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The manager of ARC, with Cllrs stand in the entrance of ARC cinema in Hucknall, smiling

Ashfield Film Festival hits Arc Cinema next week

Ashfield District Council, in partnership with Arc Cinema, is hosting the first ever Ashfield Film Festival in Hucknall from Thursday 8th – Sunday 11th September.

The four day event, hosted in The ARC cinema in Hucknall, includes screenings of over 18 different films with three free films, special fan events, a pyjama party, and sing-a-longs.

The event kicks off on Thursday 8th September with two free showings of The Littlest Rebel, which was the first film ever shown in the renovated cinema.  

The full list of films being shown are:

Thursday 8th September

  • 3pm & 6.40pm – The Littlest Rebel (free event)
  • 7.30pm – Shiftr Cycling Magazine presents four cycling films (free event)
  • 8pm – Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

Friday 9th September

All tickets for any film will be £5 for Ashfield residents

Saturday 10th September

Disney Pyjama Party with mascots

  • 4.30pm – The Little Mermaid
  • 5pm – Frozen
  • 5.30pm – Encanto
  • 6pm – Moana

For action and sci fi fans

  • 6.30pm – Top Gun double bill
  • 7pm – Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (fan event)

Sunday 11th September

Sing-a-long Sunday

  • 1.30pm – Wizard of Oz
  • 1.30pm – Mamma Mia
  • 1.30pm – Grease
  • 1.30pm – The Greatest Showman (free event)

For classic film fans

  • 3.30pm – E.T
  • 3.30pm – Back to the Future trilogy (fan event)
  • 30pm – Part I
  • 30pm – Part II
  • 30pm – Part III

Tickets for each film, including the free films, can be booked on ARC cinema's website  

Cllr Lee Waters, Councillor for Hucknall North, said:

“We are so excited to be able to bring this first ever Ashfield Film Festival to Hucknall. The Council has provided excellent events this summer and I’m sure this one will also be fantastic. Thank you to The ARC Cinema for agreeing to host this event for Ashfield’s film fanatics!”    
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