Newlyn International Film Festival 2018
Ozone, stone, cutting-edge film culture and celebration – it’s Newlyn Film Festival!
Lucy and I have just completed judging for the poetry film section of the inaugural Newlyn Film Festival.
Congratulations to everyone who entered, the standard was high and thank you to Diana Taylor and Martin Reiser for this very special opportunity.
With a winner who has long deserved recognition, and all selected films reflecting what is happening in the world today, this is a cross-section of finely perceived and constructed content and form from many corners of the globe. The organisers, some of whom call Newlyn home, (and you feel that it is home in the true spiritual meaning) have not only worked hard to put together a solid programme, but also a party – celebratory music and dancing – something missing from most festivals, so thank you! It’s sure to be memorable, and become an important (and literal) port-of-call for film lovers. So, get yourself to Cornwall in April – what a beautiful thought as the clouds start to race again in the sky.