NEWS: Northeast International Film Festival @ various locations | NARC. | Reliably informed
Image: Invisible Manners, one of the screened films created by North East filmmakers
Move around, Cannes, the North East is becoming the meeting place for film buffs this November thanks to the North East International FIFilm festival. Venues from Whitley Bay to Stockton will host the Festival’s selection of films, including Oscar winners, BFI-funded projects and locally made feature films Monday 14 to Sunday 20e November.
A highlight of the busy schedule includes the premiere of the documentary Dirty, Sexy and Totally Iconic, a 50e anniversary celebration of Get Carter, a Northeast staple, created by the son of original producer Michael Klinger and local filmmaker Tony.
Thisnephiles can take day tickets for a measly £12.50 or a three days pass for just £25 and attend as many screenings as they can manage in the North East, including those shortlisted for the NEIFF awards. Beyond the big screen, NEIFF also promises exclusive events of networking events with industry professionals, free workshops to provide valuable information and experience to budding local filmmakers, and of course the prestigious gala of closing where the winner of the festival will be selected among the finalists.
Whether you want to catch a show, make a day out of it, or dedicate your entire weekend to North East entertainment, the North East International Film Festival is worth a look. Check the website for complete listings.