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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Johnny Depp returns to the big screen as the iconic, swashbuckling anti-hero Jack Sparrow in the all-new "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales," a rip-roaring adventure that finds down-on-his-luck Captain Jack feeling the winds of ill-fortune blowing strongly his way when deadly ghost sailors, led by the terrifying Captain Salazar, escape from the Devil's Triangle bent on killing every pirate at sea - notably Jack.
Tuesday, 30 May 2017 - 7:30pm
New York City
The Loch

TV Preview: The Loch + Q&A

Within the tightly knit community, several local characters will come under suspicion as the monster lurking in their midst begins to terrify and rock the village to its core. Forensic profiler, Blake Albrighton, will assist on the case offering insights borne from the last four cases he’s helped crack with his distinctive way of working.
Thursday, 1 June 2017 - 6:30pm
Grosvenor Cinema, Glasgow


Tensions mount for the beleaguered British Prime Minister Winston Churchill (Brian Cox) in the days leading up to infamous Allied D-Day landings in Normandy, France in June, 1944. Fearful of repeating his deadly mistakes from World War I in the Battle of Gallipoli, exhausted by years of war, plagued by depression and obsessed with his historical destiny, Churchill is reluctant to embark on the large-scale campaign, one that the entire war effort hinges upon.
Thursday, 1 June 2017 - 7:00pm
New York City

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

DreamWorks Animation presents CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS: THE FIRST EPIC MOVIE, a hilarious and zany animated feature based on the best-selling author and illustrator Dav Pilkey’s beloved Captain Underpants book series. The film centers on the friendship between two creative and mischievous fourth-grade boys, who accidentally turn their mean principal into Captain Underpants, a bumbling superhero of their own creation.
Saturday, 3 June 2017 - 11:00am
New York City

My Cousin Rachel

A dark and layered romance, MY COUSIN RACHEL tells the story of a young Englishman who plots revenge against his mysterious and beautiful cousin, believing that she murdered his guardian. His feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling helplessly and obsessively in love with her.
Monday, 5 June 2017 - 7:00pm
New York City
American Justice

The Story Behind the Truth

With investigative and observational documentaries being as popular as ever, join producer/director Arthur Cary from Minnow Films; the company behind the acclaimed series THE DETECTIVES and most recently, AMERICAN JUSTICE as he discusses the making of high profile content under considerable time pressures.
Thursday, 8 June 2017 - 2:45pm
Studio 2 (2nd Floor), Eden Court, Inverness

Welsh Networking drinks at DocFest

To celebrate the Welsh film Queerama (Ie Ie Productions) opening this year's Sheffield Doc Fest and to gather Welsh filmmakers attending the festival, we are co-hosting drinks with Ffilm Cymru Wales and Dogfen Cymru/Documentary Wales.
Friday, 9 June 2017 - 5:30pm
The Old House, Sheffield

In conversation with...Wildflame

BAFTA Cymru are delighted to invite you to an evening with Paul Islwyn Thomas (CEO) and Connie Fisher (Development Executive, Formats &Feature) from Cardiff's Wildflame - a division of the Flame international distribution network.
Wednesday, 14 June 2017 - 6:00pm
Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff

Workshop: Make a Film the Market Wants - with Samantha Horley

What’s the point of writing a script that will never get financed or making a film that will never be seen? Give yourself the commercial advantage and a better chance of getting your film made, picked up and distributed in this one day workshop. We'll cover all genres and how to mould your ideas to fit what the market wants; worldwide distribution and what buyers and festivals are looking for; you’ll learn positioning, pitching and presenting skills; and get the chance to pitch an idea. 

Saturday, 17 June 2017 - 10:00am
Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama

Preview: Against the Law + Q&A with Daniel Mays, Brian Fillis and Fergus O'Brien

We're working with one of our Festival Partners, Iris Prize, to bring you a preview screening of Against the Law followed by a Q&A with 2017 BAFTA Supporting Actor nominee Daniel Mays (Born to Kill, Rogue One, Line of Duty). Against the Law is BBC2's new factual drama starring Mays and Mark Gatiss that dramatises the events that led to the 1967 Sexual Offences Act which decriminalised homosexual acts in England and Wales. We'll also be showing Daisy & D - the latest short film from Iris Prize winner Arkasha Stevenson.  
Monday, 3 July 2017 - 7:00pm
Cineworld, Cardiff

Screening: Y Syrcas

As part of the Pontio Circus Festival, we'll be screening Kevin Allen's (Twin Town) Welsh language period film Y SYRCAS. A unique film for all the family. Set in 1848, it tells the story of a young girl who is bewitched by the excitement of the travelling circus as it visits her small town in west Wales.
Monday, 24 July 2017 - 2:00pm
Pontio, Bangor

Preview: Canaries screening + Q&A + Summer Networking Drinks (Swansea)

The perfect opportunity to celebrate Summer and network with your industry peers over a complimentary glass of PIMM's followed by a screening of the new feature film Canaries. Shot in various locations across the Globe including Lower Cwmtwrch, Vietnam and Martha's Vineyard, Canaries is a comedy drama in the same vein as Shaun of the Dead and Attack the Block and stars a host of well-known Welsh actors including BAFTA Cymru winners Aled Pugh and Robert Pugh. This event is exclusively for our members and invited guests of the cast and crew only.
Wednesday, 26 July 2017 - 6:45pm
The Hyst, 218 High Street, Swansea, SA1 1PE

Screening: White Helmets + Q&A

Join us for a screening of the Oscar-winning The White Helmets - a documentary which follows the daily operations of a group of volunteer rescue workers of the Syrian Civil Defense. The event will include a specially-recorded interview with the film's producer Joanna Natasegara (Cardiff University alumni) and will be followed by a Q&A.
Wednesday, 9 August 2017 - 6:00pm
Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff