Raindance Film Festival Is Coming to London This Summer

The UK’s leading indie film festival is back with a packed programme of must-sees

Raindance is the film festival for movie lovers to discover the work of new artists, and it’s returning to the capital for its 32nd year and first-ever midsummer edition. The fest will take over some of our favourite cinemas across town this June – including Curzons Mayfair and Soho, The Prince Charles and Genesis Cinema – to showcase spectacular features and documentaries from first and second-time filmmakers.

It’ll all kick off on Wed 19th June, when the Opening Gala will introduce UK audiences to Cuckoo, director Tilman Singer’s second feature, which sees 17-year-old Gretchen (played by Hunter Schafer) subvert the ‘final girl’ trope. At the Closing Gala, on Fri 28th June, the festival will screen the European premiere of National Anthem. The queer love story stars Charlie Plummer (BIFA nominated Best Actor for Lean On Pete) and marks filmmaker and photographer Luke Gilford’s debut feature.

The rest of the schedule is filled with highlights that span genres and tones – and 90% of this year’s films are debut features. As Raindance founder Elliot Grove puts it, “Raindance is known as a festival of discovery”.

We’ve teamed up with Raindance Film Festival to get our INSIDERS 20% off passes, which grant guests unlimited film screenings and exclusive access to the House of Raindance at Wonderville (including all indie film forum sessions, lounge areas with free wifi and daily happy hours). Find out how to get involved below.

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Wed 19th – Fri 28th June 2024
Various locations in London