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02nd September 2017

SCREENING & EVENTS CALENDAR

2nd September 2017 @ 10:30 am
Beckenham Place Park Mansion

Please note that all screenings and events are on a first come/first served basis.  Do visit the website from time to time as we may…

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02nd September 2018

Movies at The Mansion – programme

September 2 @ 10:29 am
Beckenham Place Park Mansion

  Timings   Film Events   Where 10:30 am Doors Open 10:30am-11:45 Short animations from London International Animation Festival Large Hall 11:45 -12:15pm Screening: Peter…

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02nd September 2018

Short Animations from London International Animation Festival

September 2 @ 10:30 am
Beckenham Place Park Mansion

We start the day with a selection of animated short films curated by our friends from the London International Animation Festival. As always, they offer…

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02nd September 2018

The Amazing Giant Zoetrope

September 2 @ 10:30 am
Beckenham Place Park Mansion

Feeling creative? You can get stuck in with workshop facilitator Laura Kloss, who is returning this year with her amazing giant zoetrope. All throughout the…

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02nd September 2018

Art in the Park with Splattermake

September 2 @ 11:00 am
Beckenham Place Park

Throughout the day you can get creative with the help of our partners ‘Splattermake’ and our artist volunteers.  Their well equipped studio is a wonderful…

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02nd September 2018

Storytelling

September 2 @ 11:00 am
Beckenham Place Park Mansion

Of course all filmmaking starts with a story. Storytelling is a great art and we are pleased to invite local storyteller Sarah Hall from Splattheatre…

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02nd September 2018

Events throughout the day

September 2 @ 11:30 am
Beckenham Place Park

There will be plenty for you and your family to enjoy on the day.  Have a picnic on the grass with food provided by local…

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02nd September 2018

Peter and The Wolf

September 2 @ 11:45 am
Beckenham Place Park

This Oscar-winning animated version of Sergei Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf has all the ingredients of the timeless folk tale.  There’s the vast snowy field…

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02nd September 2018

Stop Motion Q&A and Workshop with Tim Allen

September 2 @ 12:15 pm
Beckenham Place Park

We are delighted to welcome renowned animator Tim Allen to our festival. Tim has worked on many films that will be familiar to us all:…

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02nd September 2018

My Life As a Courgette

September 2 @ 1:30 pm
Beckenham Place Park

Our first family feature is the wonderfully affecting French-Swiss stop-motion masterpiece ‘My Life as a Courgette’. Described by one reviewer as a ‘little miracle of…

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02nd September 2018

Slapstick with live piano by Cyrus Gabrysch

September 2 @ 3:00 pm
Beckenham Place Park

A running thread through much of our film programming this year is music. Even if a film is silent, it still has music to transport…

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02nd September 2018

Lost & Found

September 2 @ 4:00 pm
Beckenham Place Park

Based on the best selling book by Oliver Jeffers this is a wonderful animated tale about a young boy who, much to his surprise, finds…

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02nd September 2018

Felix

September 2 @ 4:30 pm
Beckenham Place Park

And finally, rounding off our cinema-filled day we finish with an uplifting film from South Africa.  ‘Felix‘ is a boy from a poor neighbourhood who…

Camberwell

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31st March 2016

Good Vibrations

31st March 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Joiners Arms – Camberwell

Feel-good biopic of record-store owner and music promoter Terri Hooley who was instrumental in developing Belfast’s punk-rock scene in the 1970s, fostering an alternative Irish…

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01st April 2016

Rocks in My Pocket

1st April 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience – Camberwell

A deeply personal, humorous and animated film about the effects of depression on several women in the same family. Rocks in My Pockets asks the…

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02nd April 2016

Song of the Sea

2nd April 2016 @ 1:00 pm
Camberwell Library

Song of the Sea is a beautiful traditionally animated film about a young Irish boy called Ben and his little sister Saoirse, who is able to…

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02nd April 2016

Wild Tales

2nd April 2016 @ 8:00 pm
The Cambria – Camberwell

An Oscar nominated film from Argentina, Wild Tales is a delicious chocolate box of six darkly humorous tales which explore the theme of revenge and the…

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03rd April 2016

Pantani: The Accidental Death of A Cyclist

3rd April 2016 @ 2:00 pm
Cycle PS – Camberwell

In 1998 Marco Pantani, the most flamboyant and popular cyclist of his era, won both the Tour de France and Giro d’Italia, a titanic feat…

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03rd April 2016

A Pigeon Sat On a Branch Reflecting On Existence

3rd April 2016 @ 4:00 pm
The Pigeon Hole Café – Camberwell

Sam and Jonathan, a pair of hapless travelling salesman selling novelties embark upon a tour of the human condition via 39 absurdist vignettes which blur…

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04th April 2016

The Falling

4th April 2016 @ 8:00 pm
The Crooked Well – Camberwell

It’s 1969 at a strict English girls’ grammar school where charismatic Abbie and intense and troubled Lydia are best friends. After a tragedy occurs at…

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05th April 2016

45 Years

5th April 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Camberwell Arms

A married couple who are preparing to celebrate their forty-fifth wedding anniversary receive shattering news that promises to change the course of their lives forever….

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06th April 2016

Carnival of Souls

6th April 2016 @ 8:00 pm
St Giles Church – Camberwell

As the lone survivor after traumatic car accident, Mary rebuilds her life and becomes drawn to a mysterious abandoned carnival where she must confront her…

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07th April 2016

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

7th April 2016 @ 9:00 pm
St Giles Church – Camberwell

In the Iranian ghost-town Bad City, a place that reeks of death and loneliness the townsfolk are completely unaware they are being stalked by a…

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08th April 2016

Another Sunday and Sweet FA + Fraktus

8th April 2016 @ 7:45 pm
Dulwich Hamlet Football Club

A night of beer, food, film and music as we celebrate Anglo-German relations and screen an iconic 70s T.V play set in the North of…

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09th April 2016

Paddington

9th April 2016 @ 1:00 pm
Sceaux Gardens Tenants and Residents Association – Camberwell

A young Peruvian bear travels to London in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone at Paddington Station, he meets the kindly Brown…

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09th April 2016

Changing Face of Camberwell + Pool of London

9th April 2016 @ 2:00 pm
William Booth College (Salvation Army) – Camberwell

A double bill featuring the charming Changing Face of Camberwell, from the 1960s, plus classic British noir crime thriller, Pool of London, shot on location…

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09th April 2016

Bugsy Malone

9th April 2016 @ 7:30 pm
Longfield Hall – Camberwell

The classic gangster story of Bugsy Malone told with the twist of an all child cast. This is a sing-along fancy dress themed night. Turn…

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10th April 2016

Suffragette

10th April 2016 @ 2:00 pm
William Booth College (Salvation Army) – Camberwell

Suffragette tells the story of the foot soldiers of the early British feminist movement. The suffragettes were forced underground to pursue a dangerous game of…

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10th April 2016

Tangerine

10th April 2016 @ 8:00 pm
The Flying Dutchman – Camberwell

On Christmas Eve, trans gender woman sex worker Sin-Dee Rella, who has just finished a twenty-eight day prison sentence, meats her best friend Alexandra at…

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02nd April 2017

Moana

2nd April 2017 @ 11:00 am
Whirled Cinema

In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain’s daughter’s island, she answers the Ocean’s call to seek…

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02nd April 2017

They Will Have to Kill us First

2nd April 2017 @ 7:30 pm
The Phoenix – Camberwell

Director Joanna Schwartz’s documentary follows a group of musicians who unite to organise a concert in Timbuktu, Mali, after Islamic extremists ban all forms of…

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03rd April 2017

Rear Window

3rd April 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Coldharbour Studios – Camberwell

Free event but please bring a donation to Pecan’s Southwark Foodbank in the form of food. Alfred Hitchcock’s cult classic thriller. A magazine photojournalist housebound…

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03rd April 2017

Under the Shadow

3rd April 2017 @ 7:30 pm
The Crooked Well – Camberwell

Time of this event to be confirmed. After Shideh’s building is hit my a missile during the Iran–Iraq War, a superstitious neighbour suggests that the…

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04th April 2017

Reality Bites

4th April 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Grand Union – Camberwell

Winona Ryder stars as Leliana, a recent college graduate living independently of her supportive out-of-touch parents. Leliana faces the realities of careers and relationships. She…

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05th April 2017

The Fabulous Baron Munchausen

5th April 2017 @ 7:30 pm
St Giles Church – Camberwell

Karel Zeman’s The Fabulous Baron Munchausen is an extraordinary and a charming film of the adventures of the self-confident Baron Munchausen (and his companion) in…

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06th April 2017

Kairo

6th April 2017 @ 9:00 pm
JazzLive at the Crypt – Camberwell

After college student Taguchi (Kenji Mizuhashi) commits suicide, a number of young adults living in Tokyo witness terrifying visions transferred across the internet. As more…

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07th April 2017

Back Story

7th April 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London

Back Story introduces Dedric, Daniel, Tyree, EJ, and Jeremy. Each has been given a camera, and has been told to document his life for six…

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08th April 2017

Son of Saul

8th April 2017 @ 1:00 pm
William Booth College (Salvation Army) – Camberwell

October 1944, Auschwitz-Birkenau. Saul Ausländer is Hungarian member of the Sonderkommando the group of Jewish prisoners isolated from the camp and forced to assist the…

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08th April 2017

Breaking Away

8th April 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Cycle PS – Camberwell

Dave (Dennis Christopher) and his working-class friends Cyril (Daniel Stern), Moocher (Jackie Earle Haley) and Mike (Dennis Quaid) spend their post-high school days in Bloomington,…

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09th April 2017

I, Daniel Blake

9th April 2017 @ 1:00 pm
William Booth College (Salvation Army) – Camberwell

The eponymous Daniel is an affable, 59-year-old carpenter in Newcastle, fighting to collect his Employment and Support Allowance after falling ill. Waiting to sign on…

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09th April 2017

Phantom of the Paradise

9th April 2017 @ 8:00 pm
The Flying Dutchman – Camberwell

Rock opera version of The Phantom of the Opera which also serves as a dark satire of the music business. Notorious record tycoon Swan has…

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10th April 2017

Victoria

10th April 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Sun of Camberwell

2015 German drama shot in a single continuous take. Spanish girl Victoria has recently moved to Berlin and one night bumps into a group of…

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15th March 2018

Bunch Of Kunst – A Film About Sleaford Mods

March 15 @ 8:00 pm
Joiners Arms – Camberwell

“This documentary film is the perfect antidote to those sexy, racy, rock ‘n’ roll yawns that most bands like to hide behind. We are indeed…

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16th March 2018

Loving Vincent

March 16 @ 8:00 pm
Cafe at The ORTUS – Camberwell

Loving Vincent is the world first all painted animated film telling the story of the life and death of Vincent Van Gogh. A young man,…

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18th March 2018

Free Fire

March 18 @ 2:00 pm
Cycle PS – Camberwell

Bold and fun, Free Fire is a high-energy action comedy about an arms deal that goes spectacularly wrong. Directed by Ben Wheatley (High Rise, Kill…

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18th March 2018

The Shed

March 18 @ 7:00 pm
The Phoenix – Camberwell

Due to demand we will be ‘hosting’ two separate screenings of The Shed, at 7pm and 9pm. Oobah will be joining us for a Q&A…

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19th March 2018

The Florida Project

March 19 @ 8:00 pm
The Crooked Well – Camberwell

Warm, winning, and gloriously alive, Sean Baker’s The Florida Project is a deeply moving and unforgettably poignant look at childhood. Set on a stretch of…

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20th March 2018

They Live

March 20 @ 8:00 pm
The Cambria – Camberwell

They Live, Carpenter’s 1988 paranoid freak-out, deserves to be thought of as a subversive masterpiece. John Nada (Roddy Piper) struggling to find work in a…

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21st March 2018

The Woman in Black

March 21 @ 8:00 pm
JazzLive at the Crypt – Camberwell

The film has been described by Reece Shearsmith (League of Gentleman) as “The most terrifying programme I’ve ever seen”. When a friendless old widow dies…

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22nd March 2018

Hausu (House)

March 22 @ 9:00 pm
JazzLive at the Crypt – Camberwell

An unforgettable mixture of bubblegum teen melodrama and grisly phantasmagoria, Obayashi’s deranged fairy tale Hausu (House) is one of Japanese cinema’s wildest supernatural ventures and…

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23rd March 2018

I Am Not a Witch

March 23 @ 8:00 pm
Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London

Part magic realist fable and part gendered social critique, Rungano Nyoni’s debut feature focuses on a young girl who is banished from her village in…

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24th March 2018

Dispossession: The Great Social Housing Swindle

March 24 @ 4:30 pm
William Booth College (Salvation Army) – Camberwell

In 2017, housing rose to the top of the British political agenda for the first time in a generation. But despite the media spotlight, few…

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25th March 2018

London Symphony

March 25 @ 2:00 pm
William Booth College (Salvation Army) – Camberwell

London Symphony is a brand new silent film – a city symphony – which offers a poetic journey through the capital. It is an artistic…

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25th March 2018

Paris Is Burning

March 25 @ 9:00 pm
The Flying Dutchman – Camberwell

We are proud to close this year’s festival with Paris Is Burning, an iconic chronicle of New York’s drag scene in the 1980s, focusing on…

Catford

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21st May 2016

Grease sing-a-long

21st May 2016 @ 6:30 pm
Culverley Green

Catford Film will join the ranks of the Open Air Cinema scene on Saturday, 21 May on Culverley Green SE6 with their most ambitious event…

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16th September 2016

Opening Gala – The Great Gatsby (12)

16th September 2016 @ 7:30 pm
The Broadway Theatre

An adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Long Island-set novel, where Midwesterner Nick Carraway is lured into the lavish world of his neighbour, Jay Gatsby. Soon…

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17th September 2016

Children’s Matinee – The Peanuts Movie

17th September 2016 @ 10:30 am
Abbotshall Road Healthy Lifestyle Centre

Snoopy embarks upon his greatest mission as he and his team take to the skies to pursue their arch-nemesis, while his best pal Charlie Brown…

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17th September 2016

Free Workshop: How to Make a short film

17th September 2016 @ 12:00 pm
The Talent Factory

Join us for the afternoon and learn the tips and tricks to making a short film. We will teach you about producing, directing, basic cinematography…

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17th September 2016

Life of Brian (15) – outdoor screening

17th September 2016 @ 7:30 pm
Catford Broadway

Brian is born on the original Christmas, in the stable next door and through a series of ridiculous events he gains a reputation as the…

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18th September 2016

20,000 Days On Earth (15)

18th September 2016 @ 7:30 pm
Catford Constitutional Club

Drama and reality combine in a fictitious 24 hours in the life of musician and international cultural icon Nick Cave. With startlingly frank insights and…

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21st September 2016

Shorts Night

21st September 2016 @ 8:00 pm
The Talent Factory

A fantastic night of independent short films, Q&A with the film makers and live music, hosted by Jamie Madge. Jamie comes with an impressive track…

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22nd September 2016

Zombieland (15)

22nd September 2016 @ 7:30 pm
The Broadway Theatre

A shy student trying to reach his family in Ohio, a gun-toting tough guy trying to find the last Twinkie, and a pair of sisters…

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23rd September 2016

Biggie and Tupac (15)

23rd September 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Catford Constitutional Club

In 1997 rap superstars Tupac Shakur and Christopher Wallace were gunned down in separate incidents. Nick Broomfield’s film introduces Russell Poole, an ex-cop with damning…

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24th September 2016

Free Workshop: Editing

24th September 2016 @ 12:00 pm
St Laurence Church

THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED. APOLOGIES FOR THE INCONVENIENCE. Spend the afternoon in the hands of an established film editor Jaime Estrada Torres who…

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24th September 2016

Closing Gala – Life is Beautiful (12A)

24th September 2016 @ 7:30 pm
St Laurence Church

When an open-minded Jewish librarian and his son become victims of the Holocaust, he uses a perfect mixture of will, humour and imagination to protect…

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08th September 2017

72 Hour Film Challenge

8th September 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Catford Constitutional Club

Catford Film 72 Hour Film Challenge 2017 Calling Film Makers Everywhere Catford Film are delighted to be hosting Catford’s very first 72 hour film challenge….

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08th September 2017

Opening Gala – A United Kingdom (12A)

8th September 2017 @ 7:00 pm
St Laurence Church

OPENING GALA Catford Free Film Festival 2017 We are delighted to open the festival where we left off last year, in the amazing setting of…

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09th September 2017

Producing Workshop

9th September 2017 @ 9:00 am
The Talent Factory

AN INTRODUCTION TO FILM AND VIDEO PRODUCING WITH ALEXANDRA BENTLEY **Free event – but must book a ticket due to limited spaces – see link…

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09th September 2017

My Life As A Courgette (PG)

9th September 2017 @ 10:30 am
Abbotshall Road Healthy Lifestyle Centre

KIDS SCREENING 10:00 Doors Open 10:30 Film starts Courgette is an intriguing nickname for a 9-year-old boy. Although his unique story is surprisingly universal. After his…

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09th September 2017

Directing Workshop

9th September 2017 @ 1:15 pm
Talent Factory

DIRECTING WORKSHOP – WITH TV AND FILM PROFESSIONAL NIGEL BRISTOW Free event – but must book a ticket due to limited spaces (see link below)…

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09th September 2017

Guardians of the Galaxy – Vol 2 (12A)

9th September 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Catford Broadway

Outdoors event – please bring something to sit on, chair or blanket Licenced Bar and Food available. 19:00 Music and bar 20:00 Film starts Set…

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10th September 2017

Camera Fundamentals Workshop

10th September 2017 @ 9:00 am
Talent Factory

CAMERA FUNDAMENTALS WITH CHICO DALL’INHA Free Event – But must book a ticket due to limit spaces – see link below https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/camera-fundamentals-catford-free-film-festival-tickets-36606941347 Today’s aspiring filmmakers…

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10th September 2017

Generation Revolution

10th September 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Catford Constitutional Club

Doors open all day – event starts 19:30 19:30 – Live music from The Fremen The Fremen describe themselves as Urban Rock, Black Rock or…

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12th September 2017

Spice World (PG)

12th September 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Little Nan’s Catford

20:00 Film Starts Join us in Little Nan’s Bar for Catford’s tastiest and quirkiest cocktails. What else could we possibly screen in the latest and…

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13th September 2017

The Best of the London Short Film Festival with Philip Ilson

13th September 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Talent Factory

We are delighted to be joined by Philip Ilson. Philip heads up the London Short Film Festival, and also curates the short films for the…

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14th September 2017

Mindhorn (15) – British Comedy Night

14th September 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Catford Broadway Studio

BRITISH COMEDY NIGHT (Free event – but MUST book to reserve a seat – small booking fee applies)) https://broadwaytheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873579960 We kick off our British comedy…

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15th September 2017

Gone Too Far (12A)

15th September 2017 @ 7:30 pm

AFRICAN NIGHT 19:00 Doors Open 19:30 Live music from Subajah, one of London’s leading reggae artists. Subajah is a Deep Roots Reagge singer-songwriter, originally from…

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16th September 2017

Scriptwriting Workshop

16th September 2017 @ 9:00 am
Talent Factory

SCRIPTWRITING WITH RUPERT JONES An introduction to the process of writing. Free event – but must book a ticket due to limited numbers – see…

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16th September 2017

Beauty and the Beast (PG) 2017

16th September 2017 @ 10:30 am
Good Hope Ladywell

09:00am Cafe open 10:30am Film starts Catford Film are delighted to join up with The Good Hope Cafe for our children’s screening of ths updated…

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16th September 2017

The Woman in Black

16th September 2017 @ 7:00 pm

Fright Night Party – Secret location – Film and party FRIGHT NIGHT PARTY Sponsored by The Purelake Group http://www.purelake.co.uk/ Book your free coach ticket here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/fright-night-party-tickets-36631156776 This…

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17th September 2017

Acting Workshop

17th September 2017 @ 10:00 am
12 Barmeston Road, Catford

Spend the day with experience acting coach, Ryan Laccohee. Ryan comes with a wealth of acting experience, and coaches actors in a variety of different…

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17th September 2017

Closing GALA – A Man Called Ove (15)

17th September 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Catford Constitutional Club

CLOSING GALA 19:00 Doors open 19:30 Live music with Bronzie Gold Bronzie Gold the lead singer/songwriter of the band Diamond Dust performs an acoustic set…

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07th September 2018

48hr film challenge

September 7 @ 7:00 pm

Back for 2018! Whether you’re a seasoned film-maker, or just fancy giving it a go, our 48hr film challenge is for you! Anyone interested in…

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09th September 2018

Blade Runner 2049 (15)

September 9 @ 7:30 pm
Catford Constitutional Club

We’re kicking off our third Catford Free Film Festival with 2017’s sci-fi blockbuster Blade Runner 2049. Join us for director Denis Villeneuve’s sequel to the…

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10th September 2018

Call Me By Your Name (15)

September 10 @ 7:30 pm
St Andrew’s Church Hall

Join us for a screening of Luca Guadagnino’s stunning coming of age romance ‘Call Me By Your Name’. Set in northern Italy in 1983, the…

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11th September 2018

Le Havre (PG)

September 11 @ 7:30 pm
St Laurence Church

We’re returning to the stunning St Lawrence’s Church for a special screening of Le Havre. Director Aki Kaurismäki’s  comedy-drama premiered at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival….

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12th September 2018

Cocktail (15)

September 12 @ 7:30 pm
Little Nan’s Catford

Love the 80s, love cocktails, love Catford? Then this event is for you! Join us at Little Nan’s Bar and enjoy one of their delightful…

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13th September 2018

City of God (18)

September 13 @ 7:30 pm
Catford Constitutional Club

We’re back at the Catford Constitutional Club for our Thursday evening screening, and looking forward to showing Fernando Meirelles and Kátia Lund’s City of God. The 2002 Brazilian…

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14th September 2018

Fright Night | Get Out (15)

September 14 @ 7:30 pm
Beckenham Place Park Mansion

We’re DEAD excited to return to the incredible Beckenham Place Mansion for this year’s Fright Night event with a screening of Jordan Peele’s Get Out…

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15th September 2018

Children’s Matinee | Paddington 2 (PG)

September 15 @ 10:30 am
St Andrew’s Church Hall

Always one of our favourite events of the festival, bring the whole family along to our kiddies screening of Paddington 2! Join Paddington, now happily…

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15th September 2018

Double Bill | I Am Not Your Negro (12) and Django Unchained (18)

September 15 @ 6:00 pm
Unit 2 & 3 Catford Shopping Centre

New for 2018, we’re bringing you a special double bill in our pop-up screening space at Unit 2-3 Catford Shopping Centre. Starting with Raoul Peck’s…

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16th September 2018

Closing Night | 48hr Film Challenge and Ready Player One (12)

September 16 @ 7:30 pm
Catford Constitutional Club

All good things must come to an end! Join us for our closing night screening of Ready Player One and enjoy some of the films…

Charlton & Woolwich

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04th May 2016

Planning meeting

4th May 2016 @ 7:30 pm
Woolwich Equitable

EVERYONE WELCOME The first Charlton & Woolwich Free Film Festival is due to take place in September 2016. Come along to the next planning and…

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09th September 2016

Select 18’s Introduction to CWFFF

9th September 2016 @ 7:45 pm
General Gordon Square

SElect18 are a new video production social enterprise, staffed by people recovering from drugs and alcohol misuse. They will be providing an introduction to the festival….

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09th September 2016

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

9th September 2016 @ 8:00 pm
General Gordon Square

The Charlton and Woolwich Free Film Festival opens with a cult classic. It’s all haunted mansions and secret labs, corsets and glitter, sex and the…

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10th September 2016

A Cinephiliac Moment & Virunga Screening

10th September 2016 @ 2:00 pm
Charlton House

Enjoy a cinephile Saturday afternoon at Charlton House as the Charlton and Woolwich Film Festival gets into full swing! 2.00pm – Talk: A Cinephiliac Moment:…

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10th September 2016

The Third Man

10th September 2016 @ 7:45 pm
St George’s Garrison Church, Woolwich

The Third Man is a British classic, directed by Carol Reed and starring Orson Welles. The movie is considered one of the greatest films of…

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11th September 2016

A Field in England plus SElect 18’s Christine

11th September 2016 @ 2:00 pm
Charlton House

The third day of the Charlton and Woolwich Free Film Festival kicks off with an afternoon of cinematic treats at Charlton’s hidden gem – Charlton…

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11th September 2016

Shaun of the Dead

11th September 2016 @ 4:00 pm
The White Swan

The fun continues on the third day of the Charlton and Woolwich Film Festival with zombie themed comedy at community pub the White Swan in…

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12th September 2016

The Peanuts Movie

12th September 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Shrewsbury House Community Centre Library

Our first kids screening of the Charlton and Woolwich Free Film Festival is the latest Snoopy and Charlie Brown adventure. As Charlie Brown embarks on…

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12th September 2016

City of Dreams

12th September 2016 @ 7:30 pm
Bathway Theatre, Woolwich

Director Brian Hill introduces his documentary musical set in Dharavi, Mumbai, the biggest slum in Asia. The film combines observational footage of the children’s daily…

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13th September 2016

Winter of Discontent

13th September 2016 @ 8:00 pm
The Blue Nile

This film will be introduced by MP for Greenwich & Woolwich Matthew Pennycook Film Plot: This film explores the pain that caused the fury leading…

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14th September 2016

Shaun the Sheep

14th September 2016 @ 6:00 pm
The Charlton Park Academy

This is a family screening which will include a short 3 minute welcome from the students at Charlton Park Academy. The Plot: Shaun the Sheep thinks…

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14th September 2016

Predator

14th September 2016 @ 6:30 pm
Bunker 51

Get into the mood for some horror, sci-fi action with our Predator screening with a difference at Bunker 51, a decommissioned Nuclear Bunker in the…

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15th September 2016

Short Film Screening – Charlton and Woolwich Free Film Festival

15th September 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Charlton House

Sit back and enjoy Charlton and Woolwich Free Film Festival’s short film night showcasing the best shorts around. We have  included a selection of of jaw-dropping, head-scratching masterpieces…

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16th September 2016

Monty Python & The Holy Grail

16th September 2016 @ 7:30 pm
Shrewsbury House Community Centre Library

Dress up in 70s Python for prizes, drink and Holy Grail Ale from the bar and join King Arthur and Patsy on their quest in…

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16th September 2016

Master and Commander (cancelled)

16th September 2016 @ 7:30 pm
General Gordon Square

Sadly, due to technical problems with the screen in General Gordon Square we have had to cancel this screening. Our apologies for any inconveniece. In…

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17th September 2016

Blow-Up Walk and Talk

17th September 2016 @ 5:00 pm
White Horse Pub

Blow-Up (1966) is writer/director Michelangelo Antonioni’s iconic view of London’s swinging 60s viewed through the world of fashion photography. It follows a quest by a photographer…

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17th September 2016

Blow-Up

17th September 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Charlton House

This iconic film of London’s swinging 60s made by one of the innovators of cinema, Michelangelo Antonioni is a combination of murder mystery and a…

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08th September 2017

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

8th September 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Building 10

Former scientist Galen Erso lives on a farm with his wife and young daughter, Jyn. His peaceful existence comes crashing down when the evil Orson…

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09th September 2017

Sunshine

9th September 2017 @ 2:00 pm
The Stables

A team of international astronauts are sent on a dangerous mission to reignite the dying Sun with a nuclear fission bomb in 2057. We are…

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09th September 2017

The Others

9th September 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Charlton House

A woman (Nicole Kidman) who lives in a darkened old house with her two photosensitive children becomes convinced that her family home is haunted. You…

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10th September 2017

Suffragette

10th September 2017 @ 3:00 pm
Greenwich Rugby Football Club

In early 20th-century Britain, the growing suffragette movement forever changes the life of working wife and mother Maud Watts (Carey Mulligan). Galvanized by political activist…

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10th September 2017

Withnail & I

10th September 2017 @ 8:00 pm
The White Swan

Bruce Robinson’s celebrated cult comedy starring Richard E. Grant and Paul McGann. It’s the end of the 1960s and two out-of-work actors, Withnail (Grant) and…

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11th September 2017

The Jungle Book

11th September 2017 @ 6:00 pm
The Charlton Park Academy

In this classic Walt Disney animation based on Rudyard Kipling’s book, Mowgli, an abandoned child raised by wolves, has his peaceful existence threatened by the…

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11th September 2017

Lust for Life

11th September 2017 @ 6:30 pm
artFix Woolwich

This lauded drama depicts the life of revered Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh. An intense and imaginative artist, Van Gogh possesses undeniable talent, but he…

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11th September 2017

Trading Places

11th September 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Woolwich Equitable

Take two complete strangers, make one of them rich the other poor… just watch the fun while they’re… TRADING PLACES.  A classic 80’s bank comedy! …

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11th September 2017

Ha’way The Lads

11th September 2017 @ 8:00 pm
The White Swan

TV documentary on Jimmy Seed’s determination to break away from gruelling work in the coalmines to lead a distinguished career in playing football and managing….

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12th September 2017

Kubo and the Two Strings

12th September 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Thorntree Primary School

Kubo and the Two Strings is an epic action-adventure set in a fantastical Japan. Clever, kindhearted Kubo ekes out a humble living, telling stories to…

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12th September 2017

Hidden Figures

12th September 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Thorntree Primary School

As the United States raced against Russia to put a man in space, NASA found untapped talent in a group of African-American female mathematicians that…

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13th September 2017

Frida

13th September 2017 @ 6:30 pm
artFix Woolwich

FRIDA is the triumphant motion picture about an exceptional woman who lived an unforgettable life. A product of humble beginnings, Frida Kahlo (Hayek) earns fame…

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13th September 2017

Dirty Dancing

13th September 2017 @ 8:30 pm
The Stables

Baby (Jennifer Grey) is one listless summer away from the Peace Corps. Hoping to enjoy her youth while it lasts, she’s disappointed when her summer…

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14th September 2017

1000 Londoners

14th September 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Old Cottage Coffee Shop Cafe

Short film portraits of our fellow Londoners. We’ll be showing a selection of short films from the 1000 londoners project, a series aimed at describing…

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14th September 2017

International Short Film Festival

14th September 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Charlton House

The International Short Film Competition Screening will be at the Grand Library of the reputedly haunted Charlton House from 7pm – 11pm. Films are 18+…

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15th September 2017

Battle of Britain

15th September 2017 @ 7:45 pm
St George’s Garrison Church, Woolwich

A faithful re-telling of one of the few battles that can truly be said to have changed the course of history. The film faithfully follows…

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16th September 2017

Rising From Ashes

16th September 2017 @ 2:00 pm
The Stables

Rising from Ashes is a feature length documentary about the first Rwandan national cycling team in their bid to make history and represent their country…

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16th September 2017

Grease Sing-a-Long

16th September 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Building 10

Experience the friendships, romances and adventures of a group of high school kids in the 1950s. Welcome to the singing and dancing world of “Grease,”…

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21st February 2018

Planning Meeting

February 21 @ 7:30 pm
Charlton House

Our first meeting for 2018, open to everyone, is at Charlton House SE7 7:30pm Wednesday 21st February 2018. You’re very welcome.

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07th September 2018

Yellow Submarine

September 7 @ 7:30 pm
Shrewsbury House Community Centre Library

The music-loving inhabitants of Pepperland are under siege by the Blue Meanies, a nasty group of music-hating creatures. The Lord Mayor of Pepperland (Dick Emery)…

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08th September 2018

Mary Poppins

September 8 @ 7:30 pm
Charlton House

When Jane (Karen Dotrice) and Michael (Matthew Garber), the children of the wealthy and uptight Banks family, are faced with the prospect of a new…

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09th September 2018

This is Spinal Tap

September 9 @ 8:00 pm
The White Swan

“This Is Spinal Tap” shines a light on the self-contained universe of a metal band struggling to get back on the charts, including everything from…

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10th September 2018

Arena – Stanley and his Daughters

September 10 @ 7:30 pm
artFix Woolwich

‘Children of geniuses tend to have a rather hard time of it. If you’re a genius you have to be a bit tough’, says Unity…

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11th September 2018

Journey’s End

September 11 @ 7:30 pm
Charlton House

Based on R.C. Sherriff’s 1928 play of the same name, this 2017 adaptation gives an insight into the experiences of a group of British officers…

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11th September 2018

Get Out

September 11 @ 7:30 pm
artFix Woolwich

Now that Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) and his girlfriend, Rose (Allison Williams), have reached the meet-the-parents milestone of dating, she invites him for a weekend getaway…

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11th September 2018

Jargon – More Than You Ever Wanted To Know & The Joy of Essex

September 11 @ 7:30 pm
The Tramshed

          Jonathan Meades turns his forensic gaze on that modern phenomenon that drives us all up the wall – jargon. In…

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12th September 2018

Snatch

September 12 @ 7:30 pm
The Star

Unscrupulous boxing promoters, violent bookmakers, a Russian gangster, incompetent amateur robbers, and supposedly Jewish jewelers fight to track down a priceless stolen diamond. Illegal boxing…

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12th September 2018

Do the Right Thing

September 12 @ 7:30 pm
artFix Woolwich

Salvatore “Sal” Fragione (Danny Aiello) is the Italian owner of a pizzeria in Brooklyn. A neighborhood local, Buggin’ Out (Giancarlo Esposito), becomes upset when he…

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13th September 2018

The Doo Dah Man

September 13 @ 7:30 pm
Starbucks

The year is 1980, and Jake (Will Brittain) seems to have his life going in all the right directions. He’s got a supportive mother and…

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13th September 2018

3rd Edition of the International Short Film Competition

September 13 @ 7:30 pm
Charlton House

And the winner is… The 3rd edition of the Charlton and Woolwich Short Film Competition will bring a selection of very exciting short films under…

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14th September 2018

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

September 14 @ 6:30 pm
Shrewsbury House Community Centre Library

While truanting from school, young siblings Jeremy and Jemima meet the beautiful Truly Scrumptious (Sally Ann Howes), who falls for their widowed father, Caractacus Potts…

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14th September 2018

The Dish

September 14 @ 7:00 pm
Charlton House

July 1969. Apollo 11’s astronauts will walk on the moon – and a huge satellite dish outside a sheep-farming Australian town has been chosen to…

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14th September 2018

Young Frankenstein

September 14 @ 7:45 pm
Severndroog Castle

An American grandson of the infamous scientist in invited to Transylvania, where he discovers the process that reanimates a dead body. Respected medical lecturer Dr…

Ealing

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11th August 2017

The Ladykillers

11th August 2017 @ 8:30 pm
Ealing Green

Join us for a FREE outdoor screening of The Ladykillers on Friday 11 August 2017. Perhaps the best-loved classic Ealing Comedy will be screened for…

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12th August 2017

Dreamgirls

12th August 2017 @ 8:30 pm
Ealing Green

Join us for a FREE outdoor screening of Dreamgirls on Saturday 12 August 2017, 8.30pm on Ealing Green, in the space opposite the Grove Pub….

Glasgow West End

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17th March 2018

Daughters of the Dust

March 17 @ 6:00 pm
The Africa Arts Centre HQ – Glasgow

At the turn of the 20th Century, a family in South Carolina suffer a schism due to different generational values. Hosted by the African Arts…

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18th March 2018

Vertigo

March 18 @ 6:00 pm
Inn Deep – Glasgow

This Alfred Hitchcock classic is a story of romance and obsession set in San Francisco. Jimmy Stewart stars as a detective drawn into this world…

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19th March 2018

Blues Brothers

March 19 @ 7:30 pm
Community Central Halls – Glasgow

A musical cult classic, Jake and Elwood aka The Blues Brothers set out on an adventure through the USA on a mission to save the…

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20th March 2018

Alien

March 20 @ 6:00 pm
The 78 Cafe Bar – Glasgow

The crew of the Nostromo come face to face with an alien terror in this horror masterpiece from director Ridley Scott. Shaping both sci-fi and…

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21st March 2018

Belleville Rendezvous

March 21 @ 6:00 pm
Alliance Française Glasgow

A 2003 animated film from France that’s beloved by children and adults alike, this charming adventure follows an elderly woman trying to help her grandson…

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22nd March 2018

The Handmaiden – EVENT CANCELLED

March 22 @ 6:00 pm
The Flying Duck – Glasgow

Apologies, unfortunately we’ve had to cancel this event because of a fire in Glasgow. A beautiful South Korean film delving into seduction and eroticism, The…

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23rd March 2018

Ratcatcher

March 23 @ 6:00 pm
New Glasgow Society

1973 Glasgow sees young boy James searching for relief from his family. The coming of age story follows James as his friendships grow and wane…

Herne Hill

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07th April 2016

Planning meeting

7th April 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Railway Tavern – Tulse Hill

Our 2016 Herne Hill Free Film Festival is drawing closer; do you want to be involved? We’ll be getting local people to local venes to…

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29th April 2016

Laurel & Hardy double bill with live score by Neil Brand

29th April 2016 @ 8:30 pm
Station Square

A riotous pair of short films featuring the dizzying escapades of Laurel and Hardy, complete with live accompaniment on piano by the incomparable Neil Brand.  Big…

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30th April 2016

48 Hour Film Challenge

30th April 2016 @ 12:00 pm
Prince Regent Pub

We want you to come and make a film in a weekend. We give you a prop, a line of dialogue, a Herne Hill location and 48…

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30th April 2016

Superbob – With Q&A from director

30th April 2016 @ 8:00 pm
effraspace

The World’s only superhero lives in Peckham. Faster than a bullet, crap with girls.After a freak meteor storm turns postman Bob into a superhero, he…

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01st May 2016

Kajaki + actor Q&A

1st May 2016 @ 7:30 pm
Prince Regent Pub

Bafta-nominated Kajaki is tense, powerful and moving. The true-life story of the ultimate race against time. Join us in the Prince Regent and witness the…

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02nd May 2016

Aguirre, The Wrath of God + The Park

2nd May 2016 @ 7:30 pm
The Lido Café

Come down to the Lido Cafe to see one of this visionary filmmaker’s greatest achievements! Based loosely on the true story of 16th-century conquistador Lupe…

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05th May 2016

Le Havre + talk by Play4Calais

5th May 2016 @ 7:30 pm
Prince Regent Pub

We are pleased to present Le Havre, in collaboration with Play4Calais. The latest film by Aki Kaurismäki is a heart-warming comedy about an African immigrant who arrives…

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06th May 2016

The Breakfast Club

6th May 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Rosendale Primary School – Herne Hill

Five high school students are sentenced to detention and are forced to spend their Saturday in the school library.   John Hughes wrote and directed…

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07th May 2016

Paddington (Relaxed Screening)

7th May 2016 @ 3:00 pm
Herne Hill School

The Herne Hill Free Film Festival is delighted to be bringing you a relaxed* screening of the charming 2015 film Paddington. A young Peruvian bear…

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07th May 2016

Good Bye Lenin!

7th May 2016 @ 9:00 pm
Judith Kerr Primary School

In 1990, to protect his fragile mother from a fatal shock after a long coma, a young man must keep her from learning that her…

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08th May 2016

Palio

8th May 2016 @ 7:30 pm
Prince Regent Pub

Twice a year the Tuscan city of Siena goes crazy for the oldest horse race in the world: the Palio. Strategy, bribery and corruption play…

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10th May 2016

24 Hour Party People + Midnight of my life

10th May 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Off the Cuff Bar – Herne Hill

Midnight of my life (8mins) Steve Marriott is one of the British music scene’s greatest vocalists. Midnight Of My Life is a poignant study of…

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11th May 2016

Ex Machina + Q&A with Murray Shanahan (scientific advisor to the film)

11th May 2016 @ 7:30 pm
South London Makerspace

Alex Garland, writer of 28 Days Later and Sunshine, makes his directorial debut with the stylish and cerebral thriller, Ex Machina. Please note: this venue has…

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12th May 2016

Who Am I?

12th May 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Prince Regent Pub

Three very different short films about individuality and identity, with Q&As from those involved. Join us for ‘I Have Aspergers Syndrome’, ‘Lia’, and the award winning ‘Beverley’. Beverley…

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13th May 2016

Breaking Away

13th May 2016 @ 8:30 pm
Herne Hill Velodrome

Set in 1970s American Midwest, Academy Award winning film Breaking Away explores the struggles of four young men from working class backgrounds as they find cycle racing…

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15th May 2016

The Cove

15th May 2016 @ 7:30 pm
Prince Regent Pub

Winner of the 2009 Oscar for Best Documentary, The Cove does what every great documentary with a cause should; it educates, entertains, and inspires audiences to…

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17th May 2016

Koyaanisqatsi + Stop Making Sense

17th May 2016 @ 7:30 pm
Off the Cuff Bar – Herne Hill

Koyaanisqatsi (film starts at 7.30pm) In the Hopi language, the word Koyaanisqatsi means “unbalanced life”. The film depicts different aspects of the relationship between humans,…

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18th May 2016

Uncle Boonme who can recall his past lives

18th May 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Lombok Thai Restaurant

Winner of both the Asian Film Awards and the Palme D’or at Cannes in 2010, this is a visionary film in the director’s characteristic style:…

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19th May 2016

Extreme Camping Short Film Night

19th May 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Prince Regent Pub

Two fantastic and inspiring adventure films from the opposite ends of the camping world! Camping with the Barstows – certificate PG, 19mins (1957-61) A family adventure from…

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21st May 2016

Grease sing a long

21st May 2016 @ 9:00 pm
Brockwell Park – Herne Hill

Grease is a pleasing, energetic musical packed with infectiously catchy songs – come along to Brockwell Park, join the Grease loving crowds and sing along…

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22nd May 2016

48 Hour Film competition awards

22nd May 2016 @ 6:00 pm
effraspace

Come and see this year’s winning films and the presentation of awards from Oscar winning producer David Parfitt. Now in its 4th year, the competition…

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22nd May 2016

Silent Running

22nd May 2016 @ 9:00 pm
South London Botanical Institute

Come to the gardens of the South London Botanical Institute and watch Silent Running – a sci-fi classic about an uncomplicated man faced with a complicated…

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25th May 2016

This Changes Everything

25th May 2016 @ 8:00 pm
South London Botanical Institute

What if confronting the climate crisis is the best chance we’ll ever get to build a better world? Filmed over over four years in nine countries and…

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26th May 2016

A Sunday In Hell

26th May 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Canopy Beer

Follow the rigours of the 1976 Paris–Roubaix bicycle race from the perspective of participants, organisers and spectators at this special screening at Canopy Beer Co.  This…

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27th May 2016

Short Film Night

27th May 2016 @ 8:00 pm
effraspace

A night showcasing the amazing local filmmaking talent. Back for its third year, a night of films either by local filmmakers or films shot locally…

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28th May 2016

Whiplash

28th May 2016 @ 9:00 pm
Brockwell Lido – Herne Hill

“Whiplash will spit you out elated, exhausted and cheering for an encore.”  Come to Brockwell Lido and witness the multi-Oscar winner in all its glory!…

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29th May 2016

Just To See: A Mystery – A Portrait of Photographer Philip Perkis

29th May 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Prince Regent Pub

Join us at The Prince Regent for the UK Premiere of Just To See: A Mystery, a moving documentary on the photographer Philip Perkis. This screening will…

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31st May 2016

Herne Hill free film festival Sponsors

31st May 2016 @ 9:00 pm

“Free makes it inclusive, donations make it happen” Our two main festival sponsors this year are Boki’s Hair Salon and Pedder Property. We also have…

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03rd December 2016

Dinner for One

3rd December 2016 @ 12:00 pm
Judith Kerr Primary School

If you thought German New Year celebrations were all about glühwein, strudel, hearty men playing brass instruments and lederhosen you would, apparently, be wrong. You’d…

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04th December 2016

Tangerine

4th December 2016 @ 7:30 pm
The Lido Café

It’s a feature film shot on an iPhone 5s. If that doesn’t intrigue you enough to want to join us at The Lido Café on…

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07th December 2016

Rare Exports

7th December 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Off the Cuff Bar – Herne Hill

Something buried deep inside Koryatunturi in Lapland has been awakened, and reindeer have started to die. Come to OTC on 7th December at 20:00 to…

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09th December 2016

Love Actually

9th December 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Rosendale Primary School – Herne Hill

A favourite film for some and a life-draining 2hr 15mins for others, Love Actually is now (whether we want it to be or not) well…

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10th December 2016

It’s a Wonderful Life

10th December 2016 @ 6:00 pm
All Saints Church

It may not have won any Oscars but It’s a Wonderful Life is truly one of the great Christmas films. Join us at All Saints…

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11th December 2016

Frozen (sing-along edition!) First Screening

11th December 2016 @ 1:30 pm
effraspace

We don’t want to ruin the film for people that haven’t seen it, but we can reveal that Frozen involves Anna and her sister Elsa,…

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11th December 2016

Frozen (sing- along edition!) Second Screening

11th December 2016 @ 4:00 pm
effraspace

We don’t want to ruin the film for people that haven’t seen it, but we can reveal that Frozen involves Anna and her sister Elsa,…

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11th December 2016

The Great Beauty

11th December 2016 @ 7:30 pm
The Lido Café

An Oscar winner from one of Italy’s finest working Directors, The Great Beauty is a film about a novelist and journalist who on his sixty-fifth…

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12th December 2016

Religulous

12th December 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Prince Regent Pub

See Jesus crucified. Hear from a holocaust denying rabbi. Visit a roadside Trucker’s chapel in the US. All in little more than 90 minutes! Come…

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13th December 2016

Trading Places

13th December 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Off the Cuff Bar – Herne Hill

Dan Aykroyd, Eddie Murphy, a randy gorilla and commodities trading. If ever there was a recipe for a Christmas comedy classic, 1983’s Trading Places is…

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15th December 2016

Bad Santa

15th December 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Canopy Beer

Billy Bob Thornton has a criminal record, a drinking problem, a red and white suit and a weakness for festive robberies. Join us at 8pm…

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17th December 2016

Miracle on 34th Street

17th December 2016 @ 7:30 pm
Holy Trinity Church

When the lives of mother and daughter Santa sceptics intersect with that of Kris Kringle, one of the pair begins to suspect he may be…

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18th December 2016

Elf

18th December 2016 @ 3:00 pm
Fison Fitness

Come to Fison Fitness on Sunday 18th December to watch Buddy the elf travel to New York in search of his real father, and help…

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19th December 2016

Nightmare Before Christmas

19th December 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Prince Regent Pub

Jack Skellington, the pumpkin king, is tired of Halloweentown. When he stumbles upon Christmas Town he wants to share his discovery with his friends back…

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21st December 2016

In Pursuit of Silence

21st December 2016 @ 8:00 pm
South London Botanical Institute

Patrick Shen’s new film In Pursuit of Silence is a meditative film about our relationship with silence, sound and the impact of noise on our…

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28th April 2017

BFG (Q&A with Mark Rylance)

28th April 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Rosendale Primary School – Herne Hill

Directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Mark Rylance, BFG is the hopscotchy adaptation of Roald Dahl’s book about a young orphan named Sophie and the…

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29th April 2017

48 Hour Film Competition

29th April 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Prince Regent Pub

The Herne Hill Free Film Festival’s 48 Hour Film Competition is back for its fifth year, continuing its search for local filmmaking talent. If you’re…

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29th April 2017

Metropolis

29th April 2017 @ 7:30 pm
All Saints Church

The first great sci-fi film, Metropolis fixed for the rest of the century the image of a futuristic city as a hell of scientific progress…

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30th April 2017

Untold Stories (Punks for West Papua and Marikana: Precious Metal)

30th April 2017 @ 8:00 pm
effraspace

On 30 April from 8pm the Herne Hill Free Film Festival is hosting its Untold Stories evening at effraspace. With two films about unconnected tragedies…

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01st May 2017

Embrace of the Serpent

1st May 2017 @ 8:00 pm
The Lido Café

A winner at Cannes and a nominee for the 2015 Best Foreign Language Oscar (Colombia’s first ever Oscar nomination), Embrace of the Serpent tells two…

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02nd May 2017

Demain (Tomorrow)

2nd May 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Elmgreen School

Faced with a future that scientists say is a great cause for concern, Demain optimistically identifies initiatives in ten countries around the world that have…

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03rd May 2017

The Future is Female Evening (feat. Four Mums in a Boat)

3rd May 2017 @ 8:00 pm
The Florence

Centred around the documentary Four Mums in a Boat, about four mums from Yorkshire who met on the school run and decided to row across…

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04th May 2017

Adult Life Skills

4th May 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Prince Regent Pub

While you would not be wrong in calling Adult Life Skills a playful drama about a woman who lives in a shed you’d be missing…

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05th May 2017

Imitation of Life

5th May 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Holy Trinity Church

Despite receiving a luke-warm reception from the critics on its release in 1959, Imitation of Life is now widely regarded as one of the masterpieces…

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06th May 2017

Victoria

6th May 2017 @ 8:30 pm
Judith Kerr Primary School

Shot in a single take during the early hours of 27 April 2014 in Berlin, and with most of the dialogue improvised by the small…

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07th May 2017

Adventure Film Night: Bear Island + Short Films

7th May 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Prince Regent Pub

After a capacity crowd in 2016 we decided to host a second Herne Hill Adventure Film Night in 2017 headlined by Bear Island, the followup…

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08th May 2017

Train to Busan

8th May 2017 @ 8:00 pm
The Half Moon

If you thought snakes on a plane had potential but was too tame, you may want to come to The Half Moon on 8 May…

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09th May 2017

Bob Roberts

9th May 2017 @ 8:00 pm
The Florence

In 1992 Bob Roberts, a satirical American-British mockumentary, was released written, directed by and starring Tim Robbins. The film wasn’t a massive success at the…

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10th May 2017

Beautiful Devils

10th May 2017 @ 8:00 pm
The Half Moon

Screening at 8pm on 10 May at The Half Moon is this modern retelling of Shakespeare’s Othello, set within the music scene of East London….

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11th May 2017

Easy Rider

11th May 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Canopy Beer

A down-and-dirty directorial debut from former clean-cut teen star Dennis Hopper, Easy Rider is the definitive counterculture blockbuster. In 1969 it heralded the arrival of…

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12th May 2017

The Big Lebowski

12th May 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Off the Cuff Bar – Herne Hill

It’s The Big Lebowski, it’s free (although we’d really appreciate your donations), there’s gonna be a quiz and there’s also gonna be White Russians. We…

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13th May 2017

Moonlight

13th May 2017 @ 9:00 pm
Effra Early Years Centre

To try and sell Moonlight to you as the winner of the 2017 Best Picture Oscar would be true, but it also wouldn’t give the…

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14th May 2017

Cameraperson

14th May 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Prince Regent Pub

Cinematographer Kirsten Johnson has shot movies including Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004), Kirby Dick’s The Invisible War (2012) and Laura Poitras’s Citizenfour (2014), and in Cameraperson she has created an audacious…

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15th May 2017

Fuocoammare (Fire at Sea)

15th May 2017 @ 8:00 pm
The Half Moon

Winner of the Golden Bear at the 66th Berlin International Film Festival, Fire at Sea (or Fuocoammare) is a documentary shot on the Sicilian island…

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16th May 2017

War of Words

16th May 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Off the Cuff Bar – Herne Hill

Warning: explicit language! What started as an internet phenomenon has now hit the streets, bars and even major arenas: the noble art of verbal humiliation. Rap…

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18th May 2017

Do the Right Thing

18th May 2017 @ 8:00 pm
198 Contemporary Arts and Learning

A regular on lists of the best films of all time and the film that brought Spike Lee fame, fortune and a reputation as one…

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20th May 2017

Moana

20th May 2017 @ 2:00 pm
effraspace

In a strong year for animation in which Disney, Pixar, Illumination, Laika and Studio Ghibli all jostled for the Oscars’ crown Disney doubled down late…

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20th May 2017

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

20th May 2017 @ 9:00 pm
Brockwell Park – Herne Hill

A cult classic since its release in 1994, The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert tells the music-heavy tale of two drag-queens and a…

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21st May 2017

Murderball

21st May 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Fison Fitness

Despite being centred on the sport of Wheelchair Basketball, Murderball isn’t really a sports film. It is however one of those rare documentaries where life…

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23rd May 2017

Little Shop of Horrors

23rd May 2017 @ 8:00 pm
South London Botanical Institute

If the story, of a nerdy florist who finds success and romance with the help of a giant man-eating plant, doesn’t make you want to…

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25th May 2017

Short Film Night

25th May 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Prince Regent Pub

A staple of the Herne Hill Free Film Festival’s programme since we began all the way back in 2012 our Short Film Night looks set…

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26th May 2017

La La Land

26th May 2017 @ 9:00 pm
Herne Hill Velodrome

In early 2017 a musical was released in UK cinemas that went unnoticed, starred a cast of unknowns and had a score that can be…

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27th May 2017

Arrival

27th May 2017 @ 9:00 pm
Evelyn Grace Academy

We’ve always thought that Zaha Hadid’s Evelyn Grace Academy looks like it’s come straight out of science fiction movie, so when we got the chance…

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28th May 2017

48 Hour Film Competition Awards

28th May 2017 @ 4:00 pm
effraspace

The Herne Hill Free Film Festival’s 48 Hour Film Competition is back for its fifth year, continuing its search for local filmmaking talent. If you’re…

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28th May 2017

Station Square Silent Showcase

28th May 2017 @ 9:00 pm
Station Square

With the new piano now well established outside Herne Hill station the Herne Hill Free Film Festival is pleased to be bringing a night of…

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29th May 2017

Something Better to Come

29th May 2017 @ 8:00 pm
The Lido Café

Shown to a sell-out crowd at the Barbican in March 2017, the Herne Hill Free Film Festival is excited to be bringing Hannah Polak’s 2014…

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07th December 2017

Babette’s Feast

7th December 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Herne Hill Baptist Church

On 7 December put down your LEGO, haul yourself out of your Arne Jacobsen chair and turn off your Bang & Olufsen stereo (playing Aqua’s…

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09th December 2017

Festive Family Shorts

9th December 2017 @ 1:00 pm
Judith Kerr Primary School

Come along to Judith Kerr’s annual German Christmas market between 1pm and 4pm, and once you’ve picked up a pretzel, mustardised that bratwurst and filled your…

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09th December 2017

Elf

9th December 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Holy Trinity Church

Come to Holy Trinity Church on Saturday 9 December to watch Buddy the Elf travel to New York in search of his real father, and…

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10th December 2017

Paris, Texas

10th December 2017 @ 7:00 pm
The Lido Café

Paris, Texas is a stunningly told and gorgeously shot examination of alienation, identity and family breakdown. We honestly can’t think of a better way to…

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14th December 2017

The Italian Job

14th December 2017 @ 8:00 pm
South London Makerspace

Come down to the South London Makerspace on Thursday 14th December and enjoy the all-time 60s cult comedy classic heist film with the craziest car…

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16th December 2017

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

16th December 2017 @ 7:30 pm
All Saints Church

After the success of the Herne Hill Free Film Festival’s screening of La La Land in May, we know that SE24 loves a good musical….

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17th December 2017

Arthur Christmas

17th December 2017 @ 3:00 pm
Copper Beech Cafe

Give your festive cheer a mid-December boost at the Copper Beech Cafe at JAGs Sports Club on the 17th December at 3pm, with a free…

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19th December 2017

Jet Trash

19th December 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Prince Regent Pub

Christmas films are always filled with beautiful snowy scenes of love, friendship and good will to all men. We know however that Christmas season in London…

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20th December 2017

Krampus

20th December 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Canopy Beer

Canopy Beer Co. hosts our final event of our Christmas free film festival with a traditional seasonal film but one which below the surface has…

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28th April 2018

Make a Film in a Day!

April 28 @ 12:00 pm
198 Contemporary Arts and Learning

If you’ve ever been tempted to make a film, but haven’t known how, come along to the 198 Gallery on Railton Road on April 28th…

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01st May 2018

Loving Vincent + Q & A

May 1 @ 8:00 pm
The Lido Café

It is with great pleasure that we are launching our 2018 Free Film Festival with the award winning animation ‘Loving Vincent’.  Afterwards we have a…

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02nd May 2018

48Hr Film Competition “Toolkit”

May 2 @ 7:30 pm
The Half Moon

Ever wanted to know how screen actors do it? Thinking of entering the 48hr film challenge but you’re unsure of the best way to make…

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03rd May 2018

London WIP Club

May 3 @ 7:00 pm
The Florence

The WIP Club. Intrigued? Get on down to the Lupino Room at the Florence, where we’re teaming up for the first time with this roving…

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04th May 2018

Dispossession: The Great Social Housing Swindle

May 4 @ 7:30 pm
The Rotunda Hall, Cressingham Gardens

In 2017 housing rose to the top of the British political agenda for the first time in a generation. But despite the media spotlight, few…

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05th May 2018

48 Hour Film Competition

May 5 @ 12:00 pm
Prince Regent Pub

Supported by Herne Hill’s very own Yoga Point, in 2018 the Herne Hill Free Film Festival’s 48 Hour Film Challenge is back to continue its…

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05th May 2018

Kids’ Drama Workshop

May 5 @ 1:30 pm
effraspace

Come and enjoy a half hour of FREE fun drama games at one of our kids’ workshops taking place before each of our screenings of…

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05th May 2018

Coco

May 5 @ 2:00 pm
effraspace

Those rascals at Pixar have been up to their old tricks again, creating another animated masterpiece to tickle our funny bones and melt our hearts….

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05th May 2018

Kids’ Drama Workshops

May 5 @ 4:00 pm
effraspace

Come and enjoy a half hour of FREE fun drama games at one of our kids’ workshops taking place before each of our screenings of…

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05th May 2018

Coco

May 5 @ 4:30 pm
effraspace

Those rascals at Pixar have been up to their old tricks again, creating another animated masterpiece to tickle our funny bones and melt our hearts….

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05th May 2018

Human Flow

May 5 @ 8:00 pm
Yoga Point

“When there is nowhere to go, nowhere is home.” Refugee movements are often seen in terms of overwhelming statistics. Human Flow puts faces to numbers…

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07th May 2018

Spettacolo

May 7 @ 8:00 pm
The Half Moon

Rated as one of the top ten documentaries of 2017 but – for reasons unknown to us – never graced with a release in the…

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11th May 2018

Belleville Rendez-Vous

May 11 @ 9:00 pm
Herne Hill Velodrome

Belleville Rendez-Vous is a stylish and charming animation written and directed by Sylvain Chomet. The main characters are Madame Souza, her orphaned grandson Champion and his dog…

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12th May 2018

Girls’ Documentary Workshop

May 12 @ 2:00 pm
Effra Early Years Centre

Join us for our Girls’ Voices Day! Always wanted to make a film? Got a story to tell? Our inspirational documentary workshop for young women…

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12th May 2018

Queen of Katwe

May 12 @ 8:00 pm
Effra Early Years Centre

Our Girls’ Voices Day (which kicks off at 2pm with our documentary workshop for girls) culminates in this inspiring true story of a 10-year-old girl…

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13th May 2018

Little Shop of Horrors

May 13 @ 8:30 pm
Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses

If the story of a nerdy florist, who finds success and romance with the help of a giant man-eating plant, doesn’t make you want to…

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17th May 2018

Stranger in Paradise

May 17 @ 8:00 pm
Prince Regent Pub

“If Lars Von Trier were to make a documentary about the current immigration crisis in Europe, it might very well turn out like Stranger in…

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18th May 2018

Paddington 2

May 18 @ 7:30 pm
Rosendale Primary School – Herne Hill

If you were concerned that Paddington 2 couldn’t top the original then rest assured. This wonderful sequel has even more of the feel-good moments, slapstick…

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19th May 2018

Get Out

May 19 @ 9:00 pm
Brockwell Lido – Herne Hill

Forget The Royal Wedding, forget The FA Cup Final and forget National Red Head Day (it’s really a thing).  There’s only one event to pop…

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20th May 2018

48 Hour Film Competition Awards

May 20 @ 6:00 pm
Upstairs at the Station

Supported by Herne Hill’s very own Yoga Point, in 2018 the Herne Hill Free Film Festival’s 48 Hour Film Challenge is back to continue its…

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23rd May 2018

The Good, The Bad, The Weird

May 23 @ 9:00 pm
Canopy Beer

Set in Manchuria in the 1930s, The Good, the Bad, the Weird is Kim Jee-woon’s Eastern Western. Director and writer Kim Jee-woon is known for…

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24th May 2018

Short Film Night

May 24 @ 8:00 pm
Prince Regent Pub

A staple of the Herne Hill Free Film Festival’s programme since we began all the way back in 2012, our Short Film Night looks set…

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25th May 2018

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

May 25 @ 9:00 pm
Judith Kerr Primary School

We loved Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri as soon as we saw it. Luckily, as it was only released on 12th January 2018 in the…

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27th May 2018

Instrument of Change: Street Piano + Live Music

May 27 @ 7:00 pm
Station Square

The Herne Hill Free Film Festival presents an evening in honour of our beloved street piano, with live piano music and a screening of the…

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28th May 2018

The Red Turtle

May 28 @ 8:00 pm
Herne Hill Baptist Church

The Herne Hill Baptist Church opens its doors on bank holiday Monday for this beautifully animated fantasy film that will appeal to adults and children…

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29th May 2018

Wild Combination: A Portrait of Arthur Russell

May 29 @ 8:00 pm
Off the Cuff Bar – Herne Hill

Wild Combination explores the life and the strange, dreamy music of experimental cellist, Arthur Russell. With interviews from his family, friends and colleagues, using archive…

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31st May 2018

Beyond the Photo

May 31 @ 8:00 pm
Prince Regent Pub

We celebrate London History Day with a new film that explores the issues faced by a community in the 1970s. Directed by Cathy Hassan, Beyond…

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01st June 2018

Being Blacker + Director Q&A

June 1 @ 7:30 pm
The Railway Tavern

As the final whistle blows on the Herne Hill Free Film Festival, you’ll find us at The Railway, revving up for a bonanza night! Our…

New Cross & Deptford

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22nd April 2016

Launch party: Summer of Sam + 70’s disco

22nd April 2016 @ 7:30 pm
The Duke

Spike Lee’s tense disco-fuelled drama. New York City, Studio 54, CBGB and a serial killer called Sam kick start #NXDFFF16 with Spike Lee’s tense disco-fuelled…

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23rd April 2016

The Lion King

23rd April 2016 @ 2:30 pm
The Bear Church

A classic from Disney’s Renaissance era retelling Shakespeare’s Hamlet for all the family. This Disney animated feature follows the adventures of the young lion Simba,…

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23rd April 2016

City Of Rats + DJ Set

23rd April 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Giffin Square

Bike Powered screening, courtesy of Electric Pedals of Slam City’s first skate doc with Q & A from film maker Henry Edward Woods and pro-skaters…

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23rd April 2016

Withnail & I

23rd April 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Sanford Housing Co-op

Ever taken a holiday by mistake? Two out-of-work actors — the anxious, luckless Marwood and his acerbic, alcoholic friend, Withnail — spend their days drifting…

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23rd April 2016

This Changes Everything

23rd April 2016 @ 7:30 pm
The Field

The Field presents This Changes Everything, the film directed by Avi Lewis, and inspired by Naomi Klein’s international non-fiction bestseller This Changes Everything. An inspiring…

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24th April 2016

A Boy A Girl And A Bike + ‘Tour de Deptford’ Group Ride

24th April 2016 @ 12:30 pm
London Velo

An afternoon of cycling and cinema hosted by London Velo.  Who wouldn’t want to join a bicycle club that counts Honor Blackman and Diana Dors…

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24th April 2016

Back to the Present – Indie Short Films

24th April 2016 @ 2:30 pm
New Cross Inn

  Short films from international creative Indie filmmakers. Filmmakers from UK, Northern Ireland, USA working in different genres, with different perspectives and different scenarios show us…

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24th April 2016

Waste Land / co-organized with Braziliarty

24th April 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Sanford Housing Co-op

What happens in the world’s largest trash city will transform you. An uplifting feature documentary highlighting the transformative power of art and the beauty of…

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25th April 2016

Hamlet

25th April 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Deptford Lounge

A modern-day New York City adaptation of Shakespeare’s immortal story about Hamlet’s plight to avenge his father’s murder. New York, 2000. A spectre in the…

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25th April 2016

Reykjavik Rising + director Q&A

25th April 2016 @ 6:30 pm
New Cross Learning

“In October 2008 Iceland was hit with one of the biggest financial disasters any nation in the world had experienced. In response, citizens took to…

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25th April 2016

The Barkleys Of Broadway

25th April 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Hill Station Cafe

Fred and Ginger in glorious technicolor with spectacular dancing, wit and music. Dream team Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers in this musical comedy about a…

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25th April 2016

Faster Pussycat! Kill Kill! + live punk bands

25th April 2016 @ 7:00 pm
The Birds Nest

Go-Go for a wild ride with the Action Girls in Russ Meyer’s cult favourite. Three top heavy sadistic go-go dancers holding a young girl hostage…

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26th April 2016

Macbeth

26th April 2016 @ 7:30 pm
St Nicholas’ Church

Savour the grit and dramatic intensity of Polanski’s Macbeth in the atmospheric surroundings of St Nicholas’ Church in Deptford. Jon Finch and Francesca Annis give…

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27th April 2016

Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead

27th April 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Deptford Lounge

Two minor characters from the play, “Hamlet” stumble around unaware of their scripted lives and unable to deviate from them. Will Rosencrantz and Guildenstern  manage…

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27th April 2016

Deptford Double Creature Feature

27th April 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Overdrive Studios

Sex, bugs and rock ‘n’ roll The greatest anti-gentrification musical comedy you’ll ever see – with cockroaches! Joe’s Apartment warns of the dangers of gentrification…

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27th April 2016

Romeo + Juliet

27th April 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Somerville Adventure Playground

  Two teenagers, meet at a party, fall in love and decide to get married. But will it be a happy ending? Shakespeare for the…

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27th April 2016

Pride

27th April 2016 @ 7:00 pm
New Cross Learning

“A story with something to say about our world that is also shamelessly entertaining, moving and funny” (Time Out), Pride is based on the true story…

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27th April 2016

Spice World The Movie! Sing – a – long screening

27th April 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Golden Anchor

Hang on to your knickers, pump up your platforms and fasten your seat belts.  World famous pop group The Spice Girls zip around London in…

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27th April 2016

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

27th April 2016 @ 8:15 pm
The Mine Sweeper

Renowned oceanographer Steve Zissou has sworn vengeance upon the rare shark that devoured a member of his crew. With a plan to exact revenge Zissou…

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28th April 2016

The Clean Bin Project + The Vegetable Boat Traders of Dal Lake (short)

28th April 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Sanford Housing Co-op

Is it possible to live completely waste free? In this multi-award winning documentary experiment, partners Jen and Grant go head to head in a competition…

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28th April 2016

Austerity and The Divide + discussion

28th April 2016 @ 7:00 pm
New Cross Learning

Two films about contemporary inequality. It isn’t based on real life this is real life! One year on from presenting previews of their films, filmmakers…

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28th April 2016

Spaghetti Shakespeare: Johnny Hamlet – To Kill Or Not To Kill

28th April 2016 @ 7:45 pm
Out of the Brew

A visually stunning and exuberant retelling of Hamlet as a Spaghetti Western. This bravura spaghetti western opens with a stunningly mystical dream sequence and proceeds to…

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28th April 2016

L’Atalante

28th April 2016 @ 8:30 pm
APT Studios

Jean Vigo’s achingly romantic tale of desire and hope screened in a courtyard next to Deptford Creek. *RAIN FORECAST – NOW INDOORS * Jean ,…

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29th April 2016

Julius Caesar

29th April 2016 @ 3:00 pm
Deptford Lounge

A lavish, splendid and star-studded Hollywood adaptation of the Shakespearean tale of loyalty, betrayal, and political intrigue in ancient Rome. The growing ambition of Julius…

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29th April 2016

Forbidden Planet + Electronic DJ set

29th April 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Deptford Lounge

The film will be introduced Deptford Lounge Hothouse artists Uninvited Guests, followed by electronic DJ set. In this sci-fi classic, a spacecraft travels to the…

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29th April 2016

Something Better to Come

29th April 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Sanford Housing Co-op

Ten-year-old Yula has but one dream – to lead a normal life. For 14 years, the director follows Yula as she grows up in the…

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29th April 2016

Wünderlust’s Wild Weekend – Wild Tales

29th April 2016 @ 8:30 pm
Wünderlust @The Big Red

An evening of wild film, food and music. Wild Tales, a collection of short films where the characters cross the thin line dividing civilisation and…

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30th April 2016

Wünderlust’s Wild Weekend – Where the Wild Things Are

30th April 2016 @ 2:00 pm
Wünderlust @The Big Red

For the wild kids… Where the Wild Things Are. Based on the classic children’s book by Maurice Sendak, join Max who sails away to an island inhabited by creatures known as the “Wild Things,”…

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30th April 2016

Gureombi: The Wind is Blowing + Jeju’s Aching Heart + Q&A

30th April 2016 @ 4:00 pm
Deptford Cinema

Two documentaries about the peace movement on Jeju Island, South Korea. Villagers and activists fight to halt construction of a huge US naval base on…

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30th April 2016

Labyrinth – bike powered Bowie

30th April 2016 @ 8:30 pm
Telegraph Hill Upper Park

Surreal coming-of-age fantasy….with Muppets. Our final out door, bike powered screening, courtesy of Electric Pedals had to be a Bowie film this year. Join us as…

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01st May 2016

Jamaican Films + Talks + Unit 137 Soundsystem

1st May 2016 @ 2:00 pm
Buster Mantis

An afternoon of Jamaican films, food and music.  An triple bill of Jamaican films brought to you in association with the Jamaica International Reggae Film…

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01st May 2016

Closing party: Rubble Kings + DJ Ross Allen

1st May 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Buster Mantis

The story of New York street gangs and the music that gave birth to Hip-Hop culture. Rubble Kings, chronicles life during the era of gang…

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19th August 2016

Babylon + Special Guests

19th August 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Job Centre bar – Deptford

Watch cult 1980s drama Babylon in Deptford, the area where it was filmed. Includes special guests and DJ set after the film. This special screening…

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12th October 2016

A Raisin In The Sun (Black History Month)

12th October 2016 @ 7:00 pm
New Cross Learning

An African-American family struggles with poverty, racism, and inner conflict as they strive for a better way of life. In a cramped apartment on the south…

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18th October 2016

Stormy Weather (Black History Month)

18th October 2016 @ 6:30 pm
Hill Station Cafe

The relationship between an aspiring dancer and a popular songstress with a star studded cast including Lena Horne, Bill Robinson Cab Calloway, Fats Waller and the…

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22nd October 2016

The Butler (Black History Month)

22nd October 2016 @ 7:00 pm
House Of Bread

Cecil Gaines (Forest Whitake) gets the opportunity of a lifetime when he is hired as a butler at the White House.   Over the course…

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24th October 2016

Pressure (Black History Month)

24th October 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Deptford Cinema

  Pressure is a powerful portrait of inter-generational tensions between first and second-generation West Indian migrants in London’s Notting Hill area.  Set in Ladbroke Grove,…

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27th October 2016

Rubble Kings plus discussion (Black History Month)

27th October 2016 @ 7:30 pm
Somerville Adventure Playground

Rubble Kings is a documentary film that depicts gang violence in the Bronx during the 1970s. The film explores the similarities with todays gang culture and…

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30th October 2016

Belle (Black History Month)

30th October 2016 @ 2:00 pm
Curzon Goldsmiths

Dido Elizabeth Belle – the illegitimate daughter of a Royal Navy captain, John Lindsay, and an African woman named Maria Belle – was raised at…

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03rd November 2016

Baby Mother (Black History Month)

3rd November 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Deptford Cinema

Anita wants to become a professional reggae singer and performs with her friends, Sharon and Yvette. However, Anita’s husband, Byron, wants her to give up…

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09th December 2016

Meet Me In St Louis – Christmas Fundraiser

9th December 2016 @ 7:00 pm
St Catherine’s Church

New Cross and Deptford Free Film Festival in conjunction with St Catherine’s Church and The Telegraph Hill Centre, are hosting a special Christmas screening of…

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21st April 2017

Chef + Launch Party – a sensory overload of film food and music

21st April 2017 @ 8:00 pm
The White Hart

Carl Casper is an acclaimed chef whose frustrations boil over against a restaurant critic who panned his cooking of food that his boss ordered him…

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22nd April 2017

Kung Fu Panda

22nd April 2017 @ 11:00 am
The Bear Church

Legend tells of a legendary warrior whose kung fu skills were the stuff of legend. Jack Black stars alongside Jackie Chan and Angelina Jolie in…

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22nd April 2017

WALL-E

22nd April 2017 @ 2:30 pm
Deptford Lounge

In 2805 Earth is abandoned and largely contaminated with garbage. WALL-E, short for Waste Allocation Load Lifter Earth-class, is the last robot left on Earth….

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22nd April 2017

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory – with Electric Pedals

22nd April 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Telegraph Hill Upper Park

Our open air bike-powered classic takes you on a whirlwind tour of Willy’s incredible, edible realm of chocolate waterfalls, Oompa-Loompas and industrial-sized confections We will…

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23rd April 2017

The Giver

23rd April 2017 @ 2:30 pm
Deptford Lounge

Jonas lives in a seemingly idyllic world of conformity and contentment, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice. When he begins to spend time with…

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23rd April 2017

Mall Rats – (Start Time 6pm)

23rd April 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Curve

Critics called it “lowbrow slacker comedy”. We say “Silent Bob! Stinkpalm! Stan Lee! Who could ask for more?” Kevin Smith’s follow-up to ‘Clerks’, his hugely…

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24th April 2017

Chappie

24th April 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Deptford Lounge

In the near future, a mechanized police force patrols the streets and deals with lawbreakers – but now, the people are fighting back. When one police…

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24th April 2017

Advanced Style

24th April 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Hill Station Cafe

Advanced Style is a documentary that shows the lives of seven unique New Yorkers who’s eclectic unique style and vital spirit have guided their approach to…

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24th April 2017

Short films by UK based Korean directors: ‘Kung Fu Grandma’ and ‘Vibration’

24th April 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Deptford Cinema

Kung Fu Grandma: In a rural Kenyan slum, elderly women have become vulnerable to attack, at the hands of younger men. Fuelled by rumours that intercourse…

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25th April 2017

SEWOL + Q & A with Director Ok-Hee Jeong

25th April 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Deptford Cinema

The South Korean passenger ferry ‘Sewol’ sank on the 16th of April 2014. Of the 304 killed, 250 were high school children. It is still…

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25th April 2017

A Field In England

25th April 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Sanford Housing Co-op

Take a trip into the past. England: The English Civil War. A small group of deserters flee from a raging battle through an overgrown field….

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25th April 2017

REMAKESPLOITATION presents: Remake, Remix, Rip-Off + Q&A

25th April 2017 @ 7:30 pm
The Duke

The REMAKESPLOITATION film club is delighted to present a screening of the hilarious documentary Remake Remix Rip-Off. It tells the bizarre history of Turkish remakes…

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25th April 2017

Spotlight

25th April 2017 @ 7:30 pm
The Bear Church

Engrossingly detailed account of the Boston Globe’s Pulitzer Prize-winning investigation into the widespread cover-up of child abuse in the city’s Catholic Church. The film examines…

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26th April 2017

Her

26th April 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Deptford Lounge

Set in the Los Angeles of the slight future, the story follows Theodore Twombly, a complex, soulful man who makes his living writing touching, personal…

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26th April 2017

European Shorts

26th April 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Deptford Lounge

Got the Brexit Blues? Celebrate cultural exchange with a selection of short films from different countries across Europe. A diverse programme curated especially for New…

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26th April 2017

13th

26th April 2017 @ 7:30 pm
New Cross Learning

The 13th Amendment to the United States Constitution abolished slavery and involuntary servitude. Except as punishment for a crime. In the Oscar-nominated documentary 13th ,…

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26th April 2017

Reservoir Dogs – Lets Go To Work

26th April 2017 @ 8:20 pm
St. Pauls House Unit

They were perfect strangers, assembled to pull off the perfect crime. Then their simple robbery explodes into a bloody ambush and the ruthless killers realise…

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27th April 2017

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY!

27th April 2017 @ 6:30 pm
Deptford Green School

Alexander’s day begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by more calamities. However, he finds little sympathy from his family and begins to wonder…

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27th April 2017

Singalong Sister Act 2 ’round Little Nan’s

27th April 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Little Nan’s Deptford Bar

Come ’round Little Nan’s and watch Sister Act 2 on the big screen tv. Rated as one of the best films ever to be made…

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27th April 2017

John Berger Night: Ways of Seeing/Man with a Movie Camera

27th April 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Lewisham Art House

As a tribute to John Berger who died in January, we are screening episode one of his groundbreaking TV series Ways of Seeing from 1972….

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28th April 2017

Metropolis

28th April 2017 @ 3:00 pm
Deptford Lounge

A future where an exploited underclass works in subterranean machine halls to support a small, pampered aristocracy living in palatial skyscrapers. In a futuristic city…

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28th April 2017

Racing Extinction

28th April 2017 @ 6:30 pm
Sanford Housing Co-op

Scientists predict we may lose half the species on the planet by the end of the century. They believe we have entered the sixth major…

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28th April 2017

Breaking Away – with Electric Pedals

28th April 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Folkestone Gardens

Breaking Away on the Quietway! Join Deptford Folk in Folkestone Gardens SE8 next to Quietway 1 to watch Academy Award™ winner Breaking Away on a…

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28th April 2017

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert – plus DJs until 1am.

28th April 2017 @ 8:00 pm
The Brookmill

Two drag-queens and a transgender woman are hired to perform at a drag show in Alice Springs in the remote Australian desert. The film follows…

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29th April 2017

Iphonography Masterclass + My Lewisham Challenge

29th April 2017 @ 2:00 pm
Somerville Adventure Playground

Join professional film-maker Cassius Rayner as he shows you how to turn the humble smartphone into a cutting edge film camera. As well as top…

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29th April 2017

Big Hero 6

29th April 2017 @ 2:30 pm
Deptford Lounge

An action comedy adventure about brilliant robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada. Hiro finds himself in the grips of a criminal plot that threatens to destroy the…

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29th April 2017

Westworld

29th April 2017 @ 8:00 pm
The White Hart

Boy, have we got a film for you! Yul Brynner stars as a gunslinging android in this cult sci-fi/western from 1973. Set in an adult-themed…

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29th April 2017

Honey at the Top

29th April 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Sanford Housing Co-op

Honey at the Top is a film about the Sengwer forest people of the Cherangani Hills, Kenya, being evicted from their ancestral land in the…

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30th April 2017

Bee Movie + Bottle Bee Craft

30th April 2017 @ 10:00 am
Deptford Park Playclub

Younger film goers can make a beeline for Deptford Park Playclub. Join the buzz from 10am-12.30pm watching Barry the bee fly away on un-bee-lievable adventures…

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30th April 2017

Five Heartbeats + Closing Party

30th April 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Buster Mantis

Festival closing film followed by funk after party with DJ Fraggs. In the early 1960’s, a quintet of hopeful young African American men form an amateur…

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24th November 2017

The Rocky Horror Picture Show – Fundraiser

24th November 2017 @ 8:00 pm

Calling all Rocky virgins and committed fans: The campest of cult classics is coming to church. The screening will take place in the gorgeously gothic…

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27th April 2018

Get Out – Launch Night Film + Party

April 27 @ 8:00 pm
Brick Brewery

Jordan Peele’s breakout film of 2017 is a chilling satire on liberal racism in America. When a preppy rich girl takes her African American boyfriend…

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28th April 2018

The Memory of The 25th Hour ( 스물다섯번째시간)+Q&A with Director Sungeun Kim

April 28 @ 2:30 pm
Deptford Cinema

The film traces memories of a ten year resistance against the construction of a huge military base at Gangjeong village, Jeju Island, South Korea. Facing…

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28th April 2018

Paddington 2

April 28 @ 4:00 pm
The Bear Church

“He looks for the good in all of us” – The Bear Church is delighted to present Paddington 2 – a film for all the…

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28th April 2018

The Lenox Project presents: Admiral: Command & Conquer

April 28 @ 7:00 pm
St Nicholas’ Church

A beautifully filmed adventure movie recounting the life of Dutch Admiral Michiel De Ruyter (Frank Lammers) from the 1653 start of the Anglo-Dutch wars to…

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28th April 2018

Nacho Libre – bike powered screening with Electric Pedals – EVENT CANCELLED

April 28 @ 8:00 pm
Telegraph Hill Upper Park

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO BAD WEATHER

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28th April 2018

The Battle of Lewisham + We Are The Lambeth Boys

April 28 @ 8:00 pm
Green Onions Healthfood + Records

Two films with a South London focus. The first film centres on The Battle of Lewisham and the effect that this memorable event had on…

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29th April 2018

My Heart Is Not Broken Yet (나의 마음은 지지 않았다)
+Q&A with Justice For ‘Comfort Women’ UK + Art exhibition

April 29 @ 2:00 pm
Deptford Does Art

Grandma Song Sin-do was one of an estimated 250,000 women forced into sexual slavery by the Japanese Imperial Army during WW2.  This film shows her…

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29th April 2018

Stroszek

April 29 @ 3:00 pm
Deptford Cinema

In Berlin, an alcoholic man, recently released from prison, joins his elderly friend and a prostitute in a determined dream to leave Germany and seek…

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29th April 2018

Short Films – Deptford Resists and Lives

April 29 @ 4:00 pm
Old Tidemill Garden

Welcome to Old Tidemill Wildlife Garden. A beautiful, magical community garden in the heart of Deptford. We will be screening some short films made by local…

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29th April 2018

The Big Lebowski

April 29 @ 8:00 pm
The Black Horse

When “The Dude” Lebowski is mistaken for a millionaire named Lebowski, two thugs urinate on his rug to coerce him into paying a debt he…

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30th April 2018

Sharknado

April 30 @ 7:00 pm
Deptford Lounge

When a freak hurricane swamps Los Angeles, nature’s deadliest killer rules sea, land, and air as thousands of sharks terrorize the waterlogged populace. With few…

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30th April 2018

Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner

April 30 @ 7:00 pm
Hill Station Cafe

An upper middle class, liberal couple (Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn) are challenged when their daughter brings home her African American fiancé (Sidney Poitier) in…

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30th April 2018

Concrete Soldiers UK + Q&A + discussion

April 30 @ 7:30 pm
Sanford Housing Co-op

Concrete Soldiers UK is a new documentary, looking at the regeneration of council estates in London and across the country. Starved of funds by central…

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01st May 2018

Night of shorts – Lived Experience + Q&A

May 1 @ 6:30 pm
Sanford Housing Co-op

Cla’am (15 mins), Nathaniel Martello-White, 2017, UK. A dark, surreal comedy about the impossibly rapid gentrification of a London area. Cheltenham Tapes (15 mins), SPID…

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01st May 2018

Drawing From Film – Blood of the Poet

May 1 @ 7:30 pm
Buster Mantis

London Drawing Group will be hosting a workshop in which Jean Cocteau’s avant-garde masterpiece The Blood of the Poet will be screened whilst participants use…

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01st May 2018

Loco, Local, Lo-fi

May 1 @ 7:30 pm
The White Hart

Loco, Local, Lo-fi – celebrates the crazy, the talented and the thrifty film-makers in this unique collection of short films and screen based performance. We’ve…

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02nd May 2018

San Andreas

May 2 @ 7:00 pm
Deptford Lounge

San Andreas – we always knew this day would come. A seemingly ideal day turns disastrous when California’s notorious San Andreas fault triggers a devastating,…

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02nd May 2018

Dispossession: The Great Social Housing Swindle

May 2 @ 7:30 pm
New Cross Learning

Dispossession: The Great Social Housing Swindle is a feature documentary directed by Paul Sng and narrated by Maxine Peake. The film explores the catastrophic failures…

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02nd May 2018

The Work

May 2 @ 8:00 pm
The Bear Church

Set inside a single room in Folsom Prison, USA, The Work follows three men from outside as they participate in a group therapy retreat with…

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03rd May 2018

Lewisham At Home

May 3 @ 7:00 pm
Stephen Lawrence Centre

Three short documentaries reflecting on life in the borough including Mr Pink’s famous house on Lewisham Way. A Portrait of Mr Pink (1997) depicts Mr…

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03rd May 2018

Election + short film The Jossers

May 3 @ 7:30 pm
Vive Living

Reading Writing Revenge – Celebrate election night in Deptford with this satirical, black comedy-drama. Tracey Flick (Reese Witherspoon) is running unopposed for the high school…

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03rd May 2018

SINK + Q&A

May 3 @ 7:30 pm
Deptford Cinema

NXDFF is delighted to present this pre-release screening of locally shot film, SINK, followed by a Q&A with writer/director Mark Gillis. “It draws you in…this…

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03rd May 2018

Blow-Up

May 3 @ 7:30 pm
Art Hub Gallery

Life behind the lens and the secrets a film negative can hold. Filmed during London’s swinging 60s, Blow-Up turned the role of photographer into rock…

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04th May 2018

Megafault

May 4 @ 3:00 pm
Deptford Lounge

A crack in the world has started… we have 24 hours to stop it. When miner Charley ‘Boomer’ Baxter sets off a series of massive…

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04th May 2018

Moonstruck + Disco

May 4 @ 8:00 pm
The Brookmill

When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that’s amore. In New York’s Little Italy, a woman falls in love with her…

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04th May 2018

343 Record Label and friends

May 4 @ 8:00 pm
Deptford Cinema

Local music collective including Record Label 343, The Vintage Group, Cellar Door, Blakie and friends talk about forging their way into the music industry. From…

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04th May 2018

Sing – outdoor bike powered with Electric Pedals

May 4 @ 8:30 pm
Pepys Park

Set in a world like ours but entirely inhabited by animals, ‘Sing’ stars Buster Moon, a dapper Koala who presides over a once-grand theatre that…

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05th May 2018

The Love Witch

May 5 @ 4:30 pm
Deptford Does Art

She Loved Men… To Death. Inspired by Hollywood melodrama, Technicolor and exploitation movies, The Love Witch is a campy, colourful tale about a witch looking…

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05th May 2018

Sleaford Mods: Invisible Britain

May 5 @ 7:30 pm
Sanford Housing Co-op

Sleaford Mods articulates the rage and desperation of those without a voice in austerity Britain. Sleaford Mods: Invisible Britain is a feature documentary showing the…

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05th May 2018

In Bruges

May 5 @ 8:00 pm
Dog and Bell Pub

Shoot first. Sightsee later – It’s that film you’ve been meaning to watch! Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson are two hitmen, holed up in the…

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05th May 2018

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl. Bike powered screening with Electric Pedals

May 5 @ 8:30 pm
Folkestone Gardens

Shiver me timbers it’s pirates in the park! Bike powered screening with Electric Pedals Celebrate Deptford’s swashbuckling past at this piratical cycle-powered cinematic event in…

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06th May 2018

The Good Dinosaur

May 6 @ 10:30 am
Deptford Park Playclub

What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed the planet completely and giant dinosaurs never became extinct? Set in an alternate universe…

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06th May 2018

Beats Of The Antanov + CLOSING PARTY with Bombotropics

May 6 @ 7:30 pm
Buster Mantis

Festival closing film and party at Buster Mantis ‘Beats of the Antanov’ documents the Sudan/SRF conflict in the Blue Nile and Nuba Mountains regions, focusing…

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12th September 2015

Welcome to Busseywood 2015

12th September 2015 @ 12:00 pm
Bussey Building – Peckham

Welcome to Busseywood is back. The famous Bussey Building will once again host London’s largest one-day free African film festival and unique African market. Saturday…

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29th June 2016

Planning meeting

29th June 2016 @ 7:45 pm
All Saints Church – Peckham

EVERYONE WELCOME Come to the next planning meeting of the 2016 Peckham & Nunhead Free Film Festival, now in its seventh year. Get involved in…

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21st August 2016

Film Pub Quiz!

21st August 2016 @ 7:30 pm
The Old Nun’s Head

As anticipation builds for this year’s Peckham & Nunhead Free Film Festival, join us on Sunday 21st August, 7.00pm for a 7.30pm start at The…

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01st September 2016

Purple Rain

1st September 2016 @ 8:00 pm
The Montague Arms

The Montague Arms, on Queens Road Peckham, will turn ‘PURPLE’ in homage to the late legendary Prince in his autobiographical hit Purple Rain at 8PM on…

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01st September 2016

A London Trilogy

1st September 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Rye Books

From a beautifully conceived film-poem and an imaginative exploration of the Lower Lea Valley to an uplifting documentary on a London landmark, the collaborations between…

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01st September 2016

Storm Brewing

1st September 2016 @ 8:30 pm
Nunhead Cemetery

Join us for Storm Brewing and see a Victorian Chapel in Nunhead Cemetery transformed by an evening of sound, projected light, digital animations and 3D…

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02nd September 2016

Silent Comedy Classics

2nd September 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Cafe on the Rye, Peckham Rye Common

Join us for another year of silent comedy short films on Peckham Rye Common, with the SUPERB Neil Brand playing a live piano accompaniment to…

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03rd September 2016

Jumanji Screening in Cafe on the Rye

3rd September 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Peckham Rye Common

**SCREENING STILL GOING AHEAD, DESPITE THE RAIN!** (Just no longer bike-powered and under cover of the Cafe on the Rye!) -Change to printed programme- Jumanji,…

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04th September 2016

Suffragette Cinema and Q&A

4th September 2016 @ 2:00 pm
The Green Community Centre, Nunhead Green

Sunday afternoon screening at Nunhead’s beautiful new community centre of Nunhead Green. Make More Noise! is a selection of silent films from the BFI National Archive…

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04th September 2016

Food, Inc.

4th September 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Glengall Wharf Garden

Originally released in 2010 in the UK the America film, Food, Inc. is still very much a relevant film today. Glengall Wharf Garden is having…

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05th September 2016

VHS Night: The Keep

5th September 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Peckham Pelican

Join us on Monday 5th September, 7.00pm  at Peckham Pelican, 92 Peckham Road, London SE15 5PY to check the tape label, dust off the video…

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05th September 2016

Knitflix

5th September 2016 @ 8:00 pm
The Ivy House

Woolly Mondays presents the world premiere of ‘Knitflix,’ featuring clips of knitting in film, past and present. The first part of the evening will be…

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06th September 2016

She Makes Comics

6th September 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Peckham Library

Join us as we delve into the inner workings of the comic book industry and how women are shaping the medium at Peckham Library, 122…

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06th September 2016

The Wicker Man

6th September 2016 @ 8:00 pm
The Ivy House

Although widely regarded as a horror film (The Guardian recently voted it the fourth best horror movie of all time), the 1973 British classic, The…

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06th September 2016

The Makeshift Cinema

6th September 2016 @ 8:00 pm
The Green Community Centre, Nunhead Green

The Makeshift Cinema is excited to screen a selection of short films at The Green, 5 Nunhead Green, London, SE15 3QQ on Tuesday 6th September….

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07th September 2016

Black Cat, White Cat

7th September 2016 @ 8:00 pm
The NINES – Peckham

A comedy from the director of Underground and Arizona Dream, Emir Kusturica’s Black Cat, White Cat, Silver Lion Winner at the Venice Film Festival 1998, is a riotous mix of…

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07th September 2016

Women In Film do Horror

7th September 2016 @ 8:00 pm
The Green Community Centre, Nunhead Green

From Rosemary’s Baby to The Babadook, journalist, lecturer and horror fan Charlie Oughton will lead a talk about the past and present fascination of women and…

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07th September 2016

Waste Land

7th September 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Veolia Education and Visitor Centre

Waste Land is a 2010 British-Brazilian documentary film directed by Lucy Walker. The film chronicles artist Vik Muniz, who travels to the world’s largest landfill, Jardim…

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08th September 2016

Little Shop of Horrors

8th September 2016 @ 8:00 pm
The Nunhead Gardener

The green fingered experts at The Nunhead Gardener, 1A Oakdale Road, London SE15 3BW will be opening their gates on Thursday 8th September, to show…

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08th September 2016

Janis: Little Girl Blue & live music

8th September 2016 @ 8:00 pm
The White Horse

  Janis Joplin is one of the most revered and iconic rock & roll singers of all time. A tragic and misunderstood figure who thrilled…

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08th September 2016

Bike-Powered: Blues Brothers

8th September 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Copeland Park

Settle down for a barrel of laughs with the original 1980’s cult classic The Blues Brothers at Copeland Park on Thursday 9th September. In associations with…

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09th September 2016

That Side

9th September 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Peckham Plex Cinema

Welcome to Peckham. Welcome to our world. Welcome to THAT SIDE. The hard hitting sounds from the dark side of London will come crashing down…

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09th September 2016

Romeo + Juliet

9th September 2016 @ 7:30 pm
Burgess Park

On Friday 9th September join us as we celebrate Shakespeare’s 400th anniversary with a showing of Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet starring Leonardo DiCaprio and…

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09th September 2016

Hellraiser

9th September 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Safehouse 1

A night of creepy horror awaits at Safehouse 1, 139 Copeland Road, London, SE15 3SN on Friday 9th September, with a screening of the rarely…

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10th September 2016

Zootropolis

10th September 2016 @ 11:30 am
Hollydale School

From the largest elephant to the smallest shrew, the city of Zootropolis is a mammal metropolis where various animals live and thrive. When Judy Hopps…

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10th September 2016

Afrikans on Film

10th September 2016 @ 12:00 pm
Bussey Building – Peckham

Afrikans on Film Festival (formerly known as Welcome to Busseywood), London’s largest 1 day Afrikan film festival is BACK! A unique opportunity to see films rarely…

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10th September 2016

Big Hero 6

10th September 2016 @ 1:00 pm
Unwin and Friary Estate Community Centre

Bring the family together to watch Disney’s animated superhero smash hit Big Hero 6 at the Unwin & Friary Tenants & Residents Community Hall. We’ll even provide…

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10th September 2016

The Jungle Book

10th September 2016 @ 7:30 pm
Burgess Park

Friends of Burgess Park and Peckham & Nunhead Free Film Festival are pleased to bring the community this year’s free open air film screening event….

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10th September 2016

Beasts of the Southern Wild & A Diary for Samuel

10th September 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Northfield House

A Diary for Samuel is a reworking of the classic Humphrey Jennings documentary, A Diary for Timothy. Set in 1990, in and around Northfield House, the…

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11th September 2016

The Peanuts Movie

11th September 2016 @ 3:00 pm
All Saints Church – Peckham

The All Saints annual Community Party is from 1pm in the church garden with free food, bouncy castle, games and a screening of The Peanuts…

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11th September 2016

My Neighbour Totoro

11th September 2016 @ 4:00 pm
Peckham Plex Cinema

Peckham Plex plays host for our Sunday afternoon showing on Sunday 11 September of this charming early Studio Ghibli animated classic, not often screened in UK cinemas….

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11th September 2016

Get On Up

11th September 2016 @ 4:30 pm
Cossall Estate Tenants Hall

Based on the incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul, Get on Up stars Chadwick Boseman as one of the most influential figures of the 21st…

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11th September 2016

Powder’s Peckham

11th September 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Peckham Plex Cinema

Powder’s Peckham will be having it’s World Premiere screening at the Peckhamplex Cinema on Sunday 11th September. Powder’s Peckham is the follow-up to the multi award…

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29th June 2017

Next planning meeting for 2017 Peckham & Nunhead Free Film Festival

29th June 2017 @ 7:30 pm
All Saints Church – Peckham

The next planning meeting for the 2017 Peckham and Nunhead Free Film Festival is Thursday June 29th at 7.30pm at All Saints Church Hall, Blenheim…

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20th August 2017

FREE Film Pub Quiz!

20th August 2017 @ 7:30 pm
The Old Nun’s Head

As anticipation builds for this year’s Peckham & Nunhead Free Film Festival, join us on Sunday 20th August, 7.00pm for a 7.30pm start at The Old…

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01st September 2017

Paddington

1st September 2017 @ 1:30 pm
All Saints Church Hall

Enjoy the last day of the school summer holidays at this screening at All Saints Church Hall at 1.30pm on Friday 1 September of Paddington,…

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01st September 2017

Singin’ In The Rain

1st September 2017 @ 8:30 pm
Peckham Rye Common

  A bike-powered screening on Peckham Rye of the classic Hollywood musical Singin’ in the Rain opens the Peckham & Nunhead Free Film Festival on…

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02nd September 2017

Nosferatu the Vampyre

2nd September 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Nunhead Cemetery

Returning to one of the most popular venues in the 8 year history of the Peckham & Nunhead Free Film Festival, this year’s film was…

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03rd September 2017

Flicker + Pulse

3rd September 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Glengall Wharf Garden

Flicker + Pulse outdoor film screening in Glengall Wharf Garden, 8pm followed by a Q&A with the two Directors, Brian McClave and Tom Wichelow. THIS EVENT IS…

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04th September 2017

Knitflix 2

4th September 2017 @ 8:00 pm
The Ivy House

Following the success of last years ‘Knitflix,’ Woolly Mondays presents Knitflix 2! The first part of the evening will be a rare chance to see…

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04th September 2017

Shadow World + Q&A

4th September 2017 @ 8:00 pm
The Montague Arms

Shadow World Monday 4 September 8pm Montague Arms, 289 Queens Road SE15 2PA Based on the book, The Shadow World, this feature-length documentary reveals the…

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05th September 2017

Paragraph 175 + Intro by Kate Hodkinson

5th September 2017 @ 7:15 pm
Peckham Library

Historian, Klaus Müller, interviews survivors of Paragraph 175, the sodomy provision of the German Penal Code of 1871 which made homosexuality a crime. Between 1933…

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05th September 2017

Nineteen Eighty-Four + Sci-Fi Short

5th September 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Peckham Pelican

This screening is a tribute to the late John Hurt, who plays George Orwell’s timeless character, Winston Smith, in his tale of a future fascist…

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06th September 2017

Goodfellas

6th September 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Copeland Park

Kick back with a pizza and GoodFellas in true Mafioso style at the Crust Conductor, Copeland Park, on Wednesday 6th September. Scorsese’s timeless portrayal of…

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06th September 2017

Women in Film present ‘Mustang’ + Short Film ‘Simi’

6th September 2017 @ 8:00 pm
The Green Community Centre, Nunhead Green

MUSTANG is a subtitled Turkish language drama about five young sisters who are imprisoned in their house by their grandmother, as punishment for their perceived…

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06th September 2017

Deep End

6th September 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Space @ 61

**CHANGE TO VENUE NOTED IN PRINTED PROGRAMME** Deep End, Jerzy Skolimowski’s 1970 study of infatuation, gets a rare screening at Space @ 61, on Wednesday…

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07th September 2017

A Plastic Ocean + Q&A

7th September 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Veolia (UK) Ltd, Southwark Integrated Waste Management Facility

“No Water, No Life. No Blue, No Green.” – Dr. Sylvia Earle Chosen as winner of the 2016 Blue Ocean Film Festival & Climate Summit…

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07th September 2017

A Man Called Ove

7th September 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Rye Books

We are very excited to announce that as part of the Peckham & Nunhead Free Film Festival, Rye Books will be screening ‘A Man Called…

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08th September 2017

Raving Iran

8th September 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Persepolis

**VENUE CAPACITY: 40. SEATS WILL BE FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED, SO ARRIVE EARLY TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT** Screening at 5pm – doors open 4.30pm On Friday…

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08th September 2017

WALL-E

8th September 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Burgess Park

Join us for an outdoor screening of WALL-E on Friday 8 September at 7:30pm. A great children’s film from Pixar that the whole family can enjoy….

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08th September 2017

Night of the Living Dead

8th September 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Safehouse 1

**VENUE CAPACITY: 40. SEATS WILL BE FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED, SO ARRIVE EARLY TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT** The world sadly got a lot less scary this…

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09th September 2017

Afrikans On Film

9th September 2017 @ 12:00 pm
CLF Cafe, The Bussey Building

AFRIKANS ON FILM FESTIVAL (Formerly known as Welcome to Busseywood) London’s largest 1 day Afrikan film festival is BACK! A unique opportunity to see films rarely…

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10th September 2017

Smartphone Filmmaking: Screening + Workshop with Eye Want Change

10th September 2017 @ 11:00 am
The Green Community Centre, Nunhead Green

Eye Want Change presents an afternoon of smartphone films and practical filmmaking workshops. From stop motion to DIY filmmaking equipment, Eye Want Change will guide…

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10th September 2017

Hunt for the Wilderpeople

10th September 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Northfield House

The residents of Northfield House are hosting an outdoor screening of New Zealand adventure comedy drama ‘Hunt for the Wilderpeople’ in one of our beautiful…

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10th September 2017

Public House

10th September 2017 @ 8:30 pm
Peckhamplex Cinema

The film will be followed by a Q & A with director Sarah Turner. Tickets will be available at Peckhamplex box office from 6pm onwards…

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31st August 2018

Pin Cushion

August 31 @ 8:30 pm
Peckham Plex Cinema

Our prestigious opening night slot goes to the deliciously dark yet fantastical debut feature by British director Deborah Haywood. First 100 tickets free to book…

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01st September 2018

John Carpenter’s The Fog

September 1 @ 8:00 pm
Nunhead Cemetery

VENUE CAPACITY: 300 Returning to one of the most popular venues in the 9 year history of the Peckham and Nunhead Free Film Festival, this…

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02nd September 2018

Swiss Army Man

September 2 @ 7:30 pm
Northfield House

VENUE CAPACITY: 70 The residents of Northfield House are hosting an outdoor screening of the comedy-drama adventure film Swiss Army Man on Sunday 2 September. …

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03rd September 2018

Shorts on the Level

September 3 @ 8:00 pm
Peckham Levels

An eclectic mix of short films from South London filmmakers, exploring contemporary life and everything that it can throw at you.  

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04th September 2018

The 5000 Fingers of Dr T

September 4 @ 7:30 pm
Space @ 61

The 1953 Technicolor The 5,000 Fingers of Dr T. is a neglected, almost unclassifiable oddity. Perhaps best described as a surreal children’s fantasy musical, the…

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04th September 2018

Road House

September 4 @ 8:00 pm
Canavan’s Peckham Pool Club

VENUE CAPACITY: 80 Canavan’s Peckham Pool Club is getting involved in their first PNFFF on Tuesday 4th September. Road House the cult classic is a perfect…

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05th September 2018

Women in Film SE15 Presents Collectives: Making Something Happen

September 5 @ 8:00 pm
The Green Community Centre, Nunhead Green

VENUE CAPACITY: 50 Collectives – Making Something Happen A short film night that explores how working together – for a brief or long period –…