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Cinemôr Cinema Tipi at Barry Island Weekenders

Human Traffic
Friday, 27 July 2018 - 11:00am to Sunday, 29 July 2018 - 9:00pm
Cinema Tipi, Barry Island Beachfront

For the first time, the successful Sinemaes cinema tipi is coming to Barry Island with a three-day programme celebrating Welsh film offering screenings and workshops. Coordinated in partnership with the Vale of Glamorgan Council and partners. We won’t issue tickets – seating will be first-come, first-served and unreserved. Doors will open 5 minutes before each event starts.

BAFTA Cymru and Vale of Glamorgan Council, working in partnership with Into Film, Film Hub Wales and the National Screen and Sound Archive of Wales present Cinemôr, a free programme of screenings and activities celebrating Welsh film and television and the year of the sea. Capacity limited to 40. Tickets available on a first-come, first-served basis.


Friday 27 July

Worst Witch11:00 – 12:00
Q&A session: Directing Hetty Feather and Worst Witch

Come and hear director Delyth Thomas, who has worked on many programmes for families and adults talk about her work on Hetty Feather, Worst Witch, Tracy Beaker and more and ask your questions about working in television and how these BAFTA-winning series get to the screen.



13:30 – 14:00
Workshop: Create your own soundtrack to the Jerry the Troublesome Tyke animation

Come and join in this session where you will have a rare chance to create a score, and make the effects of a sound to Jerry the Tyke as he creates havoc, by playing along with instruments provided. Come and beat some drums or just enjoy the fun with BAFTA winning composer John Rea and Mei Gwynedd.



Jerry14:00 – 14:30   
Q&A session: Who was Jerry the Troublesome Tyke?

Come and find out more about the Cardiff animator Syd Griffiths and his creation Jerry, a cartoon dog created during the silent film era to be shown throughout British cinemas as part of Pathé Pictorial's screen news-magazines and the first animated series to be made in Wales.



Archive Coastal15:00 – 16:30
Screening: Coastal Wales on Film

This selection of films from the National Screen and Sound Archive of Wales collection has a sharp tang of sea salt as we drop in on beaches and promenades, harbours and islands for a glimpse of Wales’s coastal life through the 20th century. From Prestatyn to Penclawdd, from Bardsey to Barry, we will see how Welsh waters have sustained fishing, global trading and whole summers of unforgettable holidays – so shake the sand from your sandwiches and join us for a fascinating coastal cruise! Part of BFI Britain on Film: bfi.org.uk/britain-on-film


Tiger Bay17:30 – 18:30
Screening: Tiger Bay, 1959 (U)

Starring: Hayley Mills, John Mills, Horst Buchholz
A British crime drama, starring John Mills as a police superintendent investigating a murder; his real life daughter Hayley Mills, in her first major film role, as a girl who witnesses the murder; and Horst Buchholz as a young sailor who commits the murder in a moment of passion. The film was shot mostly on location in the Tiger Bay district of Cardiff and features many authentic scenes of the street culture of the time, along with many dockside shots and scenes in real pubs and the surrounding countryside.

Edge of Love19:00 - 21:00
Screening: The Edge of Love, 2008 (15)

Starring Kiera Knightley, Matthew Rhys, Cillian Murphy and Sienna Millar
Two feisty, free-spirited women are connected by a charismatic poet who loves them both. The passion and pathos of legendary poet Dylan Thomas is told through the lives of two women. Vera Phillips and Dylan were childhood sweethearts; fast forward ten years and the two reconnect in war-time London. She’s working as a singer whilst he’s churning out propaganda scripts for government in aid of the war effort. The two feel the thunderbolt once more, but Thomas is now married to the adventurous Caitlin.


Saturday 28 July

Sinemaes12:00 - 14:00
Filmmaking Activities

Join Into Film Cymru to watch some ‘sea and coastal’ themed short animations and take part in filmmaking activities; from hands-on animation drop-in workshops to finding out more about film locations and making your own film sound effects.





Archive Coastal15:00 – 16:30
Screening: Coastal Wales on Film

This selection of films from the National Screen and Sound Archive of Wales collection has a sharp tang of sea salt as we drop in on beaches and promenades, harbours and islands for a glimpse of Wales’s coastal life through the 20th century. From Prestatyn to Penclawdd, from Bardsey to Barry, we will see how Welsh waters have sustained fishing, global trading and whole summers of unforgettable holidays – so shake the sand from your sandwiches and join us for a fascinating coastal cruise! Part of BFI Britain on Film: bfi.org.uk/britain-on-film


Beautiful Mistake John Cale17:00 – 18:30
Screening: Camgymeriad Gwych (Beautiful Mistake), 2000 (12)

As Glastonbarry kicks off nearby we will celebrate Welsh music with this documentary film which follows a group of Welsh musicians interacting and playing in the studio in Cardiff Bay and features James Dean Bradfield, members of the Super Furry Animals, John Cale, Cerys Matthews and others.

In Welsh with subtitles (but mainly singing)


Human Traffic19:00 – 22:00
Vale Venues Presents: Screening of Human Traffic, 1999 (18)

For Jip, Lulu, Koop, Nina and Moff, the dead-end jobs they endure during the week just kill the time until Friday night. That's when they cut very loose and get on the crazy roller coaster ride that takes them right through to Monday morning. An adrenaline-pumped comedy, "Human Traffic" chronicles the ups and downs - both chemical and emotional - of five friends whose weekends are filled with endless clubbing, pubbing and partying where there are no rules, no limits and no saying "no." Shot on location in Cardiff by BAFTA Cymru-winning director Justin Kerrigan.


­­­­­­Sunday 29 July

Song of the Sea13:00 – 14:00
Screening: Song of the Sea, 2014 (PG)

Ben, a young Irish boy, and his little sister Saoirse, a girl who can turn into a seal, go on an adventure to free the fairies and save the spirit world.





Archive Coastal14:30 – 16:00
Screening: Coastal Wales on Film

This selection of films from the National Screen and Sound Archive of Wales collection has a sharp tang of sea salt as we drop in on beaches and promenades, harbours and islands for a glimpse of Wales’s coastal life through the 20th century. From Prestatyn to Penclawdd, from Bardsey to Barry, we will see how Welsh waters have sustained fishing, global trading and whole summers of unforgettable holidays – so shake the sand from your sandwiches and join us for a fascinating coastal cruise! Part of BFI Britain on Film: bfi.org.uk/britain-on-film



Very Annie Mary17:30 – 19:00
Screening: Very Annie Mary, 2001 (15)

A comedy and musical starring Rachel Griffiths and Jonathan Pryce. It is a coming-of-age tale, set in south Wales, about a woman in her 30s who lives with her verbally abusive father. It was filmed on location in Bridgend, Cardiff and Newbridge.




The Chamber19:30 – 21:30
Screening: The Chamber, 2016 (15)

A special ops unit commandeers a research vessel and its submersible to locate an item at the bottom of the Yellow Sea. When an explosion causes the sub to take on water, the crew members quickly realize that not all of them are going to survive. This BAFTA Cymru-nominated film was filmed at Sony’s Junction 35 Studios, Bridgend.