A Bunch of Amateurs

'A Bunch of Amateurs', Dir. Kim Hopkins

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Growing old amid flickering memories, one of the oldest amateur film clubs in the world is teetering on the brink of survival. Desperately clinging to their dreams, and to each other, this hilarious and moving portrait of artistic folly speaks to the delusional escapist dreamer in us all.

Join the Bradford Movie Makers on their heart-warming journey for survival. A salve for the soul. A Bunch of Amateurs is available to watch on BBC iPlayer

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Feature documentary A Bunch of Amateurs was made in Bradford, directed by Kim Hopkins and produced by Margareta Szabo with investment from Screen Yorkshire’s Yorkshire Content Fund.

A Bunch of Amateurs won the audience award at Sheffield Doc/Fest 2022 and the feature documentary audience award at Leeds International Film Festival 2022.

A Bunch of Amateurs is still available to watch in cinemas. Discover the documentary that has captured the hearts of audiences and film critics around the world. Find a screening

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“Joyous, uplifting and funny….this is what people need right now.”Mark Kermode

“Heartwarming… will make you laugh and cry.”— Backseat Mafia

“A profoundly moving and funny film.” The Guardian

“This movie will make you think, laugh and cry.” The Sun

“A heartfelt celebration of cinema and community” – Far Out

“Beautifully simple and nostalgic.”The Upcoming