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Hull Film Festival – 2 to 8 July 2018
July 2 - July 8£5 - £7
Hull Film Festival is back in July, celebrating its fifth annual edition with a fantastic lineup of exclusive previews and premieres from the UK and around the world. The Festival, organised by local charity Hull Independent Cinema, will take place at Vue Cinema Princes Quay from Monday 2 to Sunday 8 July.
This year’s Festival opens with the Yorkshire Premiere of neo-noir thriller Terminal, starring Margot Robbie, Simon Pegg and Mike Myers. Films from around the world include Icelandic dark comedy Under The Tree, Italian fantasy drama Sicilian Ghost Story and Belgian crime romance Racer and the Jailbird.
The best of English language film from the UK and the US includes The Miseducation of Cameron Post starring Chloë Grace Moretz, striking British debut Apostasy, genre gem How to Talk to Girls at Parties and sumptuous biographical drama Mary Shelley, starring Elle Fanning.
Retrospective classics in the programme are provided by WeWatchFilms with stylish romantic comedy Breakfast at Tiffany’s and by Cult Cinema Sunday with mind-bending cult favourite Donnie Darko. The Festival closes with another Yorkshire Premiere, the acclaimed Lucky, featuring the last film performance from the late, great, Harry Dean Stanton.
As well as films, the Festival offers an opportunity for local filmmakers to get advice and find out about new sources of funding from Alice Ramsey, the BFI NETWORK Talent Executive for Film Hub North. Filmmakers can book a free 30 minute one-to-one surgery session at Hull Truck Theatre on Thursday 5 July.