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WIN two VIP tickets to Norwich Film Festival launch!

The immense Norwich Film Festival is BACK for its 8th year, bringing with it 125 films shown across some of the best venues in the city.
This is your chance to be there at the beginning of this year's festival - courtesy of Norwich BID and Norwich Film Festival.  This is your chance to enter our exclusive competition to win two VIP tickets to the launch events on the 6th of November. Wine and canapes will be served on the night, and as VIP guest you'll be front of the queue!

From short films to feature films, playful animation to poignant documentary pieces, for younger audiences and older ones, this festival will take you on a real journey of film making, now.

Read more about Norwich Film Festival in our blog, here. 

The festival will be opened by none other than Christopher Eccleston - an actor whose career has spanned the best part of 30 years.

Throughout Eccleston's extensive film career he has starred in films such as 'Shallow Grave', '28 Days Later', 'Thor: The Dark World', 'Where Hands Touch', and many more. His stage credits have included 'Antigone' at The National Theatre and most recently 'Macbeth' at The Royal Shakespeare Company.  However, Christopher is probably best known for playing the most beloved time travelling Alien in the whole world - Doctor Who.  Other outstanding TV credits include 'Our Friends in the North', 'Heroes', 'Safe House', 'The A Word' and the Critically Acclaimed HBO Show 'The Leftovers'.

The event will start with the screening of Shallow Grave at 7.30pm followed by a Q&A session hosted by Peter Bradshaw, Chief Film Critic for The Guardian.

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