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26th Raindance Film Festival

26th Raindance Film Festival 2018

26th Raindance Film Festival September 26th – October 7th, 2018 by Alex Plant — Dizzy Pursuit Directed by Jay Alvarez Starring Jay Alvarez, Megan Kopp, Lorraine Bahr, Jennifer Neala Page and Andrew Kopp Anyone who feels that they’ve ever made sacrifices for their art or a partner will be able to relate to the protagonists […]

Josh Melrod and Ujon Tokarski

Major Arcana

First-time director Josh Melrod and first-time actor Ujon Tokarski brought their film Major Arcana to Raindance 2018 for its world premiere. We sat down with the pair to discuss cabin building, the film and the unusual way that Ujon became its star.     by Alex Plant     What’s it like being at Raindance? […]

Raindance Film Festival: Love Possibly

Love Possibly

Love Possibly Directed by Michael Boccalini and Che Grant Starring Steve Hodgetts, Anna Danshina, Dean Kilbey, Julie Nesher and Michelle Thomas by Alex Plant On paper, Love Possibly sounds great; a mockumentary following a hapless, rom-com-obsessed sap’s quest to find love that results in him ordering a Moldovan bride online. Unfortunately, the execution is sloppy […]

Jay Alvarez

Jay Alvarez

by Alex Plant Jay Alvarez descended upon London for Raindance 2018 where his new movie Dizzy Pursuit is playing on Wednesday Oct 3rd and Thursday October 4th. Each screening is followed by a Q&A with the director and star. Jay’s first film, I Play with the Phrase Each Other, won him the attention of filmmaking […]

Raindance Film Festival: Princesita

Princesita

Princesita Directed by Marialy Rivas Starring Sara Caballero, Marcelo Alonso and María Gracia Omegna Screening at Raindance October 6th, 2018 by Alex Plant Director Marialy Rivas’ follow up to her 2012 feature Young and Wild is a bold and timely piece of work. Drawing inspiration from the true story of a Chilean family that believed […]

Raindance Film Festival: Major Arcana

Major Arcana

Major Arcana Dircected by Josh Melrod Starring Ujon Tokarski, Tara Summers and Lane Bradbury by Alex Plant There is an undeniable enjoyableness to observing somebody capable of undertaking a task that you couldn’t comprehend doing yourself. There’s a pureness to the skill that is almost hypnotic. Long time editor/first-time director Josh Melrod understands this idea […]

Raindance Film Festival: Dizzy Pursuit

Dizzy Pursuit

Dizzy Pursuit Directed by Jay Alvarez Starring Jay Alvarez, Megan Kopp, Lorraine Bahr, Jennifer Neala Page and Andrew Kopp Screening at Raindance October 3rd and 4th, 2018 by Alex Plant Anyone who feels that they’ve ever made sacrifices for their art or a partner will be able to relate to the protagonists of Dizzy Pursuit. […]

Raindance Film Festival 2018 Announces Programme

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Raindance Film Festival London September 26th – October 7th, 2018 by Alex Plant Returning for it’s 26th year, 2018’s Raindance Film Festival will run in London’s West End from Sept 26th to Oct 7th. The programme was announced by Raindance’s founder Elliot Grove, who was joined by actress and Raindance jury member Judi Shekoni when […]