January 23, 2015 – January 25, 2015 all-day
Silver Screen Cinema / Folkestone Town Hall
1 Guildhall Street
Folkestone, Kent CT20
The National Army Museum
Your Country Calls: First World War in Film @ Silver Screen Cinema / Folkestone Town Hall | Folkestone | United Kingdom

WW1 Film Festival Comes to Folkestone

The National Army Museum, in partnership with Folkestone Town Council and The Silver Screen Cinema, has unveiled an exciting programme of free film screenings in Folkestone this January. Entitled ‘Your Country Calls: First World War in Film’, the film festival marks the Museum’s second year of World War One commemorations and builds on the its popular exhibition, ‘Your Country Calls: Enlistment to Embarkation’, running until May in Folkestone Town Hall.

“This is more than just a typical film festival experience” said National Army Museum expert, Robert Fleming. “Our curators will be on hand to offer insights into the war; discuss the films with visitors and share remarkable World War One objects from the Museum’s Collection. We hope it will be an immersive experience for both film fans and those with an interest in military history. We’ll even be programming special activities for families and younger visitors.”

‘Your Country Calls: First World War in Film’ takes place from 23-25 January at in the Town Hall building with screenings upstairs in The Silver Screen Cinema and talks downstairs in the existing exhibition area.

Please note that due to the archive nature of certain films in this programme, picture and sound quality may vary.


Gallipoli (1981)
Friday 23 January 2015, 7.30-9.30PM

War Horse (2011)
Saturday 24 January 2015, 10.30AM-1.00PM

Joyeux Noel (2006)
Saturday 24 January 2015, 2.30-4.30PM

All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
Saturday 24 January 2015, 7.30-10.00PM

My Boy Jack (2007)
Sunday 25 January 2015, 12.30-2.30PM

Oh! What a Lovely War (1969)
Sunday 25 January 2015, 3.00-5.30PM

Nurse Edith Cavell (1939)
Sunday 25 January 2015, 7.30-9.30PM


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