FILMS will be screened in a range of venues this summer - from a market to a vintage car festival - in a packed programme announced for the Bradford Family Film Festival.

This year's festival, running across the district throughout August, is part of the 10th anniversary celebrations of Bradford UNESCO City of Film.

The City of Film team has worked with partners to ensure as many events as possible are free or subsidised. This year’s City Park film supporters are Bradford BID and Living Well, a new initiative led by Bradford Council and Bradford NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups. Every Wednesday the Living Well Team will lead a street dance workshop before the outdoor screenings.

Festival organisers are partnering with the Light Cinema, Picturehouse Bradford at National Science and Media Museum, Bradford Markets which is hosting a new pop-up cinema, Bradford Classic, Cartwright Hall and community cinemas across the district.

The programme includes Wallace and Gromit’s A Grand Day Out, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Frozen and The Red Balloon, and there will be chance for youngsters to create their own animation, film poster and sound effects in a range of workshops.

Family favourites on the Big Screen include Lego Movie 2 and Toy Story, with free family film-themed workshops every Wednesday in nearby City Library.

Oastler Market will host films in its new pop-up cinema every Saturday, with titles including the recent re-make of Dumbo and The Secret Lives of Pets 2.

Over at Cartwright Hall, there'll be workshops and a screening of Peter Rabbit, while Bradford Classic will host an outdoor screening, in City Park, of madcap motoring comedy The Great Race.

Picturehouse Bradford at National Science and Media Museum will be screening some half-price films in the IMAX cinema from August 30 and the Light Cinema is screening reduced rate films every week throughout August, with a special deal on refreshments.

Community cinemas across the district are getting involved too. Clayton Community Cinema is screening Mary Poppins Returns, along with a special kite making workshop, Greenmoor Community Cinema is showing popular animation, and Smallfoot and Thornton Community Cinema will screen Oscar winning favourite Green Book.

Councillor Sarah Ferriby, Bradford Council's Executive Member for Healthy People and Places, said: “The Bradford Family Film Festival is a great way of bringing people into the city and offers accessible events,with many being free or subsidised.”

Festival Director David Wilson added: “It’s wonderful to be celebrating our 10th anniversary working with so many partners to offer some brilliant family films and entertainment across the district.”

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Emma Clayton