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Wisbech's Lorena Hodgson: "From Bollywood to Bayeux"

This week it’s all about local people and places putting on events for us – we’re lucky to have so much. Keep an eye out for others, but here are the ones I have seen.

The Gateway Film Festival runs for 10 days across the area including at The Luxe in Wisbech – areflection of their community engagement and willingness to be involved in alternative festivals like this, not just showing the blockbuster films.

Starting in Peterborough on November 8 (this Friday) with “Tales from the Golden Age”, the festival also includes Bollywood, German animation, live poetry and more. The website www.gatewayfilmfestival.co.uk has them all listed. Coming to the Luxe are two collections of films, including newsreels, dating from 1902 to 1991 – one set called “Welcome to Britain” and the other “Protest!”

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