73 Cinema is a community-led cinema programme, taking place every other Thursday from September-Christmas in the heart of Wrexham at Tŷ Pawb.

As part of each screening event we will show a selection of in-competition short films.

An awards ceremony will take place during our final screening.

Screening Dates:

• Thursday September 5th | 18:00 | Tŷ Pawb
• Thursday September 19th | 18:00 | Tŷ Pawb
• Thursday October 3rd | 18:00 | Tŷ Pawb
• Thursday October 17th | 18:00 | Tŷ Pawb
• Thursday October 31st | 18:00 | Tŷ Pawb
• Thursday November 14th | 18:00 | Tŷ Pawb
• Thursday November 28th | 18:00 | Tŷ Pawb
• Thursday December 12th | 18:00 | Tŷ Pawb

Each selected filmmaker will receive a complimentary ticket to their screening event - including access to our programmed feature film and any aftershow events such as Q&As.

They will also be offered the opportunity to introduce their film to the audience.

Categories supported by Odeon Eagles Meadow & King Street Coffee Company. Prizes TBA.


'73 Selects Award' for Best Film selected by the jury.

'People's Choice Award' for Best Film selected by the audience.

'Student Award' for Best Film submitted by a student.

'Local Award' for Best Film submitted by a resident of Wrexham.

• Films must have been made after January 2016.
• Films must be under 15 minutes (including credits).

All types of short film will be considered including music videos and art films.

We are happy to accept films in any language, however if your film is not in the English language we will require you to provide English subtitles.

If your film is selected for screening, we may also request English subtitles to assist those attending who are deaf or hard of hearing.

We may use short clips or stills from your film for promotional purposes. By submitting you are allowing us to also screen your film at the festival.

There will be no refunds if your submission is not eligible to be considered.

Overall Rating
  • James A Cook

    Thanks so much for inclusion of my work in your festival. I appreciated the well organized and communicative experience that I had throughout.

    January 2020
  • Joan Bentosela

    Very honoured to receive the Best Film Award!! Pity I could'nt attend the festival. Many thanks!!

    December 2019