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Local Andover film festival coming in May

Andover college students are creating a film festival to be held on May 22nd to take place at the Andover Odeon.

‘Homebrew Film Festival’ is a three-hour showcase of independent filmmakers from the local area and around the UK. Films submitted to the festival will be 15 minutes or less with three awards handed out on the night to the winners of their respective categories. The festival is to pull the local community together to create a film festival for everyone to enjoy!

The festival programmers are taking submissions via FilmFreeway, the online portal for film festival submissions. Filmmakers can submit their work via

“This is a very exciting venture for the students to undertake’” says Andover College lecturer Peter Hearn. “The students are pulling out all the stops to make this a festival Andover will remember for years to come. I’m very excited, and the local community should be too“.