Friday, 23 September 2016

Chagford Film Festival Monday 26 September - Saturday 1 October 2016

Jennifer Saunders
is Edina Monsoon
(and attending in person)
"Absolutely Fabulous"
Globe Inn & Endecott House
Monday 26 September


Circo Rum Ba Ba
Chagford Town Square 6pm
A madcap, acrobatic performance in the town square
 to kick off this year’s festival.
Turn up by 6pm and make sure to bring
all your family and friends along –
it’s free and promises to be quite a spectacle!
Absolutely Fabulous with Jennifer Saunders
Globe Inn 8pm
Our opening night film for the 2016 festival is Absolutely Fabulous,
introduced by our special guest Jennifer Saunders,
with a Q&A afterwards.
We’ve got two venues booked
as we expect demand for tickets will be very high.
Absolutely Fabulous with Jennifer Saunders
Endecott House 8.30pm

A second screening of our opening night film for the 2016 festival

Animation Day - Films, Workshops,
Discussion & Special Guests
(Sponsored by 'ORGANIC')

Chagford Town Square 10am
Admission FREE
The world’s smallest solar-powered cinema comes to Chagford!
This amazing 8-seater cinema powered entirely by the sun
will be on the square in Chagford from 10am-6pm,
showing a selection of animations.
Drop by at any time, walk up the red carpet
where an usherette will show you to your seat
and provide you with free popcorn!
Lunch with David Sproxton
The Globe Inn 12.30pm £20
Join David Sproxton,

the co-founder of world-famous Aardman Animations
for an intimate conversational lunch.
David will answer your questions and regale you
with stories from the magic world of animation
while you enjoy a delicious lunch.
Only 20 places available so book early!
Jubilee Hall 2.30pm £10
Make your own Morph clay model in a 1.5hr workshop
led by Jim Parkyn,
one of Aardman Animation’s top model makers.

The Organic Panel: Doors Close and Doors Open
The Globe Inn 2.30pm
Admission FREE
A free panel discussion with four top UK film industry professionals.
The future of the UK film industry: audiences
have an appetite to watch,
but are not doing so via the traditional platforms
of broadcast television and cinema.
How do makers embrace the opportunities and avoid the pitfalls?
Gromit Model making workshop with Aardman Animations
Jubilee Hall 4pm £10

Make your own Gromit clay model in a 1.5hr workshop
ed by Jim Parkyn,
one of Aardman Animation’s top model makers.

(Behind the scenes documentary and live Q&A)
St Michael's Church Chagford 8pm £12
One of the all-time classic animated films, The Wrong Trousers,
is a hilarious high-speed heist movie,
featuring everyone’s favourites Wallace and his long-suffering dog Gromit.
Introduced by Aardman’s expert model maker,
with a Q&A afterwards,
a selection of the wonderful Creature Comforts short animations.
Extra extra!! We’ve now added a fascinating
‘behind the scenes at Aardman’ documentary to this evening!
Ex Machina
The Globe Inn 8pm £7

Join us for a screening of the highly original Ex Machina,
which won an Oscar for the special effects
by good friend of the Chagford Film Festival, Sara Bennett.

Sol Cinema
Chagford Town Square 10am
Admission FREE

Don’t worry if you can’t make it on Tuesday for the animation day,
Sol Cinema are back again from 10am-4pm Wednesday too!
They will be showing a different selection of short films,
so you can come along to both days if you like.
Singinin the Rain
Endecott House 2.30pm £4

Our popular Wednesday matinée showing this year
is the classic "Singin’ in the Rain".

Son of Saul
The Globe Inn 8pm £7

A deserved Oscar and Cannes Grand Prix winner,
László Nemes’s deeply powerful and transfixing film
of an Auschwitz prisoner forced to work in return for tiny privileges.
Land of Songs
St Michael's Church Chagford 8pm £7

A beautiful and mesmerising documentary about a group of women
who have kept their village’s ancient folk-singing tradition
vibrant and essential through decades of war, occupation, and youth flight.

A day of delicious food-themed films and events
Master Chef Chocolatier of Great Britain
The Globe Inn 1.30pm £10

Calling all chocolate lovers – an indulgent event not be missed!
Special guest Grant Mather, Master Chef of Great Britain chocolatier,
will be demonstrating his skills.
Learn all about cooking with chocolate,
and if you’re lucky we might even let you taste some :)
The Globe Inn 3.30pm £5

As part of our food themed day,
a screening of this beautiful and quietly subversive Oscar-nominated film.
Make sure you take some chocolate in with you,
or you’ll be drooling throughout the film!
‘Mixology’ cocktail demonstration
The Globe Inn 5.30pm
Admission FREE

Watch master mixologist Matthew at work,
shaking, stirring and mixing at the speed of light.
And the best bit? You get to sample them too!
A great way to get in the mood for the evening’s films!
Film Quiz
The Three Crowns 7pm
(Price TBC)

Test your film knowledge
at a fun film-themed quiz night at the Three Crowns.
Sofa Cinema
Secret Location! 7pm £5

You are invited to an intimate evening of viewing
at secret locations in and around Chagford.
Gather at The Globe Inn at 7pm
and you will be escorted to one of our venues
where you will watch a film based around our Thursday food theme.
I am Love
The Globe Inn 8pm £7

If you missed I am Love when it came out,
then make sure you catch it now!
This is a beautiful film with stunning performances.

Friday is music day - musicals, opera & cabaret

The Globe Inn 8pm £7

Ambition, desire, murder and music!
A screening of the six times Oscar winner musical
with Catherine Zeta-Zones and Renée Zellweger.
Opera in the Church: ‘Cavalleria Rusticana’
St Michael's Church Chagford 8pm £7

Watch a recording of the stunning and dramatic opera Cavalleria Rusticana,
recorded live at Teatro Real in Madrid,
in the atmospheric surroundings of Chagford’s St. Michael’s Church.
LIVE MUSIC at Jubilee Hall 8pm £15
Join us for a star-studded evening’s entertainment in true Las Vegas style!
Our compere will introduce a night of singers,
from Elvis to the rat pack, comedy and of course showgirls.
Dress up for the occasion in your best glitzy outfits,
take a table, dance along and enjoy the show!

Las Vegas comes to Chagford

Street food and market stalls
Chagford Town Square 12 noon

From midday in the town square,
feast on a variety of delicious freshly cooked foods and drinks,
all prepared by local cafes and restaurants,
and wander round the market stalls.
Elvis Tribute Competition
LIVE MUSIC at The Globe Inn 2pm

Admission FREE
Calling all you Elvis fans!
Get out your blue suede shoes,
dust down your glittering jumpsuits,
oil up your quiff, and enter our Elvis competition.
Las Vegas Wedding Chapel
Chagford Town Square 12-5pm
Admission FREE

Get yourself married by the King himself!
The chance to tie the knot or renew your vows
in our very own Las Vegas-style wedding chapel,
where ceremonies will be presided over
by none other than the King of Rock and Roll!
Saturday Kids’ Film: The Good Dinosaur
Jubilee Hall 2pm £3

This year’s children’s matinee film is The Good Dinosaur,
a beautiful story of a world that could have been
if the giant meteor hadn’t wiped out the dinosaurs.
Kids and parents all welcome,
and there will be cake and drinks on sale
to raise money for Chagford Primary School PTA.
Young Filmmakers Screenings
Endecott House 3pm

Admission FREE
The best of the short films
entered into our ‘Emerging Talent’ young filmmakers’ competition.
Films are all less than five minutes and shown on a loop,
so you can pop in at any time from 3pm.
Street Parade
Chagford Town Square 6pm

Admission FREE
With performances, showgirls, music and dancing,
our famous Saturday evening street parade
is one of the highlights of the year in Chagford.
The parade atmosphere is made by you,
so dress up in your best American outfits,
whether it’s Elvis, the rat pack, gangsters, molls,
gamblers, film stars or showgirls – let your imagination go wild!
American Hustle
The Globe Inn 7.30pm £12

David O. Russell’s genre-defying dark comedy crime movie
with an all-star cast rounds off the 2016 film festival
in glorious, over-the-top style.
Followed by the traditional Chagford Film Festival awards ceremony.
Dress up in black tie and evening dress! (optional)
Leaving Las Vegas
Endecott House 7.30pm £7

One of Nicolas Cage’s finest and most touching roles,
the story of a broken man who decides to head to Las Vegas
where he meets a similarly troubled woman…
The Globe Inn 8pm

Take your place at the roulette wheel,
or try your luck at the card tables,
at the Saturday night casino in The Globe Inn
from 8pm 'til late.

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