Rex Double Bill - The Silent Child and I Am Not A Witch
Runtime: 113mins   Rating: 12A
The Silent Child - Short: A deaf 4-year-old girl named Libby lives in a world of silence until a caring social worker teaches her to use sign language to..read more
The Silent Child - Short: A deaf 4-year-old girl named Libby lives in a world of silence until a caring social worker teaches her to use sign language to communicate.

Followed by I Am Not A Witch: When eight-year-old Shula turns up alone and unannounced in a rural Zambian village, the locals are suspicious. A minor incident escalates to a full-blown witch trial, where she is found guilty and sentenced to life on a state-run witch camp. There, she is tethered to a long white ribbon and told that if she ever tries to run away, she will be transformed into a goat. As the days pass, Shula begins to settle into her new community, but a threat looms on the horizon. Soon she is forced to make a difficult decision – whether to resign herself to life on the camp, or take a risk for freedom.
The Rocket
Runtime: 96mins   Rating: 12
Sponsored by Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre

With special recorded introduction from the Director, Kim Mordaunt especially for the Purbeck Film Festival.
A boy..read more
Sponsored by Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre

With special recorded introduction from the Director, Kim Mordaunt especially for the Purbeck Film Festival.
A boy who is believed to bring bad luck to everyone around him leads his family and two new friends through Laos to find a new home. After a calamity-filled journey through a land scarred by the legacy of war, to prove he's not bad luck he builds a giant rocket to enter the most exciting and dangerous competition of the year: the Rocket Festival.


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Announced: Purbeck Film Festival Programme live on website

The 22nd Purbeck Film Festival has launched it's programme on www.purbeckfilm.com.  Over 76 dynamic films and documentaries from all around the globe with contemporary themes of political intrigue, French Cinema ansd Bergman interwoven throughout the programme. The great take over of The Rex lasts from 12th to 27th October, we urge you to book your tickets quick!