The Wimbledon FilmFest is launching with a screening of F.Scott Fitzgerald’s classic The Great Gatsby in a pop-up cinema tonight.
Wimbledon’s first film festival launches with a screening of F.Scott Fitzgerald’s classic The Great Gatsby in a pop-up cinema tonight.
The 1974 adaptation of the romantic tragedy, starring Mia Farrow and Robert Redford, will be screened on the Big Tent on Wimbledon Common on October 12.
This year, Wimbledon BookFest extended into film with screenings of The Iron Lady and Enduring Love.
The week-long FilmFest, a collaboration with hmvCurzon, Wimbledon Film Club and London Met Film School students, runs from October 15-21.
An exciting addition to the Wimbledon arts scene, events include screenings, talks, a shorts film competition and film workshops.
For children, hmvCurzon will be screening The Very Hungry Caterpillar and a Drawing on Film workshop.
The FilmFest is run by Wimbledon Arts, which has organised the BookFest since 2007 and runs an extensive Young Writers’ programme throughout Merton.
For tickets and information, visit wimbledonfilmfest.org or call the box office on 0208 8543 4888.
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