Due to circumstances beyond our control, the October 2021 Festival was the last event we were able to host.
We hope to resume at a future date.
The 2021 Film Festival was at the Old Market Hall – October 15- 17th and at Kinokulture – October 22-24th
We were delighted that the Festival was a great success, with good audience figures and the usual lovely atmosphere
It had been, to say the least, an interesting time since our last Festival!! But we came back after Covid etc – and not just to the Old Market Hall in Shrewsbury, but also to another favourite venue- Kinokulture in Oswestry.
Of the 7 films at the OMH, 2 were documentaries and 3 of the others were foreign language films (French, Brazilian and Georgian) with English subtitles. At Kinokulture, we had 3 feature films and 3 shorts. It was not easy to choose the short films: there are a lot of talented film makers out there! 1 was in a foreign language (Spanish) with English subtitles – a trans story/reflection. We will load the film details on to our archive at the foot of this Page as soon as time allows.
There was a good mix of films to choose from…plus, we were delighted that, after the screening of ‘Ahead of the Curve’ (at the OMH at 1.30pm on Oct.16th), there was a post-film discussion/Q&A with Helen Sandler (former Associate Editor of Diva Magazine).
When we are up and running again, we will welcome volunteers to help with all aspects of the Festival; but do contact us anyway if you want to know more – get in touch. We very much appreciated the enthusiasm of our sponsors and donors, that make it all possible
The Festival in 2021 was also supported by Film Hub Midlands through funds from the National Lottery. Film Hub Midlands support people to watch, show, and make films in the Midlands.
As you probably know the film festival is completely organised by volunteers and we are funded by grants, individual donations and sponsorship.
In line with our mission, the films we screen at the Shropshire Rainbow Film Festival aim to entertain, educate, challenge and change.
Crossing our fingers and toes, we look forward to being able to see you at future events.
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