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Lindfield arts and film festival this weekend

JPMT 130413 Lindfield Arts Festival Zumba 'flashmob' in The Orchard, Haywards Heath. Photo by Derek Martin

JPMT 130413 Lindfield Arts Festival Zumba 'flashmob' in The Orchard, Haywards Heath. Photo by Derek Martin

Lindfield Arts Festival programs and tickets are on sale now for the weekend-long event that begins today (Friday).

Events take place through the village in shops, churches, halls, pubs, restaurants and in neighbouring Walstead spreading outwards from the ‘festival village’ on Lindfield Common.

Full details of all that is happening, including the numerous free activities, and how to apply for some of the ‘ticket only’ events can be found on the Lindfield Arts Festival website. Details of the Lindfield Arts Film Festival are detailed below:-

Saturday 11th May

10 am - 12 Noon United Reform Church, Lindfield High Street;

Filmmakers Competition

Screening the festival judging panel’s choices in the Filmmakers competition and announcing the

winner to the Lindfield Arts Festival Filmmakersʼ competition.

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Three working photographers who will each show a film and discuss its making and their views on documentary.

11am Free Church Lewis Road, Lindfield:-

FEATURE Director Nick Askew. Film: On the Train Kyoto; A short film about an artist called Morgan.

Nick makes very revealing films about lifeʼs lessons and learnings, This Event is not ticketed.

11.30 am Free Church Lewis Road, Lindfield:-

FEATURE; Director Phill Stebbing. Film: Afghan Star

After 30 years of war and Taliban rule, pop idol

has come to Afghanistan. This film follows the dramatic stories of four contestants craving to succeed in the

emerging Pop culture. This Event is not ticketed

12.30 am Free Church Lewis Road, Lindfield:-

FEATURE; Director Clare Richards. Film: Woman on Tap

A documentary about a community of women in Barrow in Furness who come together through a tap dance class. This Event is not ticketed

15.30pm Free Church, Lewis Road, Lindfield:-

FEATURE; Director Hax. Living Positively

A documentary on how one man in Kenya has managed to turn his life around after becoming HIV Positive after a life of drink and drug to become a pillar in his community and educator against the stigma of HIV and Aids in East Africa. This Event is not ticketed.

Film History in Focus

14.15 pm United Reform Church,Top Floor, High Street, Lindfield.

FEATURE; An interview with Sandra Lean

A very rare interview with Lady Sandra Lean, wife of acclaimed director David Lean. Amongst his many films is ʻLawrence of Arabiaʼ. Sandra will reveal the man behind the director, Sharing, anecdotes and his approach to filmmaking and story telling.

Sunday the 12th May

Two workshop event run by Richard Melman and Delissa Needham, there is a rare opportunity to get some insightful advice on succeeding in todays broadcast world.

Between them Delissa and Richard have commissioned, produced, directed or filmed over 1000 hours of programs. They’ve worked with the BBC, C4 and C5, ITV, History, Discovery, Nat. Geo, PBS, CNN and many more. Their work has ranged from “God’s Nudists” to the “Cold War” and pretty much everything in between.

12.15 Bent Arms, Lindfield High Street:-

Filmmaking Workshop 1: 101 ways not to get your programme commissioned

Run by Richard Melman and Delissa Needham.

Richard and Delissa have learned the hard way, the wrong way, the vaguely immoral way and occasionally -

the right way, of getting brilliant (and some not quite so brilliant) television ideas commissioned.

14.15 Bent Arms, Lindfield High Street:-

Filmmaking Workshop 2: How to construct a riveting Narrative

The second workshop by Richard and Delissa again is on a crucial subject in the world of documentary making.

Hax, the film festival organiser, who knows the two presenters well says that knowing both of their dry sense of humour these two workshops will not only be very informative, but also very amusing.

 

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