Directors to appear at film festival

Derby Film Festival continues this week at Quad in the city centre.

A number of events and screenings have been lined up for the festival, which runs until May 10.

Writer and director Mark Herman (Little Voice, Purely Belter, Brassed Off and The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas) is in conversation from 7pm on Thursday, May 7, at 7pm, while director Peter Sasdy (Taste The Blood Of Dracula, Hands Of The Ripper, Countess Dracula and BBC’s The Stone Tape) is the special guest on Saturday, May 9, at 6.30pm.

The full programme is at