Belfast Film Festival

11th – 20th April 2019

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Events, screenings and talks on TV programmes past and present

The Old Crowd

Directed by Lindsay Anderson

Alan Bennett’s ‘The Old Crowd" was savaged upon its broadcast, its outwardly simplistic plot and offbeat humour alienating the critics. However, these surface qualities were underpinned by a darkly satirical core. Director Lindsay Anderson dismissed the criticism as a knee-jerk response to the drama’s politicallycharged themes.

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The Old Crowd
£5/£3.50

The Shivering Truth

The Shivering Truth is a miniature propulsive omnibus clusterbomb of painfully riotous daymares all dripping with the orange goo of dream logic. A series of loosely linked emotional parables about stories within tales that crawled out of the deepest caverns of your unconscious mind and became lovingly animated in breath-slapping stop motion - in other words, it is the truth.

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£5/£3.50