Widescreen Weekend is a unique festival of large-screen formats and cinema technologies celebrating the past, present and future of film.
Enjoy a long weekend of big, bold and wide cinema experiences—glorious 70mm screenings, new Cinerama restorations and great guests will remind you why going to the movies is so magical.
Widescreen Weekend 2017
Widescreen Weekend 2017 will take place between 12–15 October 2017. Read on for the latest fantastic film and guest announcements. The full festival programme will be revealed in August, including a wide and wonderful selection of 70mm titles.
2017 festival programme
Apocalypse Now Redux (15)
A rare opportunity to see this legendary cult classic on the big screen—not to be missed!
Beginner to Winner: Anushka Kishani Naanayakkara
From student filmmaker to BAFTA winner—Anushka will share her journey, experiences and findings.
Gregory Orr: In Conversation
An expert on Hollywood's Golden Age, Gregory Orr will discuss his love for film and the career of his grandfather Jack L. Warner.
My Fair Lady (U)
A very special screening of one of the most celebrated movie musicals of all time, now lovingly restored.
Sleeping Beauty (U)
The whole family can discover the magic of widescreen cinema with one of Disney’s greatest animated classics.
Windjammer: The Voyage of the Christian Radich (TBC)
Step on board this magnificent Norwegian square-rigger and voyage across the Atlantic on a spectacular 17,500-mile journey.
Passes for Widescreen Weekend can be booked online or over the phone—call +44 (0) 871 902 5747. Passes can also be purchased from the National Science and Media Museum box office.
All seating for Widescreen Weekend is reserved. Pass holders will get the same seat for every performance—we encourage you to book your passes early to guarantee a good seat.
Buy your Widescreen Weekend 2017 festival pass
Price: adults £120; concessions £100; Picturehouse members £110; Picturehouse members concessions £90; students £70
Buy your Widescreen Weekend 2017 student day pass—available for events on Thursday 12 October only. Price: £20
Passes will not be available to buy after 15 September.
Tickets for individual screenings and events will be available from 18 September.