straight 8 cannes film festival screening + online premiere

wednesday may 18, 7.30pm

the uk film centre a.k.a the uk pavilion, cannes

our cannes films festival screening is the pinnacle of the the straight 8 year

we only screen the very best 8-12 masterpieces from around the world

each shot on a single roll of super 8mm with no editing, no-one will have seen these films on the night - including the filmmakers themselves

strictly limited tickets £8 from

uk film centre:

the straight 8 2011 cannes film festival selection (alphabetical):

from russia with monsters - cut & paste

gothic enchantment - paul walkingshaw

misty's second movie - benjamin scrimgeour

once in a tube - michael carstens

rouge amour - kezia barnett

wonderful, terrible thing - nick carew

worth a journey - ken hagen takenaka, jens groger

a zombie claymation - lee hardcastle

straight 8 in cannes in a van

filmmakers and festival goers will get a second chance to see the films at an illicit, late night screening with cannes in a van

their infamous yellow transit will rock up outside our post-screening drinks venue and project the straight 8 ‘crème de la cannes’ selection one last time

live online premiere

anyone who can’t make it to the screening, can watch the event live online at it'll go live at 8pm (french time), exactly the same moment as in cannes. the playlist will be removed after the screening, so you need to be quick

the films will be available on the front page of and we'll put a direct link up right here

and from 7.30 you'll be able to see what's going on live inside the uk pavilion at

straight 8 2012 launch

as the first and best straight 8 2011 films hit the screen at cannes, we will open straight 8 2012.

entry will be available in the bar, after the screening and online


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