Somewhere in the southern Chile, in a rural commune that seems to be perpetually bathed in the sun, a 12-year-old Tamara (Sara Caballero) is growing up in a seemingly free manner. The sun for her seems to be not so much the outside source of light, but a person – everything she knows and everything […]

Lies We Tell is the debut feature for Mitu Misra, a British-Indian film director who also wrote the film’s story – the screenplay adaptation was done by Ewen Glass and Andy McDermott, two accomplished authors of the thriller genre. The film had its world premiere during this year’s edition of Raindance and – especially for […]

Raindance Film Festival, the largest independent film festival in Europe, is returning for its 25th anniversary edition this year; it is slotted from September 20th to October 1st 2017, with its venue in Central London – and just yesterday, on August 15th 2017, the festival announced its 25th line-up of over 200 feature and short films. For […]

American filmmaker Kai Barry is the brains behind Newcomer, the gritty spy thriller that opened this year’s Raindance Film Festival. Starring Bafta award-winning actor James Floyd, Newcomer is about Alex, a newly recruited contractor who is framed for killing his team when a mission goes wrong. In order to clear his name, Alex must go […]

Desperation can make people do crazy things – and there’s no greater demonstration of that than Sean Spencer’s Panic. With London as its backdrop, Panic is a study in urban isolation, desperation, and London’s ghost community through music journalist Andrew Deeley’s subjective lens. Influences from Hitchcock’s classic Rear Window are immediately obvious, reminiscent in Deeley […]