Official Selection for Nottingham International Film Festival 2019 Announced!
The Nottingham International Film Festival is excited to announce the official line-up for the fourth edition of the festival.
Taking place over three days from the 15th-17th November at the Nottingham Contemporary the festival will screen a selection of films from around the world and will include world and UK premieres across feature films, documentaries, short films, experimental and animation and music videos.
After three years the festival has developed a reputation for screening the best independent films from around the world in a city that is rich with history and legends. The festival is ready to build on the success of previous years and for the first time will be hosted by the Nottingham Contemporary, the city’s most unique, thrilling and inspiring venue.
NOTTIFF aims to bring filmmakers closer to audiences with post screening Q&A’s and filmmaker panels. Highlights include the opening night film and the UK premiere of Le Champion, a documentary about Australian boxing champion Sakio Bika, the European premiere of romantic drama Cerulean Blue and South By Southwest favourite J.R. 'Bob' Dobbs and the Church of the SubGenius, a documentary about the controversial underground movement the Church of the Subgenius.
NOTTIFF2019 is also screening an eclectic mix of short films starring some of the biggest names in British film, including This Time Away with Timothy Spall, A Battle In Waterloo starring Jessie Buckley, Fingers Crossed which stars Jason Watkins, Luger with Jack Whitehall, I Didn’t, I Wasn’t, I Amn’t which features Aidan Gillen and O Holy Ghost which stars Ben Whishaw.
Tickets and passes are on sale now and include full weekend passes and a four-film pass, which can be used for short sessions and feature films. Tickets for opening night include both Le Champion and opening night shorts in the price of one ticket.
Director of Programming Deborah Jones says “this years line-up is an incredible mix of film, our aim as a festival is to bring the best of independent cinema to the people of Nottingham and with this line-up we are certainly doing so”