Rare Beasts

Tickets for Norwich Film Festival’s 2021 edition have gone on sale today.

The festival is running a mix of online and in-person screenings for this year’s festival, which runs from November 12 to 21.

The selection features 133 short films, with individual shorts available online demand for £1, in collections for £3, or via a full festival pass for £15.

There are also collected screenings at The Forum alongside full-length feature presentations of films including Summerland, Sweetheart, Rare Beasts, and Limbo. The Garage is also hosting selected screenings.

Films will be available digitally the day after their physical screening until November 30.

Famous names that can be seen amongst the selection include Stephen Fry, Himesh Patel (Yesterday), Michael Smiley (Kill List), Matthew Kelly (Stars In Their Eyes), Felicity Montagu (This Time with Alan Partridge), Hugh Skinner (Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again), Bella Ramsey (The Last of Us), David Bradley (Harry Potter), Simon Amstell (Benjamin), Joanna Scanlan (After Love) and Bukky Bakray (Rocks).

The judging panel includes actor Michael Sheen, television and radio presenter Edith Bowman and comedy actor Jessica Hynes.

Festival founder Kellen Playford said: “Although the last 18 months have seen unprecedented difficulties for people working in the creative industries, we have been overwhelmed with the sheer amount of quality films that have been produced and submitted to our festival this year.

“We’re extremely thankful and excited that we are able to put on a hybrid festival for 2021, mixing our traditional venue-based events with online screenings, showcasing some of the best short films to audiences all around the world. We’re so proud of what we’re putting together and can’t wait to welcome audiences back this November – whether you’re joining us in-person, online or both!”

For more details and to book, visit the Norwich Film Festival website.