Great Films together with Great Audiences make for Great Film Festivals -
That is exactly what we had in 2018.
Attendances soared for the 27th Chichester International Film Festival at five venues in the city from 3 - 26 August based at Chichester Cinema at New Park. We were delighted to play a significant part in celebrating Bernstein’s Centenary in Chichester alongside films from 35 countries.
Over 30 actors, directors, producers and others in film production attended Q&As; including actor/screenwriter Steve Coogan. Film Awards, voted by the Audience and announced by our Artistic Director Roger Gibson, with 'The Children Act', starring Emma Thompson winning the Audience Award for Best New Film. C’est La Vie, took second place. France’s Les Guardiennes, Xavier Beauvois’ latest film, came third.
Bernstein films dominated two of the categories, 'West Side Story' winning the Classic Award, 'On the Waterfront', with Bernstein’s score, coming second. The Best Documentary award went to Christopher Swann’s 1984 film, 'Leonard Bernstein Conducting West Side Story: The Making of a Recording' with Kiri Te Kanawa and José Carreras.
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