THE Castle Film Festival starts on Saturday celebrating the venue’s move into the digital age with a nostalgic trip down memory lane.
The venue will screen digitally enhanced blockbusters from the 1940s to today at the festival that runs until Friday, September, 21.
As well as screening classics and new releases, there will be a homage to silent movies, and a documentary about the rapid advance of digital film.
The festival includes 13 titles, including a live theatre play celebrating silent movies, and a pre-national release screening of British film In Love With Alma Cogan (12A), complete with a pre-screening introduction from the film’s writer and director, Tony Britten on Thursday, September 20 at 7.45pm.
The film festival starts with a Red Carpet night screening of West Side Story on Saturday at 8pm.
Complete with pre-show refreshments and music, audience members are invited to dress for the red carpet occasion.
Titles throughout the festival include 1984 (PG), Kind Hearts and Coronets (U), A Night To Remember (PG), Breakfast At Tiffany’s (PG), Ice Age 4: Continental Drift (U), Grease (PG), Jurassic Park (PG), documentary The Last Projectionist (12A), The Red Shows (U), theatre play The Silent Movie Experience, In Love With Alma Cogan (12A) and Mamma Mia (PG).
Tickets for the film festival are priced at £4 per film, however the more films you enjoy the more you save as there is a 10 per cent discount for two to five events and 20 per cent for six to nine events and 30 per cent for 10 to 13 events.
Book online at www. thecastle.org.uk or call the Box Office on 01933 270 007.