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The North East International Film Festival is a 3 day theme park of award winning films which takes place in various locations, in collaboration with their 7 cinema partners, throughout the North East Region from 17th – 20th November 2022. The NEIFF cinema partners range from independent, volunteer-led cinemas to 13 screen chain cinemas. Participating venues include: Showcase De Lux Teesside, Star & Shadow Cinema, Gala Cinema Durham, Tyneside Cinema, Everyman Newcastle, Jam Jar Cinema and Culture Lab.

The festival is to include screenings of over 80 award-winning short films and over 20 feature films with cast and crew Q&A’s, VIP networking events, free, educational, film related workshops delivered by industry professionals and three full day screenings of finalist films. The festival will culminate in a Closing Awards Gala, with welcome drinks, networking/mingling and media opportunities, a 3 course gourmet Artisan meal, live music, entertainment, special guests and awards presentation.

The North East International Film Festival is the youngest ever BIFA qualifying and IMDB qualifying festival, one of only 80 festivals worldwide to adopt the F-Rating, representing females in film, the first festival to sign up to the BBC 50/50 Equality Project, making that organisational commitment to diversity and the first festival to receive the Raising Films Ribbon for creating an inclusive space for Filmmaker, Audience and their Team.





Address: Showcase Cinema de Lux Teesside, Aintree Oval, Thornaby, Stockton-on-Tees, UK


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