CamFilmFest Diary: Day 8

Date: Thursday 20 September Films: 1 – Vertigo (plus a Hitchcock talk given by George Perry) Beverages: 2 teas Biscuits: One large banoffee cookie (purely for medicinal purposes) Verdict: A quiet day today before the final three days of the festival. Just the one film, but a biggie: Hitchcock’s Vertigo, in a brand new restored print on the massive Screen …

Friday Favourites: The Best of Hitchcock

It’s a big year for fans of Alfred Hitchcock. The BFI’s The Genius of Hitchcock celebration is now in full swing, with the director’s surviving silent films having been fully restored and a complete retrospective taking place at the BFI Southbank. This year’s Cambridge Film Festival will also feature a Hitchcock strand, including his classic thriller Vertigo which …