16 August 2012
Working people will be celebrated in a festival of film in London from Thursday 13 - Saturday 15 September.
Running for just three days at the Prince Charles Cinema off Leicester Square, the London Labour Film Festival will feature films by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu (Biutiful), Ken Loach (The Navigators), Hal Ashby (Bound for Glory), Mark Herman (Brassed Off), Mike Leigh (High Hopes), Jennifer Baichwal (Manufactured Landscapes), Nigel Cole (Made in Dagenham) and many more inspirational and international film-makers.
Four Horsemen directed by Ross Ashcroft and The Snows of Kilimanjaro directed by Robert Guediguian have been selected as gala films.
18 films and much more....
Take a look at the programme and you're bound to want to be part of the festival's inaugural season. You'll also be able to share your enthusiam beyond the screenings at several debates and get-togethers with special guests.
Tickets bought in person are priced at £5.50; contact the Prince Charles Cinema on 020 7494 3654 or book online; a small booking fee applies to card transactions.
The organisers are also running a shorts competition; visit this page for more information.
BECTU is one of several trade union movement sponsors and joins with others in sending congratulations to festival director Anna Burton, a long-standing supporter of the movement.
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