Cinema is back and the 5th edition of Cinema Rediscovered (28 July – 1 Aug 2021) celebrates the return of the big screen experience with a line-up of brand new restorations and rediscoveries launching a UK wide tour (Aug – Oct 2021).
Author, critic and film historian Pamela Hutchinson will open this year's festival with her Philip French Memorial Lecture presented in partnership with Bristol Ideas. Other programme highlights will be announced soon.
The full programme is now announced and available for booking.
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Cinema Rediscovered on Tour & Online
We know some of you will not be able to make the festival in person this year. Rest assured you can still get involved! Take a browse through our FREE online offering, including our opening event the Philip French Memorial Lecture: Pamela Hutchinson and our closing Cinema Rediscovered Film Quiz plus lots more in between.
Following the festival, look out for highlights of the line-up including; the 1971: The Year Hollywood Went Independent season presented with Park Circus and Melvin Van Peebles’ The Story of a Three Day Pass to venues across the UK from Aug - Oct 2021. Continuing the celebration of Perry Henzell’s work, we also join forces with MUBI and Twelve30 Collective to launch the online release of The Harder They Come available on MUBI in the UK and Ireland from 2 August.
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