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Posted on August 26th, 2021

Special Screening of Gorecki’s 3rd Symphony

“Symphony of Sorrowful Songs” With Beth Gibbons of Portishead Saturday 18th September 7.30pm The Globe £10. On September 18th at 7.30pm, we are very pleased to present a special screening of Gorecki’s “Symphony of Sorrowful Songs” featuring Beth Gibbons of Portishead, accompanied by the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra and conducted by Krzystof Penderecki. “Where […]

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Posted on August 26th, 2021

Light Display in the Pepperpot

Sunday 19th September As darkness falls On Sunday 19th September, on the eve of the 2021 Film Festival, we present a light display in the Pepperpot, showing 10 years of retrospective images from past Film Festivals in Chagford.  Come along and spot yourself in the street scenes!

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Posted on August 26th, 2021

Chagford Food Festival

September 12th (between 11am and 4pm) The Square, Chagford The Chagford Film festival is hosting a stall at the Food Festival on Sunday, September 12, offering programme information, ticket sales and free popcorn! Come and browse.

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Posted on January 8th, 2020

Promotional poster for "One Man, Two Guvnors"

One Man, Two Guvnors – National Theatre Live

Happy New Year to you all! We are looking forward to an exciting series of events throughout 2020 leading up to the 10th Chagford Film Festival in the last week of September. Sadly, there will not be a Chagford Pantomime in February this year (Oh no there won’t!), so we are partly filling this void […]

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Posted on July 22nd, 2019

Poster for the Teachers Protest film

Special Screening: ‘The Teachers’ Protest’ on August 8th 2019

1942. Occupied Norway. Teachers must join the Nazi Teachers’ League and teach Nazi ideas in their classrooms. 8,000 of them write protest letters. They are threatened with salary withdrawal and the sack. Still they refuse. In a desperate attempt to break them, the Nazi government arrests 1,000 male teachers and sends them to prison camps, […]

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Posted on October 20th, 2018

Pedro Amoldovar

A review of ‘Pedro Almodóvar Day’

Julia Mackay, Modern Languages’ student at the University of Exeter, reviews the Pedro Almodóvar day at the 2018 Chagford Film Festival.

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Posted on July 6th, 2018

black feather

Family Treasure Hunt

Come and join us for a Family Treasure Hunt around Chagford including the ‘Hunt for the Black Feather’! A two hour walking trail around Chagford with challenges and puzzles along the way.  

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Posted on May 26th, 2018

Some 2018 Festival highlights announced…

The programme for the 2018 festival is coming together nicely, we’ve got some great films, events and workshops lined up. Here are some of the highlights, with many more to come! Zombie Night! – a special pre-festival event on September 8th. In commemoration of the end of World War One, an amazing restored Bristol Scout […]

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Posted on February 11th, 2018

‘Bag It’ film screening (1st March)

Bag It is an entertaining, amusing and motivating film about a serious subject that is rather topical. It documents the life of an average guy who makes a resolution to stop using plastic bags at the local grocery store. Little does he know that this simple decision will change his life completely. He comes to […]

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Posted on September 24th, 2017

‘As it is in Heaven’ and The Globe Singers

Enjoy an evening of film and music in Chagford on Friday 29th September at a screening of the Oscar-nominated As it is in Heaven. It’s a beautiful film from Sweden about an internationally famous conductor who returns to his childhood village and is asked to lead the local choir. To set the mood for the […]

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