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Europe's top independent film festival
Runs annually in London

Raindance site 29th Raindance Film Festival

27 OCT - 6 NOV 2021
in London and virtually


Opening : BEST SELLERS
Gala screenings:
HATING PETER TATCHELL
TAKE ME TO THE RIVER: NEW ORLEANS
THE LAWS OF THE UNIVERSE: THE AGE OF ELOHIM
Closing: MEDUSA

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during the festival

2 0 2 1   F I L M S
2 0 2 1   A W A R D S . . .

International Feature: MEDUSA
UK Feature: THE DROWNING OF ARTHUR BRAXTON
Documentary: WHITE NOISE
Music Documentary: I'M WANITA
Director: Luana Bajrami (THE HILL WHERE LIONESSES ROAR)
Screenplay: Renata Pinheiro, Sergio Olivera, Leo Pyrata (KING CAR)
Performance: Lucia Moniz (LISTEN)
Cinematography: Sam Levy (MAYDAY)
Discovery: Luana Bajrami (THE HILL WHERE LIONESSES ROAR)
Raindance Icon: Michael Caine


AGAINST THE CURRENT (Sveinsson, Ice)
* ALL SORTS
AS FAR AS I KNOW
ASCENSION
BEANS (Deer, Can)
BEST SELLERS (Roessler, Can)
A BIRD FLEW IN (Bell, UK)
CARVING THE DIVINE
THE CAVIAR CONNECTION
CHILDREN OF THE ENEMY
THE DAY I FOUND A GIRL IN THE TRASH
FAR EASTERN
FATHER OF FLIES (Edwards, US)
THE DROWNING OF ARTHUR BRAXTON (Cutforth, UK)
GOLGATHA
GIRL LIKE YOU
HATING PETER TATCHELL (Amos, Aus)
HELMUT
THE HILL WHERE LIONESSES ROAR
LACHENMANN: MY WAY
HOSTILE
I AM GEN Z
I'M WANITA
IN THE MIRROR (Pakalnina, Lat)


JEAN SEBERG: ACTRESS ACTIVIST ICON
KING CAR (Pinheiro, Br)
THE LAWS OF THE UNIVERSE: THE AGE OF ELOHIM
LEARNING TO LIVE TOGETHER
LISTEN (Rocha, Por)
THE MAN WITH THE ANSWERS (Kammitsis, Gr)
MAYDAY
MEDUSA
MIGUEL'S WAR (Raheb, Leb)
MY HEART GOES BOOM (Alvarez, Sp)
MY SUNNY MAAD
THE NOISE OF MACHINES (Gregoire, Can)
OSCAR MICHEAUX: THE SUPERHERO OF BLACK FILMMAKING
PATCHWORK
PAUSE
THE POP SONG (Portero, Sp)
PORCELAIN
POWER, PROFIT AND POPULISM
THE REVOLUTION GENERATION
THE ROSSELLINIS (Rossellini, It)
SAMI, JOE AND I
SECOND THOUGHTS
THE SECRET OF SINCHANEE
SHADOW
SHAPELESS
SMUGGLING HENDRIX
SOROS
SUBJECTS OF DESIRE
SWEET DISASTER
TAKE ME TO THE RIVER: NEW ORLEANS
TZAREVNA SCALING
VAMPIR
VIRAL
THE WELDER
WHERE'S ROSE
WHITE NOISE
YOUTH V GOV
ZIP IT (Gohar, Egy)

Raindance site 28th Raindance
Film Festival

28 OCT -
7 NOV 2020
in London and virtually



2 0 2 0   A W A R D S . . .

Film of the Festival:
NOT TO BE UNPLEASANT BUT WE NEED TO HAVE A SERIOUS TALK
Spirit of the Festival: THE HAT
Raindance Icons:
Jude Law and Sally Hawkins
International Feature:
FORCE OF HABIT
UK Feature: HE DREAMS OF GIANTS
Documentary:
THE STATE OF TEXAS VS MELISSA
Performance:
Johnny Flynn (STARDUST)
Director: Milcho Manchevski (WILLOW)
Screenplay: FORCE OF HABIT

2 0 2 0   F I L M S
THE ACT (Hescott, UK)
AFTER SO MANY DAYS (Hanft)
ANTARCTICA (Bearden, US)
APRIL 7, 1980 (Schirman, Isr)
THE AVERAGE COLOR OF THE UNIVERSE (Keining)
BORN TO BE (Cypriano, US)
CITIZEN PENN (Hardy)
DIFFERENT JOHNS (Carr, Fr)
THE DILEMMA OF DESIRE (Finitzo, US)
A DIM VALLEY (Colvin, US)
DRAG KIDS (Wennberg, Can)
THE EAGLE'S NEST (Assoua, UK)
EASTERN (Adamski, Pol)
END GAME: BREAKING THE SILENCE (Luneau-Daurignac)
ENDLESS SUNSHINE ON A CLOUDY DAY (Connors)
FOMO: FEAR OF MISSING OUT (Hartung, Hun)
FORCE OF HABIT (Aalto/Haapasalo/etc, Fin)
THE GREAT GREEN WALL (Scott, UK)
HE DREAMS OF GIANTS (Fulton/Pepe, UK)
JIMMY IS PUNK (Donk, Ned)
THE HAT (Strowger, UK)
HERE ARE THE YOUNG MEN (Macken, Ire)
KOSA (Priyadarshi)
MADAME (Hethauser, Swi)
MATERNA (Gutnik, US)

MY THOUGHTS ARE SILENT (Lukich, Ukr)
NAFI'S FATHER (Dia, Sen)
NON WESTERN (Plancarte)
NOT TO BE UNPLEASANT BUT WE NEED TO HAVE A SERIOUS TALK (Georgopoulos, Gr)
NOW (Rakete)
NUCLEAR (Linstrum, UK)
ONCE YOU KNOW (Cappellin, Fr)
OUR OWN (Leblanc, Can)
THE PRICE OF PROGRESS (Luengo, Sp)
SHOOT TO MARRY (Markle)
STARDUST (Range, UK)
THE STATE OF TEXAS VS MELISSA (Van Tassel, US)
SUFFOCATION (Marquez)
SURVIVAL SKILLS (Armstrong, US)
THIS IS CRISTINA (Maza, Chl)
THOU SHALT NOT HATE (Mancini, It)
TRUE NORTH (Shimizu, Jpn)
TWICEBORN (Akabane, Jpn)
U UP? (Szemeredy, Hun)
UNDER MY SKIN (O'Donnell, Aus)
UPROOTED: THE JOURNEY OF JAZZ DANCE (Wong, US)
THE WOMAN WITH LEOPARD SHOES (Bruchon, Fr)
WILLOW (Manchevski, Mac)

* reviews coming


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