Plans announced for Wells Film Festival

Wells Maltings, where the Festival will be held PICTURE: Sarah Toon

Wells Maltings, where the Festival will be held PICTURE: Sarah Toon - Credit: Archant

The Screen-Next-The-Sea returns to Wells Maltings this September with a theme of 'Keep Calm and Carry On Laughing!'.

The Screen-Next-The-Sea returns to Wells Maltings this September with a theme of 'Keep Calm and Carry On Laughing!'.

The movie nights begin on Friday, September 20, with the true story of two Norfolk siblings training to be professional wrestlers. Comedy-drama Fighting With My Family premiered at Sundance film festival in January and is written by Stephen Merchant, starring Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson and Lena Headey.

Following this on the Saturday will be Swimming With Men, Death At A Funeral and Four Lions.

Sunday, September 22 begins with The Smallest Show On Earth at 2pm and the final film of the festival, at 6pm, is Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa, starring Steve Coogan as the well-known radio presenter. Much of the film was filmed in Norfolk, including chase scenes through Sheringham with a climax on Cromer pier.


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Tickets and festival passes from Wells Maltings box office or on 01328 710885.

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