The 9.5mm movie film gauge, introduced
in 1922 in France by Pathé-Baby, part of the then giant
arrived in the UK the following year and was effectively the first home movie film size.
THE 9.5 INTERNATIONAL FESTIVALS
These 9.5mm international film events have been held since 1976. The various 9.5mm movie clubs in each country taking turns to organise. Sadly with the current lack of fresh 9.5mm film stock these festivals may soon come to an end. Anyhow below are details of next year's festival to be held in the UK at Bradford, West Yorkshire. .
9.5MM INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL - 2020
DATES:- Thursday 11th June - Sunday 14th June 2020 - inclusive
VWNUE:- THE UK! The City of Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Midland Hotel, (City centre, close to railway station & shops)
The Midland Hotel, Bradford
MORE INFORMATION Visits and trips have been carefully selected to cover varying interests and will include the Keithley & Worth Vslley Preserved Railway. This includes transport to the railway and coach to Haworth with hopefully a moors tour. Lunch will be "ad hoc" in the village where there are plenty of cafes. This will be a whole day. Those interested can visit the Bronte Parsonage (Senior entry is £7) Plus - A half-day visit to Bradford Media Museum, who have offered an 'Insight Tour' and can provide lunch.
- A half-day visit to Bradford Industrial Museum And - a whole day to the Saltaire Village & Salt Mill with tea/coffee on arrival in a private area and later, lunch in the same place. There is a scenic tramway a short walk away if anyone wishes to go and see. The cost for stayig at the hotel has been specially negotiated and covers overnight accomodation with breakfast & evening dinner at £80 per person, per night for single room. If sharing, then a twin or double room would be £60 per person. There is an extra £10 per person, for the special gala night dinner on Saturday evening. When booking the hotel please mention 'Film Society Weekend' to obtain this special rate. Although currently a long way off - the Midland Hotel phone number is 01274 735735. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web-site; https://www.peelhotels.co.uk/midland-hotel/
There will be a separate festival charge, this is to cover the costs of the visits along with transport, lunches and incidentals. This won't be known until nearer the time, but will be kept to a minimum and should be very reasonable. A function room will be hired for the Thursday, Friday and Sunday evenings for filmshows which will include some 9.5mm sound. Tea / coffee will be available at interval times. Details for entering your films will be given soon along with any necessary updates. It is early days at present - your films will be much needed and as new ones are few, previous entries will be more than welcome. It is hope to attract a reasonable number to make it all worthwhile. Sadly this could probably be the last 9.5 International Festival. For enquiries please contact Group 9.5 Chairman Cliff Perriam - email: email@example.com
(I will update these initial details as more information comes to hand - gln)
Midland Hotel, Bradford
Midland Hotel, Bradford
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