32nd edition to take place Sept 13-23, featuring Hope Springs, Snows Of Kilimanjaro and To Rome With Love on the opening night.
Leos Carax’s Cannes Competition entry Holy Motors [pictured] has been announced as the closing film of the 32nd Cambridge Film Festival (CFF), which runs Sept 13-23 at venues across Cambridge.
Opening night highlights include David Frankel’s Hope Springs, starring Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones, Robert Guédiguian’s Snows Of Kilimanjaro and Woody Allen’s To Rome With Love. Other films screening during the festival include Kim Nguyen’s Berlin entry War Witch and Jack Kerouac’s Cannes Competition title On The Road.
There will also be more documentaries shown at the festival than ever before, with P. David Ebersole’s Hit So Hard and Emad Burnat & Guy Davidi’s Sheffield Doc/Fest audience award winner 5 Broken Cameras among the documentaries screening.
Strands at this year’s edition include the return of the family film festival, with the likes of The BFG and David Attenborough’s Penguin King 3D on its programming, Hitchcock Revisited, showing North By Northwest, Sight And Sound poll winner Vertigo and some of Hitchcock’s early silents with live musical accompaniment among the films screening, and Jennifer Lynch’s Chained, Scott Derrickson’s Sinister and Jaume Balaguero’s Sleep Tight showing as part of Late Night Frights.
CFF is sponsored by TTP and Studio 24, with support from Cambridge Assessment. Tickets are on sale from the start of Sept, with full programme details available on its website.