Raindance Festival 2017
Closing Night Gala

Closing Night Gala

Sunday 1st October 18:30
Ticket includes screening of Stuck and After Party at Planet Hollywood.
MA Showcase

MA Showcase

Saturday 30th September 17:30
The MA Showcase is a selection of short films that were made by students in the Raindance Postgraduate Degree as part of their curriculum. Every student gets to design their own learning pathway, and each film reflects the variety of interest and...
Music Video

Music Video

Saturday 23rd September 20:30
The primary function of the music video is to promote the piece of music that it accompanies - to provide a visual interpretation of the sequence of notes, sounds and lyrics that make up the track. The best music videos are works of art in...
Shorts Programme: Animation

Shorts Programme: Animation

Saturday 23rd September 13:00
Displaying an eclectic array of styles & featuring award-winning animators who have returned to screen at Raindance. There are universal meditations on the human condition, which at times are punctuated with grotesque humour & distressing...
Shorts Programme: Documentary

Shorts Programme: Documentary

Sunday 24th September 13:00
These short documentaries reveal fascinating portrayals of controversial artists, dialectic observers & intangible landscapes. Surviving these idiosyncratic extremities of existence in these abandoned landscapes may be essentially full of...
Shorts Programme: International 1

Shorts Programme: International 1

Saturday 23rd September 15:30
These films reveal a deep human aptitude for being responsible politically to rebel against established notions. This requires an abundant deal of vigilance & persistent determination to ensure change. That attitude has to remain credible if...
Shorts Programme: International 2

Shorts Programme: International 2

Sunday 24th September 15:30
Riotously disruptive tales featuring raw portraits of unhinged characters. Extravagant cravings provoke impulsive ventures, obliterating any impression of prestige. These films are besieged with neon-saturated streets, hardcore punks, mercenary...
Shorts Programme: International 3

Shorts Programme: International 3

Sunday 24th September 18:00
From heated intensity to sensitive intimacy, this collection of shorts focuses on stories brimming with emotion. They examine the crucial choices we make at pivotal moments in life, and their life-changing consequences. Across a diverse range of...
Shorts Programme: LGBT

Shorts Programme: LGBT

Sunday 24th September 20:30
A collection of stories featuring drag queens, transgender youth & bourgeoning recognition. Crucially remaining genuine in telling of the lives and loves that run through LGBT communities, both authentic & audacious. These are courageous...
Shorts Programme: UK

Shorts Programme: UK

Saturday 23rd September 18:00
This showcases engaging & emerging filmmakers from the UK, all political, personal & potent. Matters may seem out of control in turbulent times & these stories attempt to restore the balance. Featuring dark satires, understated issues...
Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality

Friday 29th September 10:00
For the second year in a row, the Raindance VR Arcade sponsored by Lexus at London’s Hospital Club, will be the festival’s home to pioneering Virtual Reality experiences and 360 films, of which many will receive their world, European and UK...