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South Social Film Festival Fundraising Event

Two girls against the rain, Directed by Sopheak Sao - Cambodia

London has over 120 screens and cinemas, but most of these show only mainstream, Hollywood blockbuster, rom-com type films. South Social Film Festival offers something different. Showing wholly independent film from all over the world, […]

GalleryFilm offers much more than excellent films

This 1972 photo released by Warner Bros. Home Video shows Liza Minnelli as Sally Bowles, left, and Joel Grey as Master of Ceremonies in a scene from "Cabaret."  The landmark film "Cabaret", starring Liza Minnelli, Joel Grey and Michael York, has turned 41. All three actors will be attending an anniversary celebration screening planned Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, at the Ziegfeld Theatre, where the movie first premiered in 1972. (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Home Video)

“It’s extraordinary to see how our audience for the GalleryFilm has changed during these last couple of years,” says Liz Buchanan, who leads the team responsible for the film nights at Dulwich Picture Gallery. “More and […]

GalleryFilm: going from strength to strength


Once a month film lovers congregate in the Linbury Room at Dulwich Picture Gallery.The atmosphere is buzzing, maybe helped by delicious snacks and the complimentary glass of wine. It has the feeling of a good club, […]

Beneath the Tides + Blue Valentine – love stories on 20 November

This month The Bigger Picture Film Club is showing a second short film along with their main feature, Blue Valentine. Beneath the Tides is an award winning, 20 minute ‘mood piece’.  The director Rupert Miles talks about it here. BENEATH […]

MEMENTO – a complex thriller about time, memory and identity – 18 September


This imaginative and daring film is demanding, agile, sly, and witty. Bobbing and weaving, it manages to keep you off balance and on your toes. Pearce plays Leonard Shelby, a guy who wakes up every […]

GalleryFilm: Variety, film notes and a wonderful social setting makes for success


GalleryFilm has been going for several years now and it has achieved what every organiser dreams of; a steady and loyal clientele. Liz Buchanan who leads the team of five film-afficionados states that it is […]

VIDEO: London Past & Present: Schools


Thanks to Peckham Vision for bringing our attention to this interesting film from 1970 at Peckham Park school about life in late Victorian times (19 min). The film features children from Peckham Park School preparing […]

VIDEO: The People’s Piano


South London’s most famous musical instrument, The People’s Piano , is an inspiring short film about how a well-loved piano in a railway underpass affects an urban community. The piano speaks a language that everybody […]

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