Schedule: 02 October

Bill Martell - Screenwriting Workshops

Various dates, times & locations

 Hollywood based screenwriter William C MArtell has an astonishing 20 screenplay credits on produced films. He joins Raindance as a juror, and presents a series of lunchtime script workshops for a fiver. Don't miss this chance to study with a professional.


Friday 28 September 18:30 | Tuesday 2 October 12:45

A documentary feature about a remote village in South Africa, where only white Afrikaans people live - a culturally homogeneous place in a multicultural country.

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Sunday 30 September 17:30 | Tuesday 2 October 13:00


Road Stained Crimson, A

Sunday 30 September 13:30 | Tuesday 2 October 13:15

Breaking away from his underworld job as an assassin, Ken is trying to go straight and build a new life. However, his dark past isn't giving up that easily…

Wild In The Streets

Friday 28 September 20:00 | Tuesday 2 October 13:30

Every year, thousands of locals from rival sides of a rugged English town brutally compete in an ancient sports game that is the lifeblood of the community – and the origin of soccer, rugby, and football.


Saturday 29 September 21:00 | Tuesday 2 October 15:00

Starring Jeremy Irons, Trashed looks at the risks to the food chain and the environment through pollution of our air, land and sea by waste. Visually and emotionally the film is both horrific and beautiful: an interplay of human interest and a political wake-up call.


Saturday 29 September 20:00 | Tuesday 2 October 15:15

The lives of two women collide in this Finnish thriller.  Elli a student struggling with debt, finding herself drawn into an ever seedier world to pay the bills and Iris, a debt collector for whom violence is all part of the job.  Events conspire to draw these two together in unexpected and dramatic fashion.


Friday 28 September 20:30 | Tuesday 2 October 15:30

A German exchange student begins an impulsive and ultimately destructive relationship with a shy British boy in her final weeks before returning home to her warring family.

Missed Connections

Sunday 30 September 21:00 | Tuesday 2 October 15:45

 Meet Neal, a guy in a quarter life crisis, trying to get over a break-up by tricking women on the Internet.  His plan is going well, until meeting Jane, who may be just as devious as he is. 

Dark Hearts

Saturday 29 September 20:30 | Tuesday 2 October 16:00

When struggling artist Colson finds his muse in sultry singer Fran, their daring romance spirals out of control into a dangerous game of deception and betrayal.

About The Pink Sky

Tuesday 2 October 17:30 | Wednesday 3 October 13:30

Izumi finds a wallet with cash, and lends some to a man. When she returns it to its owner, however, he notices the missing money.

Consuming Spirits

Tuesday 2 October 17:30

A gothic tale of three people from a forgotten American town, whose lives intersect in the present but even more so in the past, brought to the screen through a highly creative medley of alternative animation techniques.

Glorious Deserter

Friday 28 September 16:00 | Tuesday 2 October 18:00

Wild poetry from the turmoil of world events and a powerful and moving portrait of the last, forgotten victims of the Nazis.

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Tuesday 2 October 18:15 | Thursday 4 October 13:00


Despite The Gods

Tuesday 2 October 18:30 | Friday 5 October 15:00

Cinema’s prodigal daughter Jennifer Lynch braves the unmapped territory of Bollywood-Hollywood movie making, where chaos is the process and filmmaking doubles as a crash course in acceptance and self-realization.

Shanghai Gypsy

Tuesday 2 October 20:00

A love story about four generations is narrated by Lutvija Belmondo Mirga, a gypsy king, who decided to establish his own village named 'Shanghai'. After the downfall of Yugoslavia, business goes bad for Belmondo, who must decide whether he will protect his own family or sacrifice his personal happiness for business ambitions.

Black Biscuit

Tuesday 2 October 20:15

A group of misfit outsiders all face the same difficult question of choosing between their dreams and talents, or following greed and vice.

Live! Ammunition! Pitching Event

Tuesday 2 October 20:30

 Have you got a gem of a film idea? Would you like to pitch it directly to a panel of film executives? Come and practise your pitching skills and maybe even get your idea on the track to realisation.

Mon Ami

Tuesday 2 October 20:45 | Thursday 4 October 15:45

Two friends try executing their 'get-rich-quick' plan by kidnapping their boss's daughter and holding her for ransom.  But when the plan falls apart, they must scramble to fix the situation and repair their friendship.

My Universe In Lower Case

Thursday 27 September 16:00 | Tuesday 2 October 21:00

Spanish nurse Aina decides to go to Mexico City, looking after her father who she thought was dead. Soon, she finds herself in a place where new opportunities will change her life.