Newcastle Film Festival

Bringing the magic of the movies to the North East

The Newcastle Film Festival will feature films for everyone, from Hollywood to Bollywood, a Glamorous Awards Ceremony, Masterclasses with Legends of the silver screen alongside a range of movie magic events across the City of Newcastle and the North East of England.

EVENTS AT A GLANCE

Over the coming weeks we will be announcing our exciting line up of events, screenings, masterclasses and Premieres! The entire weekend will be topped and tailed with fabulous Opening and Closing Ceremonies. For further information for events please email our offices at enquiries@newcastlefestival.co.uk.

PRE-LAUNCH MARCH 28TH

  • Ladies Who Mean Business Lunch: In partnership with the Sage Group and with the support of She’s Gott It! and Forward Ladies, NIFF will be pre-opening the festival with a lunch celebrating the incredible women who have helped shape history and inspire millions over the past century. The luncheon will feature a panel discussion with influential women from all industries discussing a series of topics from questions provided by our guests.

DAY ONE MARCH 29TH

  • Exclusive Inaugural Screening of Get Carter with special Q&A with director Mike Hodges
  • Exclusive VIP after-party (Extensive details coming soon)

DAY TWO MARCH 30TH

  • 10 am – 10 pm: Film showcasing throughout venues across Newcastle upon Tyne
  • 11 pm: Screening of George A. Romero’s Night of the Living Dead in a stunning 4K restoration

DAY THREE MARCH 31ST

  • 10 am – 10 pm: Film showcasing throughout venues across Newcastle upon Tyne

DAY FOUR APRIL 1ST

  • 10 am – 3 pm: Film showcasing throughout venues across Newcastle upon Tyne
  • 7 pm – till late: Closing and Awards Ceremony (Extensive details to be announced in the coming months)

In addition to the festival selected films:

  • World premiere of KISS vs. MCZ documentary
  • World premiere of Candida Brady’s Urban & the Shed Crew starring Richard Armitage, Anna Friel and Charlie Heaton
  • UK Premiere of Academy-Award winning director Barbara Koppel’s 2017 documentary This is Everything: Gigi Gorgeous
  • An exclusive world 1st opportunity to meet and engage in an ‘In Conversation’ Q&A session with the legendary Neil Marshall director of The Descent, Dog Soldiers and Hellboy after the screening of his 2008 hit Doomsday
  • A music extravaganza evening
  • ‘Where the Stars meet the Stars’ (delivered by the region’s very own Gary Fildes, author An Astronomer’s Tale)
  • Workshops, masterclasses and other industry events
Event details
Date 1:00pm on 29 Mar 2018 to 12:00am on 02 Apr 2018
Venue Various venues across Newcastle upon Tyne
Cost TBC
URL http://www.newcastlefestival.co.uk/events/
Email enquiries@newcastlefestival.co.uk