Chichester Cinema at New Park

FILM FESTIVAL



Festival 2013

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2013 CHICHESTER INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
HAS BUMPER YEAR SCREENING OVER 100 FILMS IN 18 DAYS

The 22nd Chichester International Film Festival, the South Coast’s major film festival, screened over 115 films at 155 performances with 4,500 attendances over the 18 day festival at four venues in the city, the New Park Centre, home to CIFF, Cineworld, St. John’s Chapel and Priory Park.

General manager Walter Francisco, commented: ‘We are delighted how audiences engaged with the festival, the programme, by Roger Gibson, our festival director, offering film gems for our far-reaching audiences to discover, be challenged, charmed and, above all, entertained at an very high level. From open air screenings to launch the festival to the remarkable number of premieres, previews and new releases and a particular favourite event, live organ music accompanying a silent film, this year’s Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror from 1922, attracting over 120 to St. John’s Chapel. The 22nd film festival has been a bumper one for sheer breadth of entertainment.’

The festival screened 46 premieres and previews and 20 new releases and closed with the preview Austenland, a British-American romantic comedy. World Premiere Gitel joined UK premieres which included The Way Way Back, The Nun, Any Day Now, Sadourni’s Butterflies, In the Name of, The City that Rocked the World, A Magnificent Haunting.

Previews and new releases included What Maisie Knew, Lovelace, 100 Bloody Acres, Turbo, You’re Next, Planes, Letters to Sofija, Kuma, Paris-Manhattan, Come as You Are, Museum Hours, Easy Money, Easy Money II, The Call, Modigliani, John Dies in the End, Lovelace ,Artist and Model, Only God Forgives, starring Ryan Gosling, directed by controversial Danish director Nichalas Winding Refn. The Surprise Film, always a big hit at the festival, was Blue Jasmin, Woody Allen’s latest gold nugget starring Cate Blanchett and screened prior to the September 27 UK opening, a real coup for Roger Gibson.

Seventeen special events included 26 guest directors, producers, actors and others with intros and Q & As. Highlights included a Bobby Wellins Jazz Night and the Preview film, Bobby Wellins: Dreams are Free and a rare screening of celebrated director Kevin Brownlow’s It Happened Here with intro and Q & A by co-writer/director Brownlow.

Any Day Now, UK Premiere, won the coveted Audience Award, Tony Palmer’s Nocturne taking Best Documentary Award.

AUDIENCE AWARD FOR BEST FILM

Any Day Now - 93
Kuma - 88
Blancanieves - 88
The Call - 87
Letters to Sofija - 85
Up and Away - 84
In The Name Of - 83
Winter of Discontent - 83
The Way, Way, Back - 83
Love Tomorrow - 82
Easy Money II - 82
The Artist and the Model - 82
In Love with Alma Cogan - 81
Papadopoulos & Sons - 81
Easy Money - 80
Surprise Film: Blue Jasmine - 76
The Nun - 75
Call Girl - 74
A Magnificent Haunting - 74
What Maisie Knew - 74
Gitel - 73
Fireworks, Wednesday - 73
Lovelace - 73
The Story of a Piano - 71
A Long Way From Home - 70
Paris - Manhattan - 70
A Field in England - 69
Looking For Hortense -68
Austenland - 67
Modigliani - 67
Museum Hours - 62
Motorway - 62
Paradise: Love - 53
Paradise: Hope - 53
Welcome to the Majority - 52
Gorbaciof - 48
Paradise: Faith - 47
Only God Forgives - 43

 

AUDIENCE AWARD FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY

Nocturne - 92
Bobby Wellins: Dreams Are Free
- 91
Sonny Rollins: Beyond the Notes
- 90
Shady Lady
- 88
Happiness…Promised Land
- 87
Mea Maxima Culpa
- 83
The Act of Killing
- 82
Bob Marley: The Making of a Legend
- 75
The City That Rocked the World
- 57