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Shakespeare Film Festival 2018

Join us to see films old and new inspired by Shakespeare

A fantastic chance to combine your love of the movies with your love of Shakespeare

Our 2018 Shakespeare film festival sees the return of popular outdoor screenings at Shakespeare's New Place. Join us to see films old and new inspired by Shakespeare.
Don't miss our animation workshops from top UK animators. It’s a fantastic chance to combine your love of the movies with your love of Shakespeare - or give either one a try for the first time!

Enter Shakespeare Shorts - create a short film inspired by Shakespeare. For more information visit our Shakespeare Shorts competition page. Entries must be received by Wednesday 1 August at 5pm (GMT).

Screening: West Side Story
7.00pm, Friday 21 September - Shakespeare's New Place

Inspired by Romeo and Juliet. West Side Story addresses what happens when love transcends hatred. Although it doesn’t have a happy ending (any more than Romeo and Juliet) it leaves with hope for future reconciliation

Animation Workshops
10.30am & 2.00pm, Saturday 22 September - The Shakespeare Centre, Henley Street

Let animation super star Drew Roper and his team guide you through surprisingly simple techniques to create your very own stop-motion animation. We will run one adults and one children’s session – it’s equally fun for both, and both achieve amazing results!

Screening: Filming Shakespeare Winners
7.00pm, Saturday 22 September - Shakespeare's New Place

Come and see short films made by some of the most talented new film makers around the world. The winner of the 2018 competition will all have responded to the theme of reconciliation in their films inspired by Shakespeare.

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