AN INTERNATIONAL film festival set to return this summer following its postponement last year due to the pandemic.

Chichester Film Festival is back this year with open-air screenings of hit films for 21 days in August.

The popular festival is opening on August 6 and ending on August 29 showing a large variety of UK, American, European and world cinema.

The first weekend is kicking off with film classic South Pacific, new releases In the Heights and Space Jam: A New Legacy showing from Friday to Sunday.

The Argus: First tickets are available now for In the Heights (2021), Sout Pacific (1958) and Space Jam: New Legacy (2021).

It also shows a range of different films from documentaries to animation, as well as talks with filmmakers, tutors, actors, producers and critics.

The festival is run by artistic director Roger Gibson and cinema director and programmer Walter Francisco.

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They have invited film fans to join a preview event on Friday July 30.

For more information on screenings and how to book visit the festival's website here: