The Films of Local Film-Maker Adrian McDowall & The Port Line (PG)


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Date(s) - 21/02/2022
7:00 pm

Location
Newton Stewart Cinema

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The Films of Local Film-Maker Adrian McDowall & The Port Line (PG), Newton Stewart Cinema, Monday 21st February 2022 at 2pm.

A selection of short films from Wigtown’s own movie maker Adrian McDowall.  Adrian, who now works for Netflix (Outlander), BBC (River City) and Amazon (Grand Prix Driver), made a string of outstanding locally based short films.  The first “Who’s My Favourite Girl” won a BAFTA for Best Short Film 1999 and “Ma Bar” featuring Stranraer’s bench press champion Bill McFadyen won a BAFTA for best short film 2008.  Also screening “The Port Line” a local railway film from the National Film Archive which has never before been shown on the big screen.  Documentary of the steam line from Dumfries to Stranraer made just before it closed in 1965.