Dir. Salome Jashi (Switzerland 2021, 86mins 12)


Extraordinary and savage poetic documentary of the year. In a world gone mad, trees are transported at great cost from the coast of Georgia to the private island garden of a billionaire former prime minister.

Sun, 20/03/2022 - 7:00pm

(Dir. Alexander Nanau, Romania 2020 109mins 15)


This Oscar nominated five-star documentary follows a crack investigative team on a Bucharest newspaper in a gripping, shocking and scorching expose of corruption in Romania.  

Mon, 21/03/2022 - 7:00pm
FREE EVENT - Donations for Ukraine Crisis Appeal

Winner of every film award in 1964.  A visual style brimming with colour following the life of Ilvan in a celebration of the Ukrainian Carpathians - long winters, storm-ridden springs and blistering summers.  The director was a political prisoner under the Soviets.

(Dir. Sergi Paradjanov, Ukraine 1964, 93mins 15)


Tue, 22/03/2022 - 7:00pm
FREE EVENT - Donations for Ukraine Crisis Appeal

A small group of Ukrainian volunteers known as Cyborgs defend the homeland in the legendary and bloody fight with separatists for Donetsk Airport in 2014.

(Dir. Akhtem Seitablayev, Ukraine 2017, 110mins 15)



Wed, 23/03/2022 - 7:00pm
FREE EVENT - Donations for Ukraine Crisis Appeal

One of the most important films of Ukrainian film heritage.  Optimistic, tragic epic set in the Second World War.  A young boy blames a stork for the family's problems.

(Dir. Yuri Ilyenko, Ukraine 1971, 95mins)



Sun, 26/06/2022 - 7:00pm

Dir. Joachim von Trier (Norway 2021, 128mins 15)


Norway's 2022 entry to the Oscars is an instant classic. Sweet, gentle and funny,

Renate Reinsve is a revelation as the near 30 year-old who is faced with a series of hard choices in her love life and career in contemporary Oslo.


(please note change of venue for this film - now showing at Holmfirth Tech)

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