Why not come and celebrate with us?!

The fifteenth annual Southampton Film Week offers the very best of features and short films, a rich programme of live music and film, and inspiring artist's moving image work. It's a packed programme and offers something for most tastes and all budgets!  

The festival launches with a FREE innovative performance of music and moving image from composer, pianist, and creative coder Larkhall at Turner Sims. The week continues with the SFW: Shorts Screening and Awards Ceremony and a selection of films here at MAST Mayflower Studios from Saturday 12 November to Saturday 19 November.


Sat 12 November

SFW: Shorts Screening and Awards Ceremony, 7:00pm

The best in international, regional and local film talent is screened and competes for prizes at the SFW: Shorts Screening and Awards ceremony.


Thu 17 November

Right of Way, 3:00pm

Dir. Various | UK | Archive footage & new artist film | Captioned for the hard of hearing

We’re told we all have a right to roam in the countryside – but does that apply to everyone equally?

Interstellar, 7:00pm

Dir. Christopher Nolan | USA | 2hr 49m | 12 | Sci-fi/Adventure | English Subtitles | Introduced by Nolan scholar Dr Stuart Joy

A team of explorers travel through a wormhole in space attempting to ensure humanity's survival, with introduction from Dr Stuart Joy.


Fri 18 November

My Mexican Bretzel, 3:00pm

Dir. Nuria Giménez | Spain | Docu-fiction | English Subtitles

Exquisite archive footage combines with the mid 20th century diary of a socialite, as she and her husband travel the world.

Queen of Glory, 7:00pm

Dir. Nana Mensah | USA | Comedy-Drama | Captioned for the hard of hearing

A Ghanaian-American, Ivy League scientist finds her life-plans disrupted when she unexpectedly inherits a neighbourhood Christian bookstore in the Bronx.


Sat 19 November

The Secret of NIMH, 10:00am

Dir. Don Bluth | USA | Animated Adventure | English subtitles

A widowed mouse lives with her children on a farm. When her son falls ill, she sets out to seek the aid of a colony of super-intelligent rats, with whom she has a deeper link.

All the Breathes, 3:00pm

Dir. Shaunak Sen | India | Documentary | English subtitles

Against the darkening backdrop of Delhi's apocalyptic air and escalating violence, two brothers devote their lives to protect a casualty of the turbulent times: the bird known as the Black Kite.

Neptune Frost, 7:00pm

Dir. Saul Williams, Anisia Uzeyman | USA/Rwanda | Sci-Fi | English subtitles

An intersex African hacker, a coltan miner and the virtual marvel born as a result of their union, Neptune Frost is one of the most unique sci-fi films of recent years.


Running Time
SFW Shorts Screening and Awards Approx 3 hours including an interval
Right of Way 1hr 30m
Interstellar 2hr 49m
My Mexican Bretzel 1hr 13m
Queen of Glory 1hr 18m
Secret of NIMH 1hr 22m
All That Breathes 1hr 31m
Neptune Frost 1hr 45m
Age Advice:

No Under 2s

SFW Shorts Screening and Awards 16+
Right of Way 12A
Interstellar 12
My Mexican Bretzel PG
Queen of Glory 15
Secret of NIMH U
All That Breathes 12A
Neptune Frost 15
Standard Pricing
Sat 12 Nov 2022 7.15pm £7.50
Thu 17, Fri 18 & Sat 19 Nov 2022

3.00pm & 7.00pm

Sat 19 Nov 2022 10:00am £3.00
Access Membership Companion seats 75% discount at all performances
Groups 10+ £1.00 off. 

Click here for further information on concessions, discounts & groups.




The Secret of Nimh

The Secret of Nimh

All That Breathes

All That Breathes

My Mexican Bretzel

My Mexican Bretzel

Queen of Glory

Queen of Glory

Right of Way

Right of Way

Neptune Frost

Neptune Frost