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Hull Film Festival 2018


2 – 8 July 2018

The annual festival of independent, world, cult and classic film, with premieres and previews not to be missed.

All exclusively screening at Vue Cinema Hull.

Film by film...

6.30pm
Vue Cinema Hull

YORKSHIRE PREMIERE

TERMINAL follows two assassins with a sinister mission (Max Irons & Dexter Fletcher), a fatally ill teacher (Simon Pegg), an enigmatic janitor (Mike Myers) and a waitress with a double life (Margot Robbie).

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8.30pm
Vue Cinema Hull

HULL PREMIERE

Two brothers return to the cult they fled from years ago to discover that the group’s beliefs may be more sane than they once thought.

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6.30pm
Vue Cinema Hull

HULL PREMIERE

When Baldwin and Inga’s next door neighbours complain that a tree in their backyard casts a shadow over their sundeck, what starts off as a typical spat between neighbours in the suburbs unexpectedly and violently spirals out of control in this dark suburban satire.

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8.30pm
Vue Cinema Hull

YORKSHIRE PREMIERE

Raised by a renowned philosopher father (Stephen Dillane) in 18th-century London, Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin (Elle Fanning) is a teenage dreamer determined to make her mark on the world when she meets the dashing and brilliant poet Percy Shelley (Douglas Booth).

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6.30pm
Vue Cinema Hull

HULL PREMIERE

Once a rising star of the rodeo circuit, and a gifted horse trainer, young cowboy Brady is warned that his riding days are over, after a horse crushed his skull at a rodeo.

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8.30pm
Vue Cinema Hull

HULL PREMIERE

Written and directed by Daniel Kokotajlo, a former Jehovah’s Witness, ‘Apostasy’ is a remarkable and authentic debut film that provides rare insight into the complex nature of faith, family, duty and love.

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6.30pm
Vue Cinema Hull

YORKSHIRE PREMIERE

1993: after being caught having sex with the prom queen, a girl is forced into a gay conversion therapy centre by her conservative guardians.

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8.30pm
Vue Cinema

YORKSHIRE PREMIERE

Behind a heavy cloak of secrecy, a 12-year-old girl smitten with her handsome classmate ventures deeper and deeper into the enchanted Sicilian forests to find him, unaware of just how thick is the mystery behind his strange disappearance.

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6.30pm
Vue Cinema Hull

HULL PREMIERE

From the raucous dual imaginations of Neil Gaiman (American Gods, Coraline) and director John Cameron Mitchell (Hedwig and the Angry Inch,) comes this electrifying and singular pop extravaganza film.

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8.30pm
Vue Cinema Hull

HULL PREMIERE

The remarkable true story of Billy Moore, a young English boxer incarcerated in one of Thailand’s most notorious prisons.

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3.30pm
Vue Cinema Hull

YORKSHIRE PREMIERE

Tara, a housewife in suburban London, is living a life that is no longer hers: it belongs to her overworked, self-absorbed husband; her young son and daughter; and the numbing routine of housework and childcare.

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6.00pm
Vue Cinema Hull

4K RESTORATION presented by WEWATCHFILMS

Blake Edwards’ screen adaptation of Truman Capote’s novella stars Audrey Hepburn as Holly Golightly, an eccentric high-class escort working in New York.

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8.30pm
Vue Cinema Hull

YORKSHIRE PREMIERE

Set against the background of a brutal crime gang in Brussels, this is a tragic love story between Gigi (Matthias Schoenaerts), a high-flying gangster, and Bibi (Adèle Exarchopoulos), a young racing driver with very upper-class roots.

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3.30pm
Vue Cinema Hull

YORKSHIRE PREMIERE

A young mother drifts from one motel to the next with her intoxicating boyfriend and her 8-year-old son.

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6.00pm
Vue Cinema Hull

4K RESTORATION presented by CULT CINEMA SUNDAY

Donnie is a troubled high school student: in therapy, prone to sleepwalking, and visits from a six-foot rabbit named Frank who tells him the world will end in 28 days 06 hours 42 minutes and 12 seconds.

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8.30pm
Vue Cinema Hull

YORKSHIRE PREMIERE

‘Lucky’ follows the spiritual journey of a 90-year-old atheist and the quirky characters that inhabit his off the map desert town.

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