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Haddenham & District Film Festival
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Haddenham & District Film Festival
“Cinema Through the Decades”

This film festival is a local community initiative by Haddenham & District Rotary Club working in partnership with Haddenham, Cuddington, Long Crendon and Bishopstone film clubs, supported by the Aylesbury Vale Arts Council.

The theme of the festival is “Cinema through the Decades” with some of the best films from the eight decades 1940 to the present day, showing over the weekend of Friday 14th – Sunday 16th November.

The festival will open on the Friday evening with a showing of “The Last Emperor”, directed by Bernado Bertolucci in the 1980s. Jeremy Thomas, the film’s producer who lives locally, will formally open the festival and speak about the film. “The Last Emperor” charts the dramatic history of Pu Yi, the last emperor of China, who started life in the Forbidden City as the object of worship by the people and ended up as an obscure peasant worker.

The full programme is:
“The Last Emperor” (1980s)           Friday 14 November 7.30pm            Bernard Hall, Cuddington
“Amélie” (2000s)                           Friday 14 November 8.00pm,           Village Hall, Bishopstone
“Charade” (1960s)                           Saturday 15 November 3.00pm   Youth Centre, Haddenham
“The Sting” (1970s)                           Saturday 15 November 8.00pm   Village Hall, Bishopstone
“Brighton Rock” (1940s)                   Saturday 15 November 7.30pm   Community Library, Long Crendon
“The Rocket” (2010s)                   Sunday 16 November 3.00pm,       Community Library, Long Crendon
“Topsy-Turvy” (1990s)                   Sunday 16 November 7.30pm,           Bernard Hall, Cuddington
“Strangers on a Train” (1950s)   Sunday 16 November 8.00pm,           Youth Centre, Haddenham

Tickets £5 each (with 3 for 2 discount for enthusiasts booking three or more different films) from Roger Rickard on 01844 291613 or