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Bond vs Batman for film fest screenings.

By GRAHAM YOUNG What's On Writer graham.young@trinitymirror.com @_grahamyoung NOMINATIONS for the fifth annual outdoor Brindleyplace Film Festival have opened - with James Bond's Spectre and Batman's The Dark Knight Rises among 50 'Best of British' films to choose from.

Other choices include a possible 'Titanic' pairing of Leonardo DiCaprio in Inception and Kate Winslet in Steve Jobs as well as the rebirth of Star Wars' franchise, The Force Awakens.

Following a record 94,000 visitors last year, the 2016 festival of free screenings will run from July 12-21, just after the European Championships have ended.

Brindleyplace marketing executive Alex Perrins said: "The Brindleyplace Film Festival has become one of our most popular and most anticipated events, and come rain or shine it always attracts a crowd - what could be more British than watching a movie alfresco? "With that in mind, this year we'll be celebrating the best of British film, with more than 50 classic titles making the shortlist, including a selection of BAFTA winners.

"Putting the film choices into the hands of the public means there's something for everyone.

"If you want to make sure your favourite British film gets a screening - don't forget to vote!" The films with the most votes will be shown during the Film Festival, as well as any additional films suitable for families that receive multiple nominations.

Voting closes on Friday, May 13, and the full schedule of films will be announced shortly after.

To vote visit www.brindleyplace.com/event/brindleyplace-filmfestival-2016

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