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Win tickets to the UK Jewish Film Festival’s screening of The Great Dictator!

Win tickets to the UK Jewish Film Festival’s screening of The Great Dictator!

To celebrate the 17th Jewish Film Festival, which launched on October 30, we are giving you the chance to get your hands on a pair of tickets to Charlie Chaplin’s classic film THE GREAT DICTATOR taking place on 14th November in London.

Charlie Chaplin’s first talkie, made over a decade after the introduction of sound, stands as a brave and controversial piece of filmmaking. Entering production in 1937, at a time when many Americans saw Hitler as an ally rather than an enemy, the film was first released in 1940, prior to the United States’ entry into the Second World War.

Satirising Adolf Hitler, Chaplin plays a dual role: firstly as Adenoid Hynkel, the great dictator of the title and despotic ruler of Tomainia; and secondly – in a stroke of genius – as an amnesiac Jewish barber, who returns from the trenches of the First World War to discover that his shop is now part of a ghetto presided over by thuggish stormtroopers.

The 17th Jewish Film Festival will feature screenings of over 80 films and other special events across five cities – London, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool and Manchester.

To be in with a chance of winning, just answer the question below by leaving a comment to this post.

What year was The Great Dictator first released?


Ts & Cs
Open to UK residents aged 15 and over who enter the competition before closing date of Monday 11th November 2013.
The prize will consist of 2 x tickets to the UK Jewish Film Festival’s Screening of The Great Dictator
Travel & Accommodation is not included in the prize.

The closing date is Monday 11th November 2013 at 9am. Winners will be notified by telephone or email. Entries that are incomplete, illegible or fraudulent will be deemed invalid. No responsibility will be accepted for entries lost, corrupted or delayed in transmission.

If the winner does not confirm availability within 24 hours of contact, the ticket will be allocated to another person.

The winner may be required to collect the tickets on the day of the screening on 14th November at the Ciné Lumière (17 Queensbury Place, London SW7 2DT) starting at 8.30pm
This offer is not to be used in conjunction with any other offer/promotion

There are no cash alternatives

The major prize winners may be requested to take part in presentation, which could be used for publicity purposes

Regretfully, we cannot be held liable for system failures at the handling house, on the websites or on telephone hotlines. Neither can we be held responsible for the failure to fulfill the obligations of any third party involved in this promotion, or the descriptions provided by any third party for any items/experiences, although we will always Endeavour to minimize the effect to the participant of any such failure.

Entry into this competition constitutes acceptance of these Terms and Conditions.

We reserve the right to (a) award an alternative prize of equal or greater value and (b) in exceptional circumstances to vary, amend or withdraw this competition on reasonable notice.


  1. Neil Marklew

    The Great Dictator first released in 1940

  2. Donna

    1940’s 😉

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