Coming Soon- Raindance Film Festival 2014

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In this country, we love the rain. It rains all the time. If you didn’t love the rain, then you’re just one of those people who sits in their armchair, and moans that they can’t go out because of the rain, even if they had absolutely no intention of going out. In this county, we also like to dance- mainly after a lot of drink. We are rubbish at dancing, and proud of that fact. Why be good at dancing, when you can simply bounce about like you’re standing on an extremely hot floor. If you love rain, and you love dancing, then you’re going to absolutely love Raindance (which has nothing to do with rain or dancing.)

From September the 24th to October the 5th 2014, London once again sees the return of The Raindance Film Festival, which celebrates and supports independent, new and alternative film makers. There will be a total of 100 feature films and over 150 short films during the 12 day festival, which promises some unmissable premieres from the UK and around the world. The trailer for the festival can be seen below, although we think someone’s accidentally recorded over it with a naff 80’s music video.

Now in its 22nd year, the festival has a strong legacy of showing alternative films, and uncovering the hottest new film makers on the scene today. Like last year, there will also be a dedicated web series festival called Web Fest, which will feature, as well as screenings, several panel discussions with industry experts.

Highlights from last years Raindance Festival

The full line up will be announced on September 2nd at the official press launch, and we will bring news of all the films that will be premiering this year. Once the festival begins, keep your eyes on our website for lots of reviews, gossip and more reviews- although we hate gossiping, so it will probably just be reviews.

Christian started writing film reviews at school for a local paper. Since then he has written for BBC Radio 4's Newsjack and The London Film Review. He also writes and presents a comedy show on AbingdonXtra, an Oxfordshire based radio station.