Thank you so much for coming, those of you who were there. I hope you really enjoyed it. If you didn't come - well, the general view was you missed a treat! Many thought it was the best yet for the programme, the guests and the buzz. Numbers were up generally with a full house in the theatre to hear John Hurt 'In Conversation', and Tony Britten, Tony Palmer and Alex Etel all went down a storm.
We are so excited to have John Hurt as our patron and everyone who met him or heard him talk was impressed by his integrity, graciousness and sense of fun.
We hope to see you again next year for the 14th Keswick Film Festival, put the dates in your diary...
21st - 24th February 2013
We've counted up all the votes and are delighted to announce that this year the Keswick Film Festival Audience Award goes to...
Photos From The 13th Festival
Anwen Rees and Tony Britten Introduce Alma Cogan
Winners of the Under 18 Osprey Award
Winner of the Golden Osprey
The Year Dolly Parton Was My Mom Feedback
Lancaster Millennium Choir
John Hurt and the BBC
Full House for John Hurt
Plan your weekend at the Festival with the full programme of films, Q&As, talks and competitions.
Films At Rheged
Saturday from 11am
Guests at KFF13
This year we welcome actors John Hurt & Alex Etel, directors Tony Palmer & Tony Britten, producer Anwen Rees-Myers and guest speakers Doing Good.
Our 'Best of the Fests' brings together a classic mix of pre-releases, UK premiers and award winners from around the world.
Feeling Very Good
The Feeling Very Good strand weaves a thread of levity to the programme this year, with films from France, Turkey, Spain and the US.
Is it possible to make a film about life threatening or life changing illness without it being mawkish or intrusive into peoples' privacy? We think so.