Meet the filmmakers and other guests

Typist Artist Pirate King – Opening Night Film

BAFTA-nominatd director, Carol Morley, and producer, Cairo Cannon, come to Cheltenham on 15 September with Typist Artist Pirate King, starring Monica Dolan, Kelly Macdonald, Gina McKee. Other guests tbc.

Timothy Spall – Bolan’s Shoes

Popular actor, Timothy Spall, comes to Cheltenham on 16 September for the screening of his latest film, Bolan’s Shoes.  Fans of Timothy and lovers of Marc Bolan and T. Rex music will love this film.  

Amusia – BEST FILM nominee

The film festival is delighted to welcome from Italy, on 21 September, Marescotti Ruspoli with his premiere film, Amusia, short-listed for BEST FILM. Joining Marescotti for an audience Q&A are cast members legendary French actressFanny Ardant and Carlotta Gamba

Director Matt Winn and producer, Sarah Sulick come to Cheltenham for the UK premiere of The Trouble With Jessica starring Rufus Sewell, Indira Varma, Olivia Williams.   

Also joining us live in Cheltenham for a meet the filmmaker is director, Babak Jalali, with his film Fremont, nominated at Sundance Film Festival and Karlovy Vary for Best Film and winner of Audience Award at prestigious SXSW festival in Austin. 


The Miracle Club – Closing Night Film

Director, Thaddeus O’Sullivan, joins us for the closing night film on 24 September to tell us what it was like working with three iconic actresses, Dame Maggie Smith, Laura Linney and Kathy Bates.

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