The inaugural Ramsgate International Film and TV Festival took place last weekend (24-26 March), with stars from the stage and screen descending on Thanet to support the new project.

Friday evening’s opening gala, at the Granville Theatre, was attended by an eclectic mix of actors, filmmakers, local residents and dignitaries, as the festival kicked off with a special “industry preview” screening of Leave Now (directed by the isle’s Stephen Frost), set almost entirely in Ramsgate, and with an all-local cast and crew.

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