Come to Raindance for… Shorts

Bite-sized narratives that pack a punch. This year’s Short film selection are beautifully made and provocatively stylised, with stories and tales that stretch from the sweetly familiar to distinctively bizarre… Animation Shorts These animations are created to escape the narrative impulse of cinema using the principles of randomness and analogue generative cinema. These are intimate […]

Come to Raindance for… Horror

Satanic cults, mysterious crop circles and post-apocalyptic cannibalism. Step into these other worlds and prepare to be scared. Here’s our top picks for Horror lovers at Raindance 2016… Don’t Knock Twice A supernatural horror in which a mother is desperate to reconnect with her troubled daughter, but on the way ends up inadvertently becoming embroiled […]

Ken Loach to receive Raindance Auteur Award

We’re thrilled that legendary and multi-award winning British filmmaker, Ken Loach will receive the Festival’s first-ever Raindance Auteur Award. Best known globally for his films that highlight various British socio-economic issues, Ken Loach won the coveted Palme d’Or at this year’s Cannes Film Festival for his latest film, I, Daniel Blake.  The award will be presented […]

Come to Raindance for… Comedy

Because you don’t always need to watch a film that makes you work hard, gives you heartache or leaves you disillusioned with the world. Treat yourself this festival to some of our favourite comedy picks: Jules and Dolores Rio de Janeiro, 1983. In an attempt to pay off his gambling debt and pacify his flamboyant […]