From the Director, Dr Andrew Wallace…
Our 2023 Festival brings together the related domains of writing and cinema. Films begin as written scripts. Often those scripts have their origin in published books.
Films can be about writers, real or imagined. And cinema influences the creative sensibility of many modern novelists. Lots of interesting issues arise to think and talk about.
Our four feature films show writers at work in a variety of genres and contexts, facing different pressures and constraints. Although diverse in subject and style there are interesting connections between them