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Breaking News ! An international rural film festival will return to North Yorkshire in May with some incredible cinematic masterpieces. Hinterlands International Rural Film Festival, "a cinematic love letter to rural landscapes", will run from May 21 to 23 at the Plaza Cinema in Skipton with special Covid-19 safety measures in place. Screenings will run alongside specially commissioned productions allowing promoters to safely bring the festival to intimate audiences in accordance with government restrictions. The 2021 programme consists of a varied line-up of inspirational films including the multi-Oscar nominated movies Nomadland, Minari and Wolfwalker, Christopher Smith's new Skipton-based horror The Banishing, Francis Lee's romantic drama Ammonite and Jean Cocteau’s La Belle et la Bête. Founding member of Dutch Uncles and one of the UK’s most exciting composers, Robin Richards will premier a brand new score, specially commissioned for the festival. To get the latest email updates from North Yorkshire Live, click here . Read More Related Articles Holidays abroad this year: Should you book, the rules right now and when foreign travel will be allowed Read More Related Articles The stunning Hawnby country inn so popular people are booking a year in advance Additionally, BBC legends Elizabeth Alker and Stuart Maconie will bring their popular Notable podcast to Hinterlands with a live recording of a special episode devoted to music and film. After a successful pilot in 2019, organisers are hoping the festival will provide opportunities and support to local young creatives, filmmakers and local businesses.
. "Independent cinema has been so heavily impacted by the pandemic and we hope that Hinterlands can help kick start the process of renewal and revitalisation." They added: "We hope the festival will prove to be a catalyst for more year round film activity in this beautiful town."
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Film fans will be able to watch The Banishing inside Skipton Plaza where it was partly filmed, celebrated Skipton cellist Sarah Smout also performs. Tickets are on sale here. Film fans are encouraged to book early due to limited availability. Download the YorkshireLive app to customise the news that matters to you and get the latest updates first.
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