Film festival to kick off with latest Woody Allen movie

LEGENDARY film director Woody Allen's latest movie to open the 17th Bradford International Film Festival (BIFF).

The annual event, which will run until March 27, will kick off with the film, You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger, on March 16.

Festival artistic director Tony Earnshaw said: "We are thrilled to have Woody Allen's new film open the festival this year. I know our audience will be as delighted as we are to have this early opportunity to see his new film."

The festival will be part of a nationwide satellite broadcast of the National Theatre production of Frankenstein, directed by Danny Boyle. Audiences will be able to enjoy the delights of live theatre from their cinema seat at the National Media Museum on March 17.