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Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House 2015

31 Mar, 2015
by Film4 Team

Film4 Summer Screen returns to Somerset House from 6th to 19th August 2015

Over 14 nights this summer, Film4 Summer Screen stages London’s best-loved outdoor cinema experiences under the stars with a typically eclectic programme of movies for all tastes, from cult classics to new releases and red-carpet premieres. Set within the stately surroundings of Somerset House’s neo-classical courtyard, movie-goers can enjoy a sun-down drink and picnic with early evening live DJ sets and special-guest introductions to selected films.

Amongst the titles planned …

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Dark Horse: Illustrated poster released

27 Mar, 2015 Productions Posted in:

A new illustrated poster has been released for Louise Osmond’s award-winning inspirational documentary Dark Horse: The Incredible True Story Of Dream Alliance, designed by Brighton-based artist Richard Wilkinson.

Dark Horse is the inspirational true story of a group of friends from a Welsh working men’s club who take on the elite ‘sport of kings’ and breed themselves a racehorse. It will receive a special satellite premiere across Wales on April 14th, before a nationwide release on April 17th.

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Dark Horse: Welsh Premiere Announced

26 Mar, 2015 Productions Posted in:

Dark Horse: The Incredible True Story of Dream Alliance

Sundance Award winner Dark Horse: The Incredible True Story Of Dream Alliance will be launching in cinemas across Wales with a special live satellite premiere event from Blackwood, where the film is set and was primarily shot, on Tuesday 14th April, and will then go on general release from 17th April. Tickets for participating cinemas are now available for pre-booking.

After the premiere, key characters from the film, Jan Vokes, Brian Vokes and Howard Davies, …

Bobcat Goldthwait on God Bless America

18 Mar, 2015 Posted in: Behind The Scenes, Film4 Channel

“To me, the best part about being famous is taking down phonies…” As God Bless America receives its UK TV premiere on Film4, writer/director Bobcat Goldthwait (World’s Greatest Dad, Willow Creek) looks back on his razor-sharp, blackly comic satire, in which a middle aged man and a teenage girl take shockingly violent exception to modern-day US popular culture.

Was this a hard film to pitch? There’s a common perception that producers are risk-averse and afraid of controversy. Was that the case …

Editor Chris Wyatt on ’71

09 Mar, 2015 Productions Posted in: DVDs, Guest blog

Editor Chris Wyatt has worked on modern classics of film and TV including  Dead Man’s Shoes, Dreams Of A Life and Dead Set. Here, he talks about his work with Yann Demange on ’71, out now on DVD and Blu-Ray.

Yann Demange and I have had a close working relationship over the last nine years or so. We first met when I’d just finished on This Is England and a mutual friend suggested that we should get together. It was one …

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