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Past Articles

Holmfirth Film Festival builds on previous success

This year’s Film Festival builds on the success of the last four years with an exciting programme of 80 films and documentaries from around the world and the UK, screened in the historic Picturedrome and a dozen different venues throughout the Holme Valley, plus a range of innovative events.

Festival Director Stephen Dorril said: ‘This year sees a major expansion in the number of films were are screening. We are catering for lots of different interests and groups. We want […]

Holmfirth Film Festival



After two highly successful years the third Holmfirth Film Festival begins on Saturday 19 May with over 40 award-winning feature films from around the world, the premier of new films and documentaries, unseen gems from the past, a great series of campaigning films and more film-based events and screenings at new venues throughout the Holme Valley.

Among the visitors to the Festival this year are Joan Bakewell, one of Britain’s foremost broadcasters and champions of the arts, […]

Holmfirth Film Festival Starts This Weekend

The second annual Holmfirth Film Festival opens on Saturday. There’s a packed programme of movies to enjoy at venues across the town until it ends a week on Sunday.

The festival starts at 2pm tomorrow at the Picturedrome with a double-bill of children’s films, French classic The Red Balloon and Oscar-nominated The Secret of Kells.

Another highlight of the festival’s opening weekend comes on Sunday, when local artist Ashley Jackson presents his favourite film, Brassed Off, which was partly […]