WW1 Film Festival in Folkestone

WWI Film Festival – In partnership with Silver Screen Cinema in Folkestone, the National Army Museum and Folkestone Town Council have organised a series of FREE screenings of classic and contemporary films inspired by the First World War, with related talks. The Programme is as follows:

 

·        Gallipoli (1981) 23 January 2015, 7.30 – 9.30 pm.

·        War Horse (2011) 24 January 2015, 10.30 am – 1.00 pm

·        Joyeux Noel (2006) 24 January 2015, 2.30 – 4.30 pm

·        All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) 24 January 2015, 7.30 – 10.00 pm

·        My Boy Jack (2007) 25 January 2015, 12.30 – 2.30 pm

·        Oh! What a Lovely War (1969) 25 January 2015, 3.00 – 5.30, pm

·        Nurse Edith Cavell (1939) 25 January 2015, 7.30 – 9.30, pm

Films will be shown at the Silver Screen Cinema, Town Hall 1-2, Guildhall Street.  Related activities will take place in the Town Hall over the weekend between 10am – 4pm, including an opportunity to handle some of the National Army Museum’s Collections.

Speakers include Mark Connelly from the University of Kent, TV historian Andy Robertshaw, author Diana Souhami and experts from the National Army Museum who will introduce the films and host Q & A sessions.  Related activities at the Town Hall will appeal to families and younger visitors.

For more information and to book tickets please follow the link www.nam.ac.uk/film-festival or google “Your Country Calls: First World War in Film”