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Chagfilm 2019 is now over! Thank you to everyone who came along, our special guests, volunteers, friends, and sponsors.

If you are wondering what you missed and you’re thinking of coming in 2020, you can download a PDF of the Chagfilm 2019 programme or view the programme of events below.

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Sunday 22nd September

Outdoor Projection

  • Time: 8pm
  • Venue: Outdoors
  • Price: Free!
  • Type: Film screening

Black Beam Projection company are coming to light up The Pepper Pot in the town square with a fabulous display, made up of highlights from the exciting events we can look forward to during the 2019 Chagford Film Festival.

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Monday 23rd September

Film poster for 'The Favourite'

Opening Extravaganza: The Favourite

  • Time: 7.30pm
  • Venue: Endecott House, The Globe Cinema
  • Price: £12 (inc bubbly and canapés)
  • Type: Film screening

Join us for a glass of bubbly and canapés followed by a screening of Oscar-winning film The Favourite starring Olivia Coleman, to welcome in the 2019 Chagford Film Festival

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Tuesday 24th September

Film poster for 'Miles Ahead'

Miles Ahead

  • Time: 2pm
  • Venue: Jubilee Hall
  • Price: £7
  • Type: Film screening

A wildly entertaining, impressionistic, no-holds barred portrait of one of the 20th century music’s creative geniuses, Miles Davis, with a career defining performance by Oscar nominee Don Cheadle

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'Amazing Grace' film poster

Amazing Grace

  • Time: 4pm
  • Venue: Jubilee Hall
  • Price: £7
  • Type: Film screening

Two days of Baptist church condensed to 90 minutes and injected directly into your soul. Shot in 1972 over a 48-hour period in Watts’ New Temple Missionary Baptist Church, capturing the live recording of Aretha Franklin’s Amazing Grace

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A scene from the opera film 'Mozart in Turkey'

Mozart in Turkey

  • Time: 7.30pm
  • Venue: The Globe Cinema
  • Price: £12
  • Type: Film screening, Q and A

In collaboration with the highly respected Two Moors Festival, a screening of a film of and about Mozart’s opera, The Abduction from the Seraglio. One-third documentary and two-thirds filmed theatre, this fascinating experiment revolves around a staging of Mozart’s first popular success. Director Mick Csaky joins us for a question and answer session after the film

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Wild Rose

Wild Rose

  • Time: 7.30pm
  • Venue: Jubilee Hall
  • Price: £7
  • Type: Film screening

Rose-Lynn Harlan is bursting with raw talent, charisma and cheek – and fresh out of prison. All she wants is to get out of Glasgow and make it as a country singer in Nashville

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Wednesday 25th September

almodovar bad education

La Mala Educación (Bad Education)

  • Time: 1.30pm
  • Venue: Jubilee Hall
  • Price: £7
  • Type: Film screening, Q and A

One of Almodovar’s darker cinematic subjects, Bad Education explores themes of love, abuse and murder. Through the reuniting of childhood friends, we look back to their childhood growing up under the watchful eyes of Catholic priests.

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Scene from 'The Smallest Show on Earth'

The Smallest Show on Earth

  • Time: 2pm
  • Venue: Endecott House
  • Price: £10
  • Type: Film screening, Q and A

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Summer 1993 film poster

Estiu 1993 (Summer 1993)

  • Time: 4pm
  • Venue: Jubilee Hall
  • Price: £7
  • Type: Film screening, Q and A

Set in the countryside of Catalonia and documenting the experiences of loss, transition and identity through the scenes of Frida (Laia Artigas) at play with her cousin, and now adopted sister Ana

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Film poster for Linha de Passe

Linha de Passe (Life Goes On)

  • Time: 7pm
  • Venue: Jubilee Hall
  • Price: £7
  • Type: Film screening, Q and A

Cleuza is a single mother who works in the São Paulo apartment of a middle-class family. The film narrates the experiences of her four sons as they struggle to make their way in the world from their poverty-stricken beginnings. Directed by Walter Salles (known for the Oscar-winning The Motorcycle Diaries).

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Anime

An Intro to Anime with Emily Fussell

  • Time: 7.30pm
  • Venue: The Globe Cinema
  • Price: £10
  • Type: Film screening, Talk

Emily Fussell (of the BBFC, and a guest at Chagfilm 2018), introduces us to the world of ‘anime’, focusing on the weird and wonderful elements that make anime so unlike anything else. Followed by a screening of a classic anime film.

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Film poster for Calamity Jane

Calamity Jane Singalong

  • Time: 7.30pm
  • Venue: Chagford Church
  • Price: Cancelled
  • Type: Film screening, Singalong

Sorry, this event has been cancelled. See below for the singalong version of Oklahoma which we are showing instead. If you already have tickets for Calamity Jane, they are still valid, or you can request a refund.

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Oklahoma film poster

Oklahoma Singalong

  • Time: 7.30pm
  • Venue: Chagford Church
  • Price: £5
  • Type: Film screening

Join us for a rousing singalong version of the 1955 American classic, based on the 1943 Rodgers and Hammerstein musical

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Thursday 26th September

Darren Eden

The Hero’s Journey, with Bohemian Rhapsody

  • Time: 10am
  • Venue: Jubilee Hall
  • Price: £20
  • Type: Film screening, Workshop

A fascinating workshop where Darren Eden takes you behind the scenes on ‘The Hero’s Journey’ to reveal the secret that makes a movie magical. Followed by a screening of Bohemian Rhapsody and a Q&A to discuss what you have learnt.

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McQueen

McQueen

  • Time: 7.30pm
  • Venue: The Globe Cinema
  • Price: £7
  • Type: Film screening

Nominated for two BAFTAs, McQueen is a personal look at the extraordinary life, career and artistry of Alexander McQueen. Through exclusive interviews with his closest friends and family, recovered archives, exquisite visuals and music, McQueen is an authentic celebration and thrilling portrait of an inspired yet tortured fashion visionary.

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The Camino Voyage film poster

The Camino Voyage

  • Time: 7.30pm
  • Venue: Jubilee Hall
  • Price: £12
  • Type: Film screening, Q and A

For hundreds of years people sailed from Ireland to A Coruña in Northern Spain and walked the Camino to Santiago de Compostela from there. This inspiring crew, including a writer, artist and stonemason, began their own version of this historical 2,500km voyage in 2014. They rowed from West Kerry in a Naomhóg (a traditional West Kerry rowing curragh/boat) built themselves, following the routes of their ancestors.

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Friday 27th September

Comic Art Masterclass

Comic Art Masterclass

  • Time: 5pm
  • Venue: Endecott House
  • Price: Free!
  • Type: Workshop

Fancy having a go at making your own comic? Cartoonist and writer Kev F Sutherland is a Beano and Marvel artist who shows children and adults all there is to know about making comic strips, and teaches you the tricks of the trade. You’ll get to create and take home a caricature of yourself!

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Film poster for Blackkklansman

BlacKkKlansman

  • Time: 7.30pm
  • Venue: The Globe Cinema
  • Price: £7
  • Type: Film screening

From visionary filmmaker Spike Lee, the incredible true story of Ron Stallworth, the first African-American detective to serve in the Colorado Springs Police Department. He bravely sets out on a dangerous mission: infiltrate and expose the Ku Klux Klan.

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Black Panther

Black Panther

  • Time: 7.30pm
  • Venue: Endecott House
  • Price: £7
  • Type: Film screening

The legendary superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. When King T’Challa returns to his home nation Wakanda, he is put to the test as both king and Black Panther when he is drawn into a conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the world at risk.

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Saturday 28th September

The Kid Who Would Be King

The Kid Who Would be King

  • Time: 2pm
  • Venue: Endecott House
  • Price: £3.50
  • Type: Film screening, Kids event

Our Saturday afternoon kids’ matinee, a wonderful film about kinghts, swords, wizards, friends, enemies, and discovering yourself

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Flaming feather performing at Chagford Film Festival

Saturday Street Theatre

  • Time: 6pm
  • Venue: Outdoors
  • Price: Free!
  • Type: Performance

The famous Chagfilm Saturday evening street theatre, with Elton John and Flaming Feathers, to get you in the mood for the finale film

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Elton John in Rocketman

Rocketman

  • Time: 7.30pm
  • Venue: Endecott House, The Globe Cinema
  • Price: £12
  • Type: Film screening, Q and A

Our closing night finale film is Rocketman – an epic musical fantasy about the incredible human story of Elton John’s breakthrough years. With very special guest, Oscar-winner Chris Dickens who edited the film. Choose a normal screening or the singalong version!

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