Saturday, December 2nd 2017

Paddington Bear Workshop

The Victoria Hall, Cromarty at 09:30

FREE! 45 mins. For Under 12s Ahead of Paddington 2 we will get into the adventurous spirit with his favourite snack and bear masks. All you need is yourselves and a hankering for marmalade! We'll make our way down to the screening toge...

Animation Workshop 1

The Old Brewery / Festival Hub, Cromarty at 10:00

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 16mm animation workshop, you will be able to create your own colourful and abstract animated loops by...

Paddington 2

Screen Machine, at 10:30

SOLD OUT (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 world a bit wearing. It’s probably possible to not absolutely love it, but it&rsq...

Casting for Film & TV

The Victoria Hall, Cromarty at 12:00

(60 mins) In this educative slot, we have had designers, editors, special fx directors, make-up artists, composers. This year, it’s the turn of the casting director. Orla O’Connor is the most vibrant and creative casting director w...

International Shorts: Here Be Dragons

Old Buoy Store, at 12:30

(Intro - 15 mins; film - 85 mins) Glasgow Short Film Festival is delighted to return to Cromarty with two programmes drawn from our tenth anniversary edition. By turns funny, shocking and moving, our selection showcases some of the finest new ...

The Islands and The Whales

The Stables, at 14:00

(2017) (film - 84 mins; chat - 14 mins) Dir & Guest: Mike Day Producer & Guest: Christo Hird In their remote home in the North Atlantic, the Faroe Islanders have always eaten what nature could provide, proud to put local food on...

Moving Image Archive Programme

Old Buoy Store, at 14:30

A series of fascinating short documentaries about life in the Highlands in the relatively recent past, introduced by Allan Mackay. ISLANDS AND COASTS Hebridean Highway (1966) (20 mins) Go on a journey with a hip young traveller in a...

Trouble in the Glen

Screen Machine, at 15:30

(Cert U) (1954) (Intro - 15 mins; film - 90 mins) Dir: Herbert Wilcox Guest: Lawrence Sutcliffe Lawrence Sutcliffe introduces another couthy Scottish, lost “classic”, this time staring Orson Welles. Major Jim 'Lance' ...

The Castle

Slaughterhouse Café, at 16:00

(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 their home on a toxic landfill and directly adjacent to an airport runway. But their happiness is t...

An Animation Conversation

The Old Brewery / Festival Hub, Cromarty at 16:30

(60 mins) Joining us at this year’s festival for part of our animation strand, are two of Scotland’s most celebrated animators, Will Anderson and Ainslie Henderson. Their Edinburgh College of Art graduate films have amassed over 60...

Iona

The Stables, at 17:30

(Cert 15) (2015) (83 mins) Dir: Scott Graham Guests: Margaret Matheson & Orla O'Connor Led by the wonderfully watchable Ruth Negga, the ensemble-acting is stunningly good in this dark film that takes its time revealing its theme...

His Girl Friday

The Victoria Hall, Cromarty at 17:30

(Cert U) (1940) (intro - 15 mins; film - 92 mins) Dir: Howard Hawks Guest: Karen Krizanovich As close to perfection as you could possibly hope for. His Girl Friday is a delirious joy. One of the fastest, funniest and most honestly bruta...

Hell or High Water

The Victoria Hall, Cromarty at 20:30

(Cert 15) (2016) (102 mins) Dir: David Mackenzie A great film directed by Scottish director and CFF former guest, David Mackenzie. When this came out, a friend rang and said, “Wow! David Mackenzie has come of age”. It’s ...

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

Screen Machine, at 20:30

(Cert 15) (2014) (intro - 15 mins; film - 101 mins) Dir: Ana Lily Amirpour A filmic juxtaposition, of all accounts. Set in an Iranian city, its heroine — a skateboarding, vengeful vampire — sets out to reprimand the disrespect ...

Deadpool

The Victoria Hall, Cromarty at 22:30

(Cert 15) (2016) (118 mins) Dir: Tim Miller This is the action-packed, original story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary, Wade Wilson (Ryan Reynolds), who, after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with ...

The Big Lebowski

Slaughterhouse Café, at 22:30

(Cert 18) (1998) (Intro - 15 mins; film - 118 mins) Dir: Joel and Ethan Coen Guest: Iain Smith Typically stunning visuals and sharp dialogue from the Coen Brothers, brought to life with strong performances from John Goodman and Jeff Bri...

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.