2000AD Q&A

Roots Restaurant was the venue to a special Q&A with experienced comic book writer John Smith and comic book illustrator Tim Perkins. Fans took the opportunity to ask questions about their experiences working for publications such as Marvel and DC Comics following a screening of Future Shock: The Story of 2000AD.

2016 Competition

Submissions Now Closed for 2016 A BIG THANK YOU TO ALL THOSE WHO SUBMITTED THEIR FILMS Pennine Film Festival proudly accepts entries via FilmFreeway.com, the world’s best online submission platform. FilmFreeway offers free HD online screeners, unlimited video storage, digital press kits, and more. The Pennine Film Festival is a premiere event at the heart of…

Pride, Matilda and Sideways

THURSDAY 4TH June 2015 Pride (2014) (15) with Special Q&A with Mike Jackson Based on a true events, Pride is an extraordinary story of U.K. gay activists who work to help miners during their lengthy strike of the National Union of Mineworkers in the summer of 1984 developing in an unlikely alliance between two different…

Mike Hodges Retrospective

Cinephiles took an opportunity to put questions to one of Britain’s most revered film directors Mike Hodges following a screening of his cult classic Get Carter at the newly refurbished Accrington Town Hall Ballroom.  Mike Hodges was born on July 29, 1932 in Bristol, England as Michael Tommy Hodges. He is a director and producer,…

Ghostbusters & The Exorcist

THURSDAY 13TH MARCH 2015 The Exorcist (1973) (18) The Exorcist thrilled an audience at Accrington Town Hall, as part of the Pennine Film Festival. The 1973 movie shows the exorcism of a 12-year-old girl by two priests. Festival director Stephen Murphy, speaking to the Lancashire Telegraph in March, said: “We are already starting to plan…

2015 Competition

2015 Competition Winners Best narrative feature Suburbanite (2014) Deep in the heart of suburbia, Grice, a twenty four year old unemployed Filipino college graduate, spends his days sleeping in and nights roaming around aimlessly on his folding bike with Diggs, his childhood friend. Dir. Ryan Jameson / USA / 62 mins Best narrative short Prometeusz (2014)…

Pennine 2015 Programme

Checkout out our Facebook Page to browse through photos from our previous festivals 13th – 20th March 2015 The Pennine Film Festival is a premiere event at the heart of Lancashire that develops and inspires young and new filmmakers. Most events are FREE to the public but numbers are limited.  To book your place for any of…