A Bunch of Amateurs12A

Directed by Kim Hopkins | UK | 2022 | 1h 35m | Starring Colin Egglestone, Harry Nicholls, Joe Ogden, Philip Wainman, Marie McCahery

Formed in 1932, Bradford Movie Makers is one of the oldest amateur filmmaking clubs in the world, meeting once a week to watch films and work on their own low budget projects. Once a thriving community, these days the membership is dwindling and the group struggle to keep group alive. Kim Hopkins’ hilarious and heart-warming documentary follows the club’s ups and downs, while exploring the enduring power of film and friendship. Winner of the Audience Award at this year’s Sheffield Doc/Fest.


‘A nice reminder that, like all kinds of love, cinephilia isn’t so easy to extinguish.’
Tim Grierson, Screen International

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