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Theatre Camp
Theatre Camp

Tue, 14 Nov


The Poly

Theatre Camp

A hilarious mockumentary following a group of eccentric teachers and their stage-loving students at a theatre camp. N.B. This film is being screened on Tuesday 14th Nov, not the 19th as printed in the festival brochure.

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Time & Location

14 Nov 2023, 19:30 – 21:00

The Poly, 24 Church St, Falmouth TR11 3EG, UK


Award Winning films from Cornwall Film Festival

Theatre Camp | Dir Nick Lieberman & Molly Gordon | 2023 | 1h 33m | USA | Comedy / Drama | English | 12A

This Festival Director's pick from the Sundance Film Festival, a feel-good, life-affirming and joyful off-beat comedy celebrating anyone who doesn't fit in.   

Theatre Camp is a mockumentary reminiscent of the films of Christopher Guest (Best In Show), following the trials and tribulations of an Upstate New York Theatre Camp attempting to create and stage a masterpiece, good enough to save the camp from imminent closure.  

Tony Award winner Ben Platt and Molly Gordon star in the original comedy – lifelong best friends and drama instructors at a rundown camp in upstate New York. When clueless tech-bro Troy (Jimmy Tatro) arrives to run the property (into the ground), Amos, Rebecca-Diane, and production manager Glenn (Noah Galvin) band together with the staff and students, staging a masterpiece to keep their beloved summer camp afloat.    

Theater Camp won a Special Jury Award at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and received critical acclaim at the SXSW Film Festival.   

 ★★★★ 'A tight 94 minutes packed to the minute with visual gags and comments you don’t want to miss' Consequence

★★★★ 'A sense of joy emanates from nearly every frame of Theater Camp' The Observer

★★★★ 'Being a theater geek isn’t required to enjoy Theater Camp, but it certainly can’t hurt' IndieWire


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