Keswick Film Festival

11th Keswick Film Festival

11th - 14th February 2010

Thank You

We'd like to thank everybody who came to the 2010 Festival and helped make it so great, we hope you enjoyed it as much as we enjoyed putting it on. If you have anything else to say then please do contact us or find us on Twitter or Facebook.

The 12th Keswick Film Festival will take place between the 10th and 13th February 2011.

The Cove
The Secret of Kells
The Calling
Door Out Of The Dark

Festival Results

Audience Awards

We've added up the audience scores and can announce that the winner of the second Keswick Film Festival Audience Award is...


Gratifying to see that Departures probably deserved its Oscar 2009 for Best Film in a Foreign Language, in the opinion of Keswick, when most of us were surprised at it beating The Class, Waltz with Bashir and Revanche, but Departures was an excellent film and fully deserves both victories.

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Cumbrian Short Film Awards

All the films entered into the this years Keswick Film festival were of a high standard and we had the difficult but enjoyable task of deciding the winners. The festival has proven again what a fantastic pool of film making talent Cumbria has. The film makers are a credit to this wonderful place.

Open Category
1st Prize: "A Cup Of Chocolate" by Eden Films
2nd Prize: "The Wake" by Signal Films
3rd Prize: "Relate" submitted by Christine Entwistle

Under 18s
1st Prize: "To Brampton With Love" by William Howard School
2nd Prize: "A Letter to Mr X" by Signal Films
Joint 3rd: "Pride & Prejudice" by Signal Films
Joint 3rd: "Oh You Filthy Mare" by Moonbeam Media

More Details

Festival Brochure

KFF11 Brochure
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KFF 11 Guests

Tony Grisoni
Tony Grisoni

This year we are delighted to welcome directors Jan Dunn and Alexandre Poussin, script-writer Tony Grisoni, and musicians Jane and Jenny Gardner


More than just films
More than just films

Hear from our guests 'In Conversation' and Q&As, watch the Short Film Awards entries, and pass holders are welcome at the Opening Party.

CSFA 2010

Photo Courtesy of Moon Beam Media
Short Film Awards

The Cumbrian Short Film Awards recognise and reward the talented film makers from, or working in, the region. Read all about the 2010 entries and winners.

Shown at KFF 11


Tideland tells the story of young Jeliza-Rose, who holes up with her dad, Noah, in an abandoned Texas farmhouse. After Noah dies,...

Shown at KFF 11


Winner of the Guardian First Film Award 2009 and the FIPRESCI Prize at the London Film Festival Joanna Hogg’s first film is...