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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
We're working with one of our Festival Partners, Iris Prize, to bring you a preview screening of Against the Law. This is BBC2's new factual drama starring Daniel 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.
As part of the BAFTA Debuts tour we will welcome Amma Asante to Cardiff to discuss her BAFTA-winning debut feature film A Way of Life. The evening will also include a tribute to the film's producer, the late Peter Edwards.
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.
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.
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.