Our Darkness & Light animation screening at Holmfirth Film Festival

The Our Darkness & Light animation produced for Our Biennale 2018 will be screened as part of this special event at Holmfirth Film Festival:
Dr Simpo’s Afternoon Animation Screening: Mirai
Saturday 8 June, 1pm
FREE EVENT | Picturedrome, Holmfirth
Dir. Mamoru Husoda (Japan 2018, 98mins PG)
Set in the 1980s, a spoilt-rotten son sees his baby sister as competition for his parents’ love in a film that easily moves through the generations. Husoda latest anime classic is a dazzling, ravishing, emotional and dreamy look at the importance of family.
Our Darkness and Light – animation film for the Our Biennale 2018 arts festival by young people at Almondbury Community School with visuals from five schools across Kirklees including Holmfirth’s Junior, Infant and Nursery school reflecting the landscape, history and myths of the local area.


Another children’s animation created by The Children’s Art School’s young artists will be shown at Holmfirth Film Festival. Tales from Hope Bank Pleasure Gardens has been created for a Sharing Memories project about Hope Bank Pleasure Gardens, Honley, based on true stories gathered from local people:
Local Film & Holmfirth Histories: An all-day celebration
Sunday 9 June, 12pm-6pm
£10 ticket includes entry to all events/venues | Picturedrome, Large & Lesser Civic Hall, Holmfirth Tec
A cornucopia of local historic films, photographic exhibitions and talks. The events take place throughout the afternoon on a continuous roll in six different venues. Tony Earnshaw on films made in Yorkshire, Ian Baxter and Lucy Fairbanks, Miss Lockwood, Bailey’s Bath, John Murray’s films, Walk and Film Talks, Bamforth, Andrew Sanderson, Brian Lawton and Holmfirth Camera Club photographs, and lots more … celebrating the Holme Valley as a special place.