Programme


The wait is over! We proudly present the 10th Anniversary Cromarty Film Festival 2016 programme...

 

 

Friday, December 2nd 2016

The Festival Opening Event

Cromarty Lighthouse , Cromarty at 18:30

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

Touching The Void (15) (2004) (101 mins)

Screen Machine, at 19:30

Tickets: £7 adults / £3 under 16 Guest: Kevin Macdonald Touching the Void towers above the rest of that rarest of all film genres: docudrama. It leaves you emotionally and physically sp...

Hula

The Old Brewery / Festival Hub, Cromarty at 21:30

Duration: 25 mins Tickets: FREE Guest: Robin Haig Dir. Robin Haig Hula stars Taggart’s Blythe Duff and won Best Drama at the BAFTA New Talent Awards. It’s about an &l...

Ghostbusters (12A) (2016) (116 mins)

The Victoria Hall, Cromarty at 22:30

Tickets: £5 adult / £3 under 16 The first Ghostbusters film was breathtakingly made thirty years ago. Any remake of a classic struggles to be accepted as being as good at the original. The ori...

Saturday, December 3rd 2016

The Messy Ness

East Hall,

Time: 10.30 & 11.30 Duration: 30 mins Tickets: £3 (accompanying adult free) This year the CFF is pleased to offer an event for our youngest audience members a 30 minute ...

I Wanna Be Like You-ooh-ooh

The Victoria Hall, Cromarty at 09:00 - 09:30

Tickets: FREE Free Mask-Making workshop to join the Jungle Book gang. Come along and make a mask to match Baloo and King Louie in colour and style. We’ll kick off with a procession to show off your masks, ending at th...

The Jungle Book (PG) (2016) (105 mins)

Screen Machine, at 10:00

Tickets: £5 adults, £3 under 16 The year of remakes! This is a lavish remake of the 1967 classic that takes computer- generated films to a new height. This is a wondrous piece of work. A re-imagini...

Young Frankenstein (PG) (1974) (106 mins)

Ben's House, at 11:00

Tickets: FREE Guest: Lawrence Sutcliffe Following his two best comedies, The Producers (our final festival film at Resolis) and Blazing Saddles, Mel Brooks continued his streak of comic anarchy with Young...

Gosford Park (15) (2001) (137 mins)

The Stables, at 12:00

Tickets: £7 adults / £3 under 16 Guest: Jenny Beavan Maverick American filmmaker Robert Altman, takes a witty and absorbing look at the foibles of the British class system in this intellige...

The Divide (18) (2016) (78 mins)

The Victoria Hall, Cromarty at 12:00

Tickets: £7 adults Guest: Christopher Hird Brought to the festival by the producer Christopher Hird, this is a remarkable documentary about inequality in the U.K. and the U.S.A. Kathari...

Glasgow Short Film Festival Showcase (90 mins)

Screen Machine, at 12:00

Tickets: £5 A selection of Scottish and international shorts; highlights from the acclaimed Glasgow Short film Festival 2016 curated by it’s director, Matt Lloyd. To see the full list of six short fil...

Incident at Loch Ness (13) (2005) (94 mins)

Sutor Creek , Cromarty at 15:00

Tickets: £5 adults / £3 under 16 Guest: Lawrence Sutcliffe Directed by Zak Penn, produced by and starring Werner Herzog, this mock documentary chronicles the story of the making and unmaking of...

The Highlands of Yesteryear (90 mins)

The Victoria Hall, Cromarty at 15:00

Tickets: £5 adults Guest: Allan Mackay A trawl through the film collection of the National Library of Scotland’s Moving Image Archive showing how the landscape of the Highlands and the lives of Highland residents change...

Singing in the Rain (U) (1952) (102 mins)

The Victoria Hall, Cromarty at 17:30

Tickets: £7 adults / £3 under 16 Guest: Kevin MacDonald Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds and Donald O’Connor star in Singin’ in the Rain, one of the greate...

Under the Skin (15) (2014) (108 mins)

The Stables, at 17:30

Tickets: £7 adults / £3 under 16 Guest: Michel Faber A very loose adaptation of Michel Faber’s unsettling and wonderful novel Under the Skin. Directed by Jonathan Glazer who...

Life of Brian (15) (1979) (90 mins)

The Victoria Hall, Cromarty at 20:30

Tickets: £7 adults / £3 under 16 Guest: Jon Snow If you knew that Channel 4 News presenter Jon Snow was the son of the Bishop of Whitby you might not be too surprised to learn that one of his...

Drifters (1929) (50 mins)

Screen Machine, at 20:30

Tickets: £7 adults / £3 under 16 Guests: Drew Wright & Hamish Brown This is a festival highlight and a chance to harken back to the early days of silent cinema. We have not screened a documentary by the l...

Rams (15) (2016) (91 mins)

Screen Machine, at 22:30

Tickets: £5 adults / £3 under 16 This charming, stunningly shot drama focuses on two Icelandic sheep farmers whose decades-long feud comes to a head when disaster strikes thei...

Sunday, December 4th 2016

The BFG (PG) (2016) (117 mins)

Screen Machine, at 10:30

Tickets: £5 adults / £3 under 16 Steven Spielberg’s latest offering. A wonderful sympathetic adaptation of Roald Dahl’s extraordinary children’s book The Big ...

The Playboys (12) (1992) (106 mins)

The Stables, at 12:00

Tickets: £7 adults / £3 under 16 Guest: Andy Harris Directed by past cff guest Gillies Mackinnon. Set in Ireland and starring the statuesque Albert Finney, this is solid,...

Maggie and Me (2013) (60 mins)

The Victoria Hall, Cromarty at 12:00

Tickets: £7 adults / £3 under 16 Guest: Jon Snow Journalist Jon Snow provides a personal recollection of Baroness Thatcher: the woman, the leader, the icon, the hate figure/th...

What a Whopper (U) (1961) (86 mins)

Sutor Creek , Cromarty at 15:00

Tickets: £5 adults / £3 under 16 Guest: Lawrence Sutcliffe Just about every comedy stalwart you can think of from the Carry On films and television of the 60s crops up i...

Early Scottish Shorts (90 mins)

The Stables, at 15:00

Tickets: £3 Guest: Allan Mackay The 1990s saw a boom in short film production in Scotland. But what was being shot in earlier years? This programme includes some of the earlier short films preserved in the National library of...

La Grande Illusion (U) (1938) (111 mins)

Screen Machine, at 15:00

Tickets: £7 adults / £3 under 16 Guest: Jenny Beavan Jean Renoir’s powerful and eloquent anti-war film set during World War One. It’s among the most underst...

Grand Finale: The Producers (PG) (1968) (88 mins)

Resolis Memorial Hall, at 18:30

Tickets: £18 Guest: Iain Smith SOLD OUT! Our festival finale at the now infamous Resolis Hall curry night. This is Mel Brook’s first feature, an absolutely hilarious and tasteles...

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