Free Film Festivals

Volunteer-powered neighbourhood free film festivals that encourage community involvement through film. Bringing people together to enjoy films they might not have seen in places they may not have been. Giving local filmmakers a chance to screen their films in front of an audience.

What's on at Free Film Festivals

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Wild Tales

By turns shocking, hilarious, violent and preposterous, the Oscar-nominated Wild Tales is one hell o...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • April 22, 2019, 7 p.m.
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The Conversation

A paranoid, secretive surveillance expert has a crisis of conscience when he suspects that a couple,...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • April 24, 2019, 7 p.m.
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When Harry Met Sally

Harry and Sally have known each other for years, and are very good friends, but they fear sex would ...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • April 25, 2019, 7 p.m.
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John Carpenter’s Prince of Darkness

A research team finds a mysterious cylinder in an old  church… in a place very similar to The Cry...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • April 25, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
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Evelyn

Evelyn is a deeply personal film from Academy Award® winning filmmakers of The White Helmets and ...

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  • April 26, 2019, 5:30 p.m.
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Inside Out

Winner of the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature in2016,‘Inside Out’ made us all weep. When R...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • April 27, 2019, 1 p.m.
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The Fall

A story of stories is revealed to us by an injured movie stuntman, weaving beguiling threads of narr...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • April 27, 2019, 1:30 p.m.
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Big Fish & Begonia

Manga meets Chinese myth in Big Fish & Begonia , a beautifully realised animated feature film for a...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • April 27, 2019, 1:30 p.m.
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Nacho Libre’ bike-powered screening

Outdoor bike-powered screening Based on a true story, this is a hilarious film about Nacho (Jack Bl...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • April 27, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
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Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse – Outdoor Screening

For the final night of our festival this year we will be hosting our first ever OUTDOOR SCREENING in...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • April 27, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
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The Breadwinner

From executive producer Angelina Jolie and the creators of the Academy Award nominated ‘The Secret o...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • April 29, 2019, 6 p.m.
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Black Joy

An innocent and unsophisticated Guyanan immigrant is exposed to the hustlin’ way of life of the Brix...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • April 29, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
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Ma Vie de Courgette

A beautiful stop motion animation, ‘Ma Vie de Courgette’ (‘My Life as a Courgette’) follows a young ...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • April 29, 2019, 7 p.m.
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The Herne Hill Free Film Festival Pub Quiz

In 2019. At 8PM. On 29 April. At The Commercial. £2 entry. The Herne Hill Free Film Festival is popp...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • April 29, 2019, 7 p.m.
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Decolonising the Archive presents Windrush Time Capsule, Cinema Voyage

In ‘Cinema Voyage,’Decolonising The Archive (DTA) teams up with the New Cross and Deptford Free Film...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • April 30, 2019, 5 p.m.
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Into The Wild

After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his ...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • April 30, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
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Grey Gardens: Little Edie Comes to Little Nan’s

Join us as we dig out the best china and mix up a cocktail or two at the magnificent Little Nan’s Ba...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • April 30, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
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In Our Hands – Seeding Change

Food and farming is in crisis. In just over a decade we’ve lost more than 33,000 farms from our coun...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • April 30, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
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Daily Bread + 50 Years of Silence

‘Daily Bread’ dramatises an episode from the book, ’50 Years of Silence’ written by the filmmaker’s ...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • May 1, 2019, 5 p.m.
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The Many Faces of Freelancing

‘The Many Faces of Freelancing’ is a a documentary series exploring lives of the creatives – the ant...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • May 1, 2019, 5:30 p.m.
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Hunt for the Wilderpeople plus Sing

These are two tales of defiance against authority, proving that growing up can happen at any age. Bo...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • May 1, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
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Loco, Local & Lo-fi 2 curated by Dark Room Film Festival

Dark Room presents a curated evening of documentary, experimental shorts, audio-visual performance &...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • May 2, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
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Black Panther

After his first two big-cat related superhero films – Pink Tiger and Burgundy Leopard – flopped at t...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • May 2, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
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Save Reginald Save Tidemill

Please join Save Reginald Save Tidemill campaign. On  the green next to the now demolished beautif...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • May 2, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
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Loco, Local & Lo-fi 2 curated by Darkroom Film Festival

Darkroom presents a free curated evening of short film, documentaries, experimental works and audio-...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • May 2, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
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Brassed Off

Set within the deteriorating coal mining industry of northern England, the Grimley Colliery Brass ba...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • May 2, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
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Arcadia

A folk horror wrapped inside a documentary archive film. Director, Paul Wright, pieces together an...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • May 2, 2019, 7 p.m.
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Thelma and Louise

In one of the greatest road movies of all time, Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon ride to everlasting f...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • May 3, 2019, 2 p.m.
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The Duke of Bachata, plus demonstration and class

‘The Duke of Bachata’ is a documentary film about Joan Soriano, a Bachata Musician from the Dominica...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • May 3, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
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Mary Poppins Returns

Decades after her original visit, everyone’s favourite magical nanny returns to help the Banks sibli...

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  • May 3, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
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JUNO

When she unexpectedly becomes pregnant, a 16-year-old girl in small-town Minnesota decides to give h...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • May 3, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
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RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET: WRECK IT RALPH 2

Ralph Breaks the Internet’ is a 2018 American animated comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • May 3, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
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Brave

Since ancient times, stories of epic battles and mystical legends have been passed through the gener...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • May 4, 2019, 1:30 p.m.
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Climax

Winner of the Art Cinema Award at the Directors’ Fortnight section at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival,...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • May 4, 2019, 3:30 p.m.
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The Italian Job + quiz with We Do Good Film

‘The Italian Job’ is the quintessential British heist film of the 1960’s, famous for its Britannia s...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • May 4, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
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The Man Who Planted Trees (L’homme qui plantait des arbres)

Also known as The Story of Elzéard Bouffier, The Most Extraordinary Character I Ever Met, and The Ma...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • May 4, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
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The Rise Of Permaculture (L’éveil de la Permaculture)

Permaculture offers a glimmer of hope with its ecologically sustainable, economically viable and soc...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • May 4, 2019, 7 p.m.
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STAR WARS: Rogue One. Pedal Powered

May the 4 th be with you! Fun in the park for all with pedal powered Star Wars. A band of resista...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • May 4, 2019, 7 p.m.
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Disney’s classic The Jungle Book

A classic Disney animated film, loosely based on Rudyard Kipling’s book of the same name,‘TheJungle ...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • May 5, 2019, 9:30 a.m.
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Trading Places, followed by Film Festival closing party

A definitive 1980s comedy classic, ‘Trading Places’ tells the story of a one-dollar bet between two ...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • May 5, 2019, 4 p.m.
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The Salt of the Earth

A documentary, directed by Wim Wenders and Juliano Ribeiro Salgado, about capturing humanity. The ...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • May 5, 2019, 5 p.m.
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Pride

Pride is inspired by an extraordinary true story. It’s the summer of 1984, Margaret Thatcher is in...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • May 5, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
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Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story

Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story was one of our favourite screenings at the London Film Festival ...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • May 5, 2019, 7 p.m.
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Neruda

A renowned poet. An unknown policeman. Revolution vs regime, Communism vs the establishment. The arr...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • May 6, 2019, 7 p.m.
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The Babadook

A box office slow burner but a critically acclaimed horror, The Babadook is a chilling feature that ...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • May 8, 2019, 8 p.m.
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The Road to Independence + Q&A

Fed up with the daily grind back in 2013 Olie Hunter Smart has spent the last 6 years living a more...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • May 9, 2019, 7 p.m.
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Bicycle Thieves

Intimately depicting the deprivations of post-war Italy while simultaneously transcending them with ...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • May 10, 2019, 8 p.m.
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Mind Matters: Short Film and Poetry Night

From poetry to perceptions of perfection, we explore some of the least expected ways people are find...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • May 13, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
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Mind Matters: Short Film Night with Directors’ Q&A

From poetry to perceptions of perfection, we explore some of the least expected ways people are find...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • May 13, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
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Chasing Coral

A product of Netflix’s monumental content-producing machine and Winner of the Audience Award for US ...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • May 14, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
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The Passion of Joan of Arc

In the atmospheric surroundings of All Saints Church, we’re delighted to present The Passion of Joa...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • May 17, 2019, 7 p.m.
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Wreck it Ralph 2: Ralph Breaks The Internet

Ralph’s first outing in 2012 – described as a Who Framed Roger Rabbit for the joystick generation – ...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • May 18, 2019, 3 p.m.
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A Quiet Place

The apocalypse has happened. Giant reptiles stalk the land, preying on humans. The good news is they...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • May 18, 2019, 8 p.m.
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Bohemian Rhapsody

We’ll be scaramouching and fandangoing on 24 May at Judith Kerr Primary School as we bring the 2019 ...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • May 24, 2019, 8 p.m.
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Isle of Dogs

In celebration of all Herne Hill’s hounds, we bring Wes Anderson’s award winning stop-motion animate...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • May 25, 2019, 8 p.m.
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The Ponds + (Swimming Shorts)

The ponds at Hampstead Heath are packed through summer, but there is also a hardcore group who swim ...

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  • May 27, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Swinging its way to an Oscar for best animated feature in 2018, Spider-man: Into the Spider-Verse ma...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • May 28, 2019, 6 p.m.
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A Matter of Life and Death

WW2 RAF pilot Peter Carter should have died that night. As his burnt up Lancaster bomber plummeted t...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • May 29, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
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London

“London, he says, is a city under siege from a suburban government which uses homelessness, pollutio...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • May 31, 2019, 7 p.m.
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Laurel & Hardy with Neil Brand + The Wonderful Walk Premiere

Our night at Station Square has been one of the highlights of the Herne Hill Free Film Festival ever...

  • Free Film Festivals
  • June 1, 2019, 8 p.m.
  • 300 Oxford St, Marylebone
  • London
  • UK
  • W1C 1DX
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