Sunday, December 8th 2019

Animation & Sound Workshop

The Old Brewery / Festival Hub, Cromarty at 10:00 - 13:00

"It's always ourselves we find in the sea". BAFTA award-winning animator, Cat Bruce, and sound designer, Keith Duncan, return to Cromarty this year following the success of last year's wee film created over the festival weeken...

The Atom: A Love Affair

The Stables, at 10:15

2019 92mins. Director: Vicki Lesley. Featuring a wealth of fantastic archive footage and revealing interviews with those who had first hand experience, The Atom tells the turbulent story of the West's love-hate relationship with nuclea...


Scottish Short Films

Old Buoy Store, at 11:00

NOW SOLD OUT!. 90 mins. Our showcase of the best new Scottish shorts includes everything from fiction and documentary to animation and artists' moving image. These are stories about community and connection, in its broadest sense. Catch G...

The Breadwinner

Screen Machine, Cromarty at 11:00

Cert 12A 2018 94mins. Director: Nora Twomey. A treat for animation fans of all ages, this Oscar-nominated film about a courageous girl who seeks to save her father from the Taliban is a magical adaptation of the novel by Deborah Ellis. A...


Faroe Islands - The Connected Nation

The Stables, at 13:00

2018 30mins + discussion + 12min Greenpeace film. Director: Lesley Riddoch and Al McMaster. Guest: Lesley Riddoch. Please note - change of venue! This film was originally advertised as showing in the Old Buoy Store but is now in the large...

Downton Abbey

Screen Machine, Cromarty at 13:00

Cert PG 2019 122mins. Director: Michael Engler. Believe me, we tried to dodge this bejewelled juggernaut, but sometimes you have to bow down to popular demand and let it roll over you. Julian Fellowes' addictive storytelling has made...


The Victoria Hall, Cromarty at 13:30

Cert 15 2018 121mins. Director: Hirokazu Kore-eda. A family of small-time crooks living a precarious life in Tokyo take in a child they find outside in the cold. This is a complex, subtle, mysterious film that builds to the most extraord...

Salt Of The Earth

Ben's House, Cromarty at 16:00

Cert 12 2014 110mins. Director: Wim Wenders, Juliano Ribeiro Salgado. For 40 years acclaimed Magnum photographer Sebastiao Salgado has travelled the world, capturing moments that have defined the worst of humanity - wars, famine, the mas...


Old Buoy Store, at 16:30

Cert U 1950 114mins. Director: David Lean. Lean's film is based on the true story of Madeleine Smith, a young Glasgow woman from a wealthy family who was arrested in 1857 for the poisoning of her lover, leading to 'the trial of t...

24 Hour Party People

The Stables, at 16:30

Cert 18 2002 117mins. Director: Michael Winterbottom. A colourful and chaotic film capturing the spirit of the Manchester music scene from the first Sex Pistols concert to the last bankruptcy. With a stand-out central performance by Stev...


Gala Dinner & Finale: Won't You Be My Neighbor?

The Victoria Hall, Cromarty at 19:00

NOW SOLD OUT!. Cert 12A 2018 94mins. Director: Morgan Neville. Won't you join us for a splendid finale to the festival with a communal curry meal and assorted cheer before we push back our chairs and enjoy Won't You Be My Neigh...


Screen Machine, Cromarty at 20:00

Cert 12 2019 118mins. Director: Rupert Goold. The dark side of the golden age of stardom is captured in this new biopic of Judy Garland, featuring a bravado performance by Renee Zellweger. Thirty years have passed since Judy shot to glob...

2019 Programme

We are delighted to present the 2019 programme for the 13th Cromarty Film Festival. View it on this website or download a copy.