Movie extravaganza coming soon to Stratford - The Leamington Observer

Movie extravaganza coming soon to Stratford

A MOVIE extravaganza is coming soon to a silver screen in Stratford.

Live & Local’s Big Picture Film Festival will feature a weekend of British and international theatrical films, live scores, Q&As and a short film competition.

Taking place at multiple venues around Stratford between Thursday August 29 and Sunday September 1, the pay as you feel festival boasts a a programme bursting with films from classics to rare, undiscovered gems across live action, animation, blockbusters and documentaries.

This year’s theme is legacy.

The festival is supported by Stratford Town Trust.

Chris Davis, audience engagement manager at Live & Local, said: “We are extremely grateful for the support of Stratford Town Trust, which has allowed us to bring our film festival back to the town and also helps to make the festival more affordable to audiences as our pay as you feel pricing model removes financial barriers to attend. We have some fantastic events lined up and we encourage audiences to come along and enjoy, whatever their budget.”

Now in its fifth year, the festival will be based at The Bear Pit Theatre every day with additional events taking place at other venues across the town as well as several Warwickshire community screenings in surrounding villages.

James McHugh, grants manager at Stratford Town Trust, added:“ Live & Local have decades of experience delivering high quality arts as well as supporting community networks and voluntary groups to enable them to deliver events and other arts projects and activities so we are proud to support their work.”

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