Festive film favourites across Bedford this December

We at Bedford Film Festival love Christmas, of course there is the food, presents, and parties with family and friends but there’s something about a Christmas movie that brings the best out in people. We’ve all got our favourites: It’s a Wonderful Life, Elf, Santa Clause the movie, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, Scrooge, each of […]

The new Bedford Clanger and our new column

Well The Bedford Clanger is back and we’re delighted to be part of their contributing editorial team writing their regular film column. While we’ll do out best to keep you up to date with films, that you might not otherwise hear about, we’ll also be writing about film provision across Bedford and the best places […]

Audience survey 2013 – results

It’s been really interesting to read everyone’s responses to our audience survey 2013. Thank you to everyone who took the time to respond. Your feedback will help us to improve and help us secure future funding. We thought, in case you’re interested that we’d share some of the results, so here’s a brief summary. Just over […]

Bedford Film Festival full programme ready to download

It’s here, the Bedford Film Festival programme. Read about our history, what’s in store, who’s doing what and see our entire listings at-a-glance. Use the links on the left of the programme to download your very own PDF. Bedford Film Festival 2013 Programme by Bedford Film Festival on Newspaper Club

Dive into the unknown… you might enjoy it

Trying out something new, something unknown, is not an easy decision. You might feel like you’re going to waste your time, or even worse waste some cash. But stepping into the unknown can create brand new experiences that open up a much richer, more varied world to you. Bedford Film Festival believes that everyone should […]

Help Bedford Film Festival become a box office smash

In little under two weeks’ time Bedford Film Festival will be screening films that have never before been shown publicly in our town, or anywhere else. The festival has been organised at record speed. Just 12 weeks ago Richard, Stephen and I sat outside The Pantry at The Higgins Bedford and decided to put on a […]

The story behind Back to the Garden

As one of our Saturday night films we asked Jon Sanders to tell us about his film, Back to the Garden. We think you’ll find the tale of how the film came about and the tale it tells quite interesting. It’s showing on 28 September at 19:00, The Higgins Bedford. Tickets are just £5. Back To […]

Lights, Camera, Action – welcome to our website

It’s here, now you can see for yourself what all the hard work, planning, begging, borrowing, sponsorship, early mornings and late nights have created for the first ever Bedford Film Festival. Tickets will be available very soon so for now, please search our pages, learn all about our history, the people behind the project and the films, documentaries and workshops being brought to […]

Four weekends and a coffee shop…

It’s absolutely incredible to be sitting here writing this blog post knowing that in just four weekends time Bedford Film Festival will be in full swing. It’s been a hectic three months, since first getting together, as we’ve discussed themes, ideas, venues, sponsors, artwork, websites, workshops, guests and oh, yeah, films. When the idea of a film festival […]

Just days to go until Bedford premier of Searching for Sugar Man

It’s only a few days to go until Bedford Film Festival host the Bedford public premier of ‘Searching for Sugar Man’ as part of Bedfringe. To say we are excited is an understatement. This Oscar-winning documentary has a phenomenal 96% positive rating on Rotten Tomatoes and 8.1/10 rating at IMDB.com. If you’re still not sure if it’s for […]

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