Avoid the big cinemas this spring and try and more intimate experience with Bristol Film Festival. From car show rooms to cathedrals and even a wine merchants, this will be an exclusive event, tickets are limited!. Scroll down and get your tickets to some cracking films. 

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Bristol Film Festival is delighted to be returning to Porsche Bristol this February for an exclusive Green Room screening of Rush. After the success of Bullitt in the showroom last year, join them for this high-adrenaline biopic about one of the most famous rivalries in racing history, between Formula One legends James Hunt and Nicki Lauda. A limited number of tickets are available for this unique event, at which guests will enjoy a complimentary drinks reception before the screening.

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Bristol Film Festival's 2018 Vintage Screening season begins with a screening of Groundhog Day, the acclaimed comedy that (literally) doesn’t age…! Take your seats in Averys atmospheric cellars, accompanied by a mouth-watering selection of wines picked by Averys resident experts, all based around a recurring noble grape – you’ll want another, and another, and another. Guests enjoy sparkling wine on arrival, with bread and cheese courtesy of Arch House Deli to enjoy during the film, along with four carefully chosen wines (details announced soon).

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Bristol Film Festival are delighted to return to Bristol Cathedral for their 2018 Spring Season with this screening of the inspirational historical drama Chariots Of Fire, based on the true story of athletes Eric Liddell and Harold Abrahams as they trained for the 1924 Paris Olympics. Enjoy welcome drinks and live music on arrival, then watch the film in the atmospheric setting of Bristol Cathedral’s nave. It’s sure to be a night to remember!

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The critically acclaimed adventure film, which won Humphrey Bogart his Best Actor Oscar, returns to the big screen as part of Bristol Film Festival's Academy Screenings series, which celebrates and explores the rich cultural heritage of Academy Award-winning movies. The evening begins with a drinks reception and live music, with an introduction by festival director Owen Franklin – all within the stunning setting of the Royal West Of England Academy’s main gallery space, where you will be able to enjoy the current Frink-Blow-Larson exhibition, part of the RWA’s “Women With Vision” programme. So “come in from the rain” and discover, or rediscover, this classic of cinema’s Golden Age.

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Bristol Film Festival's 2018 Vintage Screening season continues with a March double-bill, and Friday’s screening is the indie comedy hit Little Miss Sunshine. Take your seats in Averys cellars, accompanied by a mouth-watering selection of wines picked by Averys resident experts that will perfectly match the movie’s feel-good factor. Guests enjoy sparkling wine on arrival, with bread and cheese courtesy of Arch House Deli to enjoy during the film, along with four carefully chosen wines (details TBA).

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Bristol Film Festival's 2018 Vintage Screening season continues with a March double bill, and Saturday’s screening is the atmospheric Orson Welles thriller The Third Man. Take your seats in Averys cellars, accompanied by a mouth-watering selection of wines picked by Averys resident experts – you can expect some Germanic selections to accompany the film’s moody Vienna setting. Guests enjoy sparkling wine on arrival, with bread and cheese courtesy of Arch House Deli to enjoy during the film, along with four carefully chosen wines (details TBA).

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Bristol Film Festival are pleased to announce a new venue addition to our "On Location" series for Spring 2018: the former police station’s cell block below The Island, in the heart of Bristol. They've selected some classic films about prison, law and order for you – come and explore this unusual location, take a “cell-fie” in a holding cell and enjoy a lock-in for a movie experience to remember long after you’re on the outside again… The screenings kick off with the hilarious small-town cop caper Hot Fuzz, the spiritual sequel to Shaun Of The Dead in Edgar Wright’s “Cornetto Trilogy”.

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Bristol Film Festival are pleased to announce a new venue addition to their "On Location" series for Spring 2018: the former police station’s cell block below The Island, in the heart of Bristol. They’ve selected some classic films about prison, law and order for you – come and explore this unusual location, take a “cell-fie” in a holding cell and enjoy a lock-in for a movie experience to remember long after you’re on the outside again… The screenings continue with Tom Hardy’s jaw-dropping performance as Britain’s most notorious inmate in the incendiary indie thriller Bronson.

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Bristol Film Festival are pleased to announce a new venue addition to their "On Location" series for Spring 2018: the former police station’s cell block below The Island, in the heart of Bristol. They’ve selected some classic films about prison, law and order for you – come and explore this unusual location, take a “cell-fie” in a holding cell and enjoy a lock-in for a movie experience to remember long after you’re on the outside again… The screenings continue with Escape From Alcatraz, loosely based on the true story of the only successful escape from the notorious prison island.

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Bristol Film Festival are pleased to announce a new venue addition to their "On Location" series for Spring 2018: the former police station’s cell block below The Island, in the heart of Bristol. They’ve selected some classic films about prison, law and order for you – come and explore this unusual location, take a “cell-fie” in a holding cell and enjoy a lock-in for a movie experience to remember long after you’re on the outside again…

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Bristol Film Festival are delighted to announce the first in a series of event cinema screenings exploring opera on the silver screen, as part of their Music & The Movies series. They begin with Verdi’s classic opera La Traviata as performed against the stunning backdrop of Sydney Harbour by Opera Australia. Take your seats in the beautiful Chapter House at Bristol Cathedral for this atmospheric event. The evening begins with live music in the Cathedral’s cloisters, and the screening will be preceded by a fascinating insight into the opera from Bristol Film Festival's guest speaker.

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Join Bristol Film Festival for an evening of classic comedy, delicious local beer and big hairdos at the latest Beyond Popcorn screening of "This Is Spinal Tap", in partnership with Wickwar Wessex Brewing. The screening takes place in the atmospheric setting of the former fire station on Silver Street, where guests will enjoy a flight of four of Wickwar’s flagship ales (and some bar snacks) to drink along with the movie. The Wickwar team will be onsite as well, with the brewers talking you through the beers they’ve crafted. It’s an opportunity to experience this hilarious cult favourite on the big screen once more, with quality beer to accompany it – dust off your leather jacket, stock up on hairspray and practice your devil horns, because the best-dressed (as decided by the staff) will win a little something extra…!

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Published -16th January 2018