Wells Festival of Film

Wells Festival of Film

Welcome to our third annual Festival of Film. This year our theme is musical and as you can see from the films below, the weekend is going to be full of excitement and fun. We are pleased to be involved with The Bishops Palace again where we will be holding our third outdoor screening, this year it will be The Greatest Showman Sing-Along on Friday 27th April, where Wookey Hole Circus will be in attendance. We are also pleased to say we have now tied up with the amazing Cedars Hall, where on Sunday 29th April we will be showing West Side Story. With so much going on you will definitely find something for the whole family.

The times below are the start of the main film, adverts and trailers are shown before the times stated

Messiah Encore [PG]

Messiah Encore [PG]

bloody images  BBFCinsight

Feature Length 135 minutes

Tickets 10.00 each.

What better why to kick of the festival but with an Event Cinema from Bristol Old Vic.

Inspired by Handel’s profound religious masterpiece, this acclaimed Bristol Old Vic production provides a rare chance to experience a powerfully dramatic account of Messiah and to rediscover the intense spirituality of its many well-known arias and choruses.

More Info 27th April 4:00pm

The Greatest Showman Sing-Along [PG]

The Greatest Showman Sing-Along [PG]

brief mild threat, violence

Feature Length 104 minutes

Missed out on tickets for the outdoor event at the Bishop's Palace? We are pleased to bring you at The Film Centre the sing-along film of the year!

More Info 27th April 9:00pm SOLD OUT

Sherlock Gnomes Pre Release Screening [U]

Sherlock Gnomes Pre Release Screening [U]

very mild threat, violence, rude humour  BBFCinsight

Feature Length 86 minutes

Garden gnomes, Gnomeo & Juliet, recruit renowned detective Sherlock Gnomes to investigate the mysterious disappearance of other garden ornaments.

More Info 28th April 2:00pm

There's No Business Like Show Business [U]

There's No Business Like Show Business [U]

Feature Length 117 minutes

Tickets Adult 7.20, Child 6.20.

The title alone makes you want to start singing. Nominated for 3 Oscar in 1955.

Molly and Terry Donahue, plus their three children, are The Five Donahues. Son Tim meets hat-check girl Vicky and the family act begins to fall apart.

More Info 28th April 4:30pm

The Rocky Horror Picture Show [15]

The Rocky Horror Picture Show [15]

Contains moderate sex and one use of strong language  BBFCinsight

Feature Length 99 minutes

Tickets 7.20 each.

The Campest Cult Classic of all time had to be part of this festival! Starring Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Meatloaf and Richard O’Brien, it’s the most outrageous, riotous, kitsch, wonderful romp ever.

Dig in the back of your wardrobes as we are having a fancy dress competition before the film.

More Info 28th April 7:30pm

Mary Poppins [U]

Mary Poppins [U]

Contains no material likely to offend or harm  BBFCinsight

Feature Length 133 minutes

Tickets Adult 7.20, Child 6.20.

Everyone's favourite family film back on the big screen. Ready to set the scene  for 'Mary Popins Returns' being released December 2018.

A Supercalifragilistic Sunday afternoon treat.

 

 

More Info 29th April 2:00pm

West Side Story (At Cedars Hall) [PG]

West Side Story (At Cedars Hall) [PG]

Contains mild violence and racist terms  BBFCinsight

Feature Length 145 minutes

Tickets 10.00 each.

Showing at Cedars Hall, Wells, as the finale of the festival. It marks the centenary of one of America’s greatest musical geniuses Leonard Berstein. 

Tickets are £10 each and include a Pre-screening talk: “Bernstein Remembered” with Edward Seckerson. The journalist and broadcaster talks with Bill Lloyd about his personal recollections of Bernstein the man and musician, and the huge impact West Side Story made on the development of American musical theatre.

More Info 29th April 6:30pm