Future Events

The Festival Opening Event

, Start Time: 18:30, End Time: 19:05 Cromarty Lighthouse George Street, Cromarty IV11 8YJ

Programme of Scottish Screen Shorts by Matt Lloyd, with a dram or hot mulled wine around the fire. Introduced by Don Coutts. Tickets: FREE

The Big Short

, Start Time: 19:30 The Victoria Hall High Street, Cromarty IV11 8YR

(Cert 15) (2015) (film - 120 mins; chat - 40 mins) Dir: Adam Mackay Guest: Jason Connery Asset backed securities can be fun! Jason Conne...

Guardians of the Galaxy 2

, Start Time: 22:30 Screen Machine Bank Street, Cromarty, IV11

(Cert 12A) (2017) (film - 120 mins; chat - 20 mins) Dir: James Gunn It’s all about the mix tape. The Guardians fight to keep their ne...

Paddington Bear Workshop

, Start Time: 09:30 The Victoria Hall High Street, Cromarty IV11 8YR

FREE! 45 mins. Suitable for ages: Masks, ears and marmalade sandwich making! This workshop takes place in the Youth Cafe back room of t...

Animation Workshop 1

, Start Time: 10:00 The Old Brewery / Festival Hub Burnside Place, Old Town, Cromarty IV11 8XQ

Open from 10.00 - 14.00. For Over 12s. Drop in any time and have a go at some animation under the watchful eye of Ross Hogg. As part of the 1...

Paddington 2

, Start Time: 10:30 Screen Machine Bank Street, Cromarty, IV11

(Cert PG) (2017) (105 mins) Dir: Paul King Paddington 2 should be prescribed as an antidote to anyone who finds the madness of this modern...

Casting for Film & TV

, Start Time: 12:00 The Victoria Hall High Street, Cromarty IV11 8YR

(60 mins) In this educative slot, we have had designers, editors, special fx directors, make-up artists, composers. This year, it’s the t...

International Shorts: Here Be Dragons

, Start Time: 12:30 Old Buoy Store Harbour, Cromarty,

(Intro - 15 mins; film - 85 mins) Glasgow Short Film Festival is delighted to return to Cromarty with two programmes drawn from our tenth anniv...

The Islands and The Whales

, Start Time: 14:00 The Stables Cromarty,

(2017) (film - 84 mins; chat - 14 mins) Dir & Guest: Mike Day Producer & Guest: Christo Hird In their remote home in the North A...

Moving Image Archive Programme

, Start Time: 14:30 Old Buoy Store Harbour, Cromarty,

A series of fascinating short documentaries about life in the Highlands in the relatively recent past, introduced by Allan Mackay. ISLANDS AND ...

Trouble in the Glen

, Start Time: 15:30 Screen Machine Bank Street, Cromarty, IV11

(Cert U) (1954) (Intro - 15 mins; film - 90 mins) Dir: Herbert Wilcox Guest: Lawrence Sutcliffe Lawrence Sutcliffe introduces another cou...

The Castle

, Start Time: 16:00 Slaughterhouse Café Cromarty, IV11 8YE

(Cert 15) (1997) (84 mins) Dir: Rob Stitch A classic Australian comedy-drama with Eric Bana in his first movie. The Kerrigans are proud of...

An Animation Conversation

, Start Time: 16:30 The Old Brewery / Festival Hub Burnside Place, Old Town, Cromarty IV11 8XQ

(60 mins) Joining us at this year’s festival for part of our animation strand, are two of Scotland’s most celebrated animators, Wil...

His Girl Friday

, Start Time: 17:30 The Victoria Hall High Street, Cromarty IV11 8YR

(Cert U) (1940) (intro - 15 mins; film - 92 mins) Dir: Howard Hawks Guest: Karen Krizanovich As close to perfection as you could possibl...

Iona

, Start Time: 17:30 The Stables Cromarty,

(Cert 15) (2015) (83 mins) Dir: Scott Graham Guests: Margaret Matheson & Orla O'Connor Led by the wonderfully watchable Ruth Neg...

Hell or High Water

, Start Time: 20:30 The Victoria Hall High Street, Cromarty IV11 8YR

(Cert 15) (2016) (102 mins) Dir: David Mackenzie A great film directed by Scottish director and CFF former guest, David Mackenzie. When th...

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

, Start Time: 20:30 Screen Machine Bank Street, Cromarty, IV11

(Cert 15) (2014) (intro - 15 mins; film - 101 mins) Dir: Ana Lily Amirpour A filmic juxtaposition, of all accounts. Set in an Iranian city,...

The Big Lebowski

, Start Time: 22:30 Slaughterhouse Café Cromarty, IV11 8YE

(Cert 18) (1998) (Intro - 15 mins; film - 118 mins) Dir: Joel and Ethan Coen Guest: Iain Smith Typically stunning visuals and sharp dial...

Deadpool

, Start Time: 22:30 The Victoria Hall High Street, Cromarty IV11 8YR

(Cert 15) (2016) (118 mins) Dir: Tim Miller This is the action-packed, original story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary,...

Buster Keaton

, Start Time: 09:00 Slaughterhouse Café Cromarty, IV11 8YE

(240 mins) Drop in for coffee, toast or a muffin and a series of classic Buster Keaton silent short movies. Tickets: FREE

Animation Workshop 2

, Start Time: 10:00 The Old Brewery / Festival Hub Burnside Place, Old Town, Cromarty IV11 8XQ

Under 12s (120 mins) Led by Ross Hogg, workshops will be running on Saturday (over 12s) and twice on Sunday (for under 12s) to encompass all a...

My Life as a Courgette

, Start Time: 10:30 Screen Machine Bank Street, Cromarty, IV11

(Cert PG) (2016) (70 mins) Dir: Claude Barras A beautiful, moving masterpiece depicting the raw reality of a child’s life. This is no...

Afloat

, Start Time: 11:00 Old Buoy Store Harbour, Cromarty,

(Cert U) (2014) (27 mins) Dir & Guest: Neville Gabie One not just for the Black Isle’s numerous rowers. In 2012/13, internationa...

An Inconvenient Sequel

, Start Time: 11:00 Ben's House 33 Bank Street,

(Cert PG) (2016) (98 mins) Dir: Bonni Cohen, John Shenk Ex-Vice President, Al Gore’s follow-up to his Oscar-winning documentary, An ...

Code Inconnu

, Start Time: 12:00 Screen Machine Bank Street, Cromarty, IV11

(Cert U) (2001) (Intro - 15 mins; film - 118 mins; chat - 15 mins) Dir: Michael Haneke Guest: Margaret Matheson Haneke brings his usual ...

Scottish Shorts - Crossing Over

, Start Time: 12:30 Old Buoy Store Harbour, Cromarty,

(Intro - 15 mins; film - 82 mins) Glasgow Short Film Festival is delighted to return to Cromarty with two programmes drawn from our tenth anniv...

Tommy's Honour

, Start Time: 13:30 The Victoria Hall High Street, Cromarty IV11 8YR

(Cert PG) (2016) (Intro - 15 mins; film - 112 mins) Dir & Guest: Jason Connery Set against the early days of the sport and the stunning...

Animation Workshop 3

, Start Time: 14:00 The Old Brewery / Festival Hub Burnside Place, Old Town, Cromarty IV11 8XQ

Under 12s (120 mins) Led by Ross Hogg, workshops will be running on Saturday (over 12s) and twice on Sunday (for under 12s) to encompass all a...

Moving Image Archive Programme 2

, Start Time: 14:00 The Stables Cromarty,

A series of fascinating short documentaries about life in the Highlands in the relatively recent past, introduced by Allan Mackay. NORTHERN CON...

Hatter's Castle

, Start Time: 15:30 Screen Machine Bank Street, Cromarty, IV11

(Cert U) (1942) (Intro - 15 mins; film - 102 mins) Dir: Lance Comfort Guest: Lawrence Sutcliffe Lawrence Sutcliffe introduces a melodram...

Akenfield

, Start Time: 16:00 The Stables Cromarty,

(Cert 12A) (1974) (Intro - 15 mins; film - 98 mins; chat - 15 mins) Dir: Peter Hall Guest: Rex Pyke This is an extraordinary film made f...

Animation Workshop Showcase

, Start Time: 17:00 Cromarty Lighthouse George Street, Cromarty IV11 8YJ

(20 mins) Come and witness the products and creations of those that took part in Ross Hogg's animation workshops on Saturday and Sunday, screen...

Paddington 2

, Start Time: 17:30 Screen Machine Bank Street, Cromarty, IV11

(Cert PG) (2017) (105 mins) Dir: Paul King The second opportunity to see this brand new film over the weekend! Paddington 2 should be p...

Finale: The Big Sick

, Start Time: 19:00 The Victoria Hall High Street, Cromarty IV11 8YR

(Cert 15) (2017) (119 mins) Dir: Michael Showalter Tender, bittersweet and funny, a well-told, simple story can achieve a lot. Heartfelt...

2017 Programme

We are delighted to present the 2017 programme for the 11th Cromarty Film Festival. View it on this website or download a copy.