2014

Are you up for the Craic?

As you know we love a good party, our recent collaboration with The Pad Nightclub and BedPop to promote Northern Soul is testament to that! We’re delighted then to also hear that the excellent Happiness Matters are holding another Ceilidh this month. Caroline Clark of Happiness Matters has written a blog all about the traditional […]

Guest review – 20,000 Days On Earth

We’re very excited about Nick Cave coming to Bedford, through his documentary 20,000 Days on Earth. We’ve already seen reviews from the national film critics but what about a local opinion? Well, we heard that local film fan and friend of Bedford Film Festival Rachel Moody was heading to one of the film’s premier Q&A events, […]

Our full 2014 programme is now live

Get all the information you need to make your Bedford Film Festival experience one to remember. Our full programme will be handed out around Bedford and left in key areas, or you can download you own copy by clicking on the front cover below.            

Bedford Film Festival returns with international features and local films for all

Bedford Film Festival returns at the end of September, promising something to suit all tastes, with feature films and documentaries from across the world and locally-shot short films from Bedfordshire’s aspiring film makers. The event itself kicks off on 23 September, with a warm-up charity screening, in aid of eating disorder charity B-Eat, of new […]

Robin Williams

Help us pay tribute to Robin Williams

Hi everyone. Regular visitors to our pages will know we were knocked for six with the recent and tragic passing of Robin Williams. Thinking about how we could pay tribute to such a loved and respected actor, we considered hosting a charity screening of one of his films. Receiving an encouraging “do it” from everyone […]

Songs From Soweto: An A Capella Journey

Bedford Film Festival and Bedfringe team up for documentary delight

We love film and we love fringe and to continue our strong relationship with Bedfringe, we’ve teamed up with them again to bring Bedford another superb documentary. Songs from Soweto: An A Capella Journey is a fascinating documentary charting the remarkable journey of five a cappella singers from one of South Africa’s most notorious townships […]

Bedford Film Making Co-operative’s 48 Hour Challenge

Now this is what we’re talking about! Future film makers being nurtured right here in Bedford. The town’s film making co-operative will not be new to some of you but they’re making big waves in the film making world, and we’re delighted to be supporting their 48 hour film making challenge – which gives you a chance to […]

Bedford Film Festival and Happiness Matters bring smiles to town

Bedford Film Festival is keen to support film screenings for other Bedford based groups. So, we’re delighted that Caroline Clark of Happiness Matters has included to screen the documentary ‘Happy’ to celebrate UN World Day of Happiness. We asked Caroline to tell us a bit more… In July 2012, the United Nations established March 20 as UN […]

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