HippFest Online


Welcome to HippFest at Home 2022

Can’t make it to Bo’ness this year?

Don’t worry you can still join us at selected events by registering for our online tickets to our digital events in February and March and to our live streams during the Festival.


Wed 23 Feb, 19:00
A String of Pearls: Mandarin Ducks, Butterflies, and Modern Shanghai in the 1920s (online premiere) (pre-record)
£FREE but ticketed / 45 mins / English subtitles

Wed 2 Mar, 19:00
Composing for A Movie World Tour (online premiere) (pre-record)
£FREE but ticketed / 45 mins / English subtitles

To tune in to our two online premieres ahead of the Festival, simply visit the HippFest Facebook page or the Falkirk Community Trust YouTube account at the advertised start times. Alternatively, you can also book a free ticket via the Box Office and be emailed a link ahead of the Premiere if preferable.


Wed 9 March | 19:00
Mark Kermode in Conversation with Neil Brand and Mike Hammond
£5 | £1 conc. | 45mins incl Q&A BSL-English interpretation supported event.

Mark Kermode in Conversation with Neil Brand and Mike Hammond’ will be broadcast via Zoom.
You can download Zoom for free by clicking here.

To attend this event you must purchase a ticket via the Hippodrome Box Office. Full details of how to watch the ‘in conversation’ will then be emailed to ticket-holders 48 hours before the event.



These events take place in the Hippodrome from where they will be live-streamed for HippFest audiences who can't make it on the day, and would like to watch at home.

Queen of Hearts: Mary Queen of Scots in Popular Culture 
Wednesday 16 March | 16:00
Online Stream is FREE but ticketed 

** Booking free tickets for this event gives you access to the online steam only, NOT the in-person screening.
1h 30m incl. Q&A.  BSL-English interpretation 

Screening material courtesy of National Library of Scotland Moving Image Archive, Celluloid Tapestry and Archive Film Agency
Supported by the Year of Stories 2022 Community Stories Fund.  

Wartime propaganda and peacetime diplomacy: 
Edith Cavell on Film 1915 – 1928 
Friday 18 March | 13:30 
Online Stream is FREE but ticketed

** Booking free tickets for this event gives you access to the online stream, NOT the in-person screening.
Performing live: Mike Nolan (piano) 1h 30m incl. Q&A. 
Screening material courtesy of BFI National Archive


How to Watch Live Streams

To tune in to the Talk live streams please book an e-ticket via the Box Office. The events will be streamed live via YouTube with BSL interpretation available. Our live streams are a pilot, and we cannot guarantee that questions submitted digitally will be asked during the event. All our online talks require a digital device with internet access. You will be sent a viewing link in your confirmation email 48 hours before the event.


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