The 28th Cambridge Film Festival will open today (Sep 18)with the Cannes competition title Linha de Passe by Walter Salles.
Features, documentaries and shorts from the UK and around the world will be presented over the course of 11 days. The festival will play host to many UK premieres including Gomorrah and Julia. Tilda Swinton, who stars in Julia, will be on hand to present a range of her work, including documentaries Derek and Faceless which she has narrated.
The 28th edition of the festival will celebrate Warner Bros. 85th anniversary by screening some its classic films. A series of riverside screenings at dusk, by punt on the river Cam, are also scheduled to take place during the festival. Attendees will be able to watch shorts and film excerpts in front of screens located along the riverbank.
The festival will run until Sep 28 and will close with Werner Herzog's portrayal of life in Antarctica, Encounters at the End of the World.