Cinema reveals Universally Funny comedy film series

Riders of Justice is a 2020 Danish action comedy film.
Riders of Justice is a 2020 Danish action comedy film.

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Campbeltown Picture House is bringing back its Scottish Comedy Film Festival (SCOFF) for 2022 after ahiatus of a couple of years – for obvious reasons.

Information about the festival weekend in September will be announced soon but surrounding activity includes Universally Funny, a series of comedy films from around the world:

Hit the Road (12A), Iran, Thursday August 25
Hit the Road.
Hit the Road.

A chaotic tender family on a road trip across a rugged landscape, fussing over the sick dog and getting on each other’s nerves.

In Bruges (18), Ireland – set in Belgium, Thursday September 29
In Bruges.
In Bruges.

Two hit men are in Bruges waiting for their next mission. While they wait, they discuss their previous assignment. But when the new mission is revealed, it is not what they expected.

Rams (12A), Australia, Thursday October 27
Sam Neill stars in Australian comedy-drama film Rams.

In a remote Australian town, two estranged brothers are at war. But when one of their prize rams is diagnosed with a rare illness, authorities order a purge of every sheep in the valley. The brothers must work together to save them.

Boy (15) (New Zealand) Thursday November 24

Boy, an 11-year-old devout Michael Jackson fan, has a chance to get to know his absentee criminal father, who has returned to find a bag of money he buried years ago.

Riders of Justice (15), Denmark, Thursday December 15
Riders of Justice is a 2020 Danish action comedy film.
Riders of Justice.

Markus returns home to care for his daughter after his wife dies in a train accident. However, when a survivor of the wreck claims foul play, he embarks on a mission to find those responsible.

These screenings were made possible by funding from Film Hub Scotland, BFI Film Audience Network, The National Lottery and Screen Scotland.