Screen-Next-The-Sea with Wells Maltings

We are very pleased to announce the new line-up of films for the Wells Film Festival.




Fighting With My Family (12a)

Sponsored by The Golden Fleece

Running time 1 hour 48 mins

Pricing   £5.00 adult

£3.50 U16

Festival pass for all 6 films   £20.00 Adult

£14.00 Child

Must be booked at least 24 hours before start of the festival.

Friday                           20.00 until

20th September          22.00 ish

True story of a brother and sister from a Norfolk wrestling family who are offered a trial in America for WWE and only one of them is chosen! A heartwarming story with great characters, lots of humour and a starring role for locations in Norfolk.

Director: Stephen Merchant

Cast: Florence Pugh, Dwayne Johnson (The Rock), Lena Headley, Nick Frost, Jack Lowden.



Swimming With Men (12a)

Sponsored by The Globe Inn

Running Time  1 hour 37 mins

Pricing… as above

Saturday                  15.00 until

21st September       16.40 ish

A group of stuck-in-a-rut guys find camaraderie and self-worth through synchronized swimming! This big-hearted and gentle comedy has great banter and the feel-good factor.

Director: Oliver Parker

Cast: Rob Brydon, Rupert Graves, Jim Carter, Adeel Akhtar, Jane Horrocks, Thomas Turgoose.



Death At A Funeral (15)

Sponsored by ST Sutton Funeral Director

Running Time 1 hour 28 mins

Pricing….as above

Saturday                19.00 until

21st September     20.30 ish

Very funny British comedy about a funeral going wrong due to LSD pills, a grumpy wheelchair user, a hypochondriac and a shocking surprise guest!

Director: Frank Oz

Cast: Matthew MacFadyen, Keeley Hawes, Andy Nyman, Ewen Bremner, Daisy Donovan.


Four Lions (15)

Sponsored by The Crown Hotel

Running Time 1 hour 39 mins

Pricing…as above

Saturday                22.00 until

21st September    23.50 ish

A group of four would-be British terrorists have a secret plan to address the plight of Muslims around the world, but is any of them competent enough to strike a match? This is a smart, pitch black, laugh out loud comedy with a ring of truth.

Director: Christopher Morris

Cast: Riz Ahmed, Arsher Ali, Nigel Lindsay, Kayvan Novak, Adeel Akhtar, Julia Davis.



The Smallest Show on Earth (U)

Sponsored by Hayes and Storr

Running Time 1 hour 22 mins

Pricing…as above

Sunday                      14.00 until

22nd September      15.30 ish

A couple inherit a run-down cinema and its ancient doddering employees, and try to bring it back into popularity and profit. Made in 1957 this is a classic comedy, with a great cast, and reminiscent of our own dear Screen-Next-The-Sea.

Director: Basil Dearden

Cast:  Bill Travers, Virginia McKenna, Peter Sellers, Leslie Phillips, Margaret Rutherford, Bernard Miles.



Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa (15)

Sponsored by The Bowling Green Inn

Running Time 1 hour 28 mins

Pricing…as above

Sunday                     18.00 until

22nd September     19.30 ish

Alan is the conceited, petty and anal comic creation of Steve Coogan, who gets disastrously involved in a siege at the North Norfolk radio station where he is a DJ. Wonderfully cringe-making and packed with clever gags.

Please feel free to come dressed up as Alan or Pat and join in the fun at the final film of the Festival.

Director:  Declan Lowney

Cast: Steve Coogan, Colm Meaney, Felicity Montagu, Simon Greenall, Tim Key, Karl Theobald.