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    2016 Aldeburgh Documentary Festival
    4 - 6 November 2016

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    Please visit the dedicated Aldeburgh Documentary Festival website www.aldeburghdocfest.com for all information and programme updates!



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    TICKET PRICES per session

    £15 Regular

    £14 Friends of the Aldeburgh Cinema

    £10 Students & Under 18’s

     

    * Due to enormous popular demand we are making a limited number of tickets for certain sessions available for sale from Friday 26 August 2016.

    * Please note that at this stage only bookings in person or over the phone 01728 454884 are possible. We apologise for any inconvenience. Online sales start will be announced shortly.

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    Mondays to Fridays 10am-12noon

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     Opening Night Friday 4 November 2016 at 7.00pm

    ANTS ON A SHRIMP (rec PG)

    Netherlands 2015. 93 mins. English language

    Director: Maurice Dekkers

    ANTS ON A SHRIMP is an eye-opening, mouth-watering, truly inspirational film that follows the astonishing team of the World’s Best Restaurant, Copenhagen’s NOMA, to Tokyo and the heart of Japanese culture. The evening will be complemented by an array of treats for taste buds and other senses.

    Saturday 5 November 2016 at 10.30am

    JOANNA LUMLEY Live on stage

    Hot on the heels of her astonishing success with Absolutely Fabulous – The Movie JOANNA LUMLEY discusses her travel film work with particular emphasis on her latest foray to Japan. Expect the unexpectedly illuminating and inspiring!

     
    Saturday 5 November 2016 at 3.00pm

    ROBERT BLY: A THOUSAND YEARS OF JOY (rec 12A)

    USA 2015. 81mins

    Director: Haydn Reiss

    ROBERT BLY: A THOUSAND YEARS OF JOY is a wonderful film about the life and work of the bestselling author of ‘Iron John: A Book About Men’, revealing Bly’s journey from Minnesota farm boy to global troubadour and one of the world’s most influential poets, social activists and cultural troublemakers. The event is presented in conjunction with the ‘Poetry in Aldeburgh’ Festival 2016.


    Saturday 5 November 2016 at 7.00pm

    LIFE, ANIMATED (rec PG)

    USA 2016. 91mins.

    Director: Roger Ross Williams

    LIFE, ANIMATED is a hot Oscar 2017 tip and a gorgeous feel-good film about one family’s unconditional love and care, Disney movies and a proud young autistic man.


    Sunday 6 November 2016 at 10.30am

    INSIDE AND OUTSIDE THE WHITE HOUSE (rec 12A)

    Presented by the BBC’s NICK ROBINSON and filmmakers NORMA PERCY and PAUL MITCHELL, this highly topical main session features extracts from Percy and Mitchell’s highly acclaimed BBC series INSIDE OBAMA’S WHITE HOUSE and includes an in-depth panel look into the American presidential election which takes place on 8 November, just two days after the Documentary Festival closes.

     

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