London World Film Festival
Previously known as the Festival of Moving Image the LWFF hosted by UCL has grown from strength to strength screening films from around the world and attracting actors and directors such as Vanessa Redgrave, Ken Loach, Fernando Birri, Alfonso Cuaron and many more.
Primarily focusing on Latin American cinema this is a free festival which opens up the world of Latin American cinema to London. This year the programme also includes a day of Bulgarian cinema hosted by the Bulgarian Embassy and the attendance of renowned Cuban filmmaker Enrique Colina who will be screening his documentary 'Los Rusos en Cuba' The Russians in Cuba (2008, 70 minutes).
There are also two important screenings relating to Brazil with Jean Charles (dir Henrique Goldman, 2009, 93 min) and award winning hard-hitting documentary Luto Como Mae (dir Luis Carlos Nascimento, 2010, 50 min) which are both accompanied by director appearances and Q&A's including two cousins of Jean Charles de Menezes.
For more information and to access the programme please visit the website www.londonworldfilmfestival.com