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2021 Programme

27-31 October in-venue | 1-7 November online

  • Unapologetic (+ Shy Radicals)
    Sat 30 Oct, 12.30PM
    Union Church
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    Unapologetic captures a tense and polarizing moment in Chicago’s fight for the livelihood of its Black residents. (+ Shy Radicals short film by Tom Dream)
    ★ International ★ Documentary
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  • ★ FAMILY
    Family Haunted House Diorama Workshop
    POSTPONED
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    A haunted house diorama workshop for adults and children, led by folk horror graphic novelist Hannah Eaton.
    ★ WORKSHOP
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  • Jumbo
    1-7 NOV
    Online
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    A seductive, surreal love story that transcends humankind, taking objectum romance to dizzying new heights.
    ★ International ★ F-Rated
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  • OPENING NIGHT
    Shorts: From This Point
    Wed 27 Oct, 6PM
    Union Church
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    This year's local short films open the festival, exploring the small and often radical impact we can have on the world and each other.
    ★ Local Films
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  • ★ Local Films
    Margate Time Warp
    1-7 NOV
    Online
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    Take a trip through time and experience Margate on film over the last 100 years. Suitable for all ages.
    ★ Local Film ★ Family
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  • Shorts: Passing Ships
    Fri 29 Oct, 6PM
    Union Church
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    A dark & humorous programme of shorts exploring the transient relationships of strangers.
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  • 100th Anniversary
    Nosferatu Live Score
    Sat 30 Oct, 7.30PM
    Union Church
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    Celebrating 100 years since the release of F.W. Murnau's thrilling mystery masterpiece - live scored by The Cabinet of Living Cinema.
    ★ Live Event
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  • Shorts: Truth Be Told
    Sat 30 Oct, 12PM
    Tom Thumb Theatre
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    A programme of short documentaries unearthing hidden pasts and untold stories.
    ★ Documentary
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  • Taste Of Cement
    Sun 31 Oct, 12PM
    Tom Thumb Theatre
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    An intimate and poetic portrait of Syrian construction workers building new skyscrapers in Beirut on the ruins caused by the Lebanese civil war.
    ★ International ★ Documentary
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  • Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin
    Sat 30 Oct, 4.30PM
    Union Church
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    An intimate insight into the real and imaginary worlds of Ursula K Le Guin, one of the most prolific, pioneering sci-fi writers of all time.
    ★ Documentary
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