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 […]

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 […]

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