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Launch Party Open To All
28 August, 7pm
KPH Pub, 139 Ladbroke Grove, North Kensington W10 6HJ
Preview of highlights from Portobello 2014. Complimentary drinks.
Portobello Free London
Friday 29th August to Sunday 14th September,
every evening except Mondays.
Pop Up Cinema, 3 Acklam Road W10 5TY
Under the Westway where it crosses Portobello Road
6 to 10.30pm.
New London and UK movies (mostly shorts)
29 Aug Local inc “Ray Jones” & “Wild West 10” full programme
30 Aug London 1 inc “Castles Made Of Sand” full programme
31 Aug Art inc “The Gospel According To St Derek” full programme
2 Sept Animation inc “The Door” & “Cosmico” full programme
3 Sept Horror inc “The Legend Of The Charred Oak” full programme
4 Sept Comedy inc “Adieu Marx” & “Dylan Jones” full programme
5 Sept London 2 inc “After The Snow” & “Coke” full programme
6 Sept London 3 inc “Twelve” & “In Transit” full programme
7 Sept Love inc “Burn The Clock” & “Next Door” full programme
9 Sept Activist inc “The Land Bewteen” full programme
10 Sept Documentary inc “The American Adventure” full programme
11 Sept Thrillers inc “Driven” & “The Receipt” full programme
12 Sept UK Independent inc BFI/NFTS Film Academyfull programme
13 Sept Music inc “Countryman 2” & “looking For Johnny” full programme
14 Sept Grand Awards Ceremony. Open to all
After a greatest hits selection of this year’s Portobello Film Festival, the Festival team will present the shortlist and the prestigious Golden Trellick Awards to their favourite films of 2014.
Rock & Roll Film Festival
10th to 12th September
Upstairs at the KPH Pub, 139 Ladbroke Grove, North Kensington W10 6HJ
6 to 10.30pm
10 Sept Music movies inc Acid House, Rotten Hill Gang,
and Punkcast from New York. full programme
11 Sept “Hooligan Factory” Nick Nevern,
plus panel discussion about A Credible Future For British Film with Nick Nevern and Greg Hall. full programme
12 Sept An Evening with Michael Horovitz, beat poetry, films (inc Damon Albarn), and performance art. full programme
14 Sept Videocafe full programme
World Film Festival
Friday 29th August to Saturday 13th September.
New international movies from all over the world.
Westbourne Studios, 242 Acklam Road W10 5JJ
6 to 11pm every evening (weekend 12 to 11pm).
29 Aug Mixture Of Films programme
30 Aug German Films programme
31 Aug Spanish Films full programme
1 Sept Films from Switzerland & France full programme
2 Sept A Night of Romanian Films full programme
3 Sept Drama full programme
4 Sept Ukraine, Russia And Beyond full programme
5 Sept German Films full programme
6 Sept French Films full programme
7 Sept Documentary full programme
8 Sept A Night of Belgium Films full programme
9 Sept Italian Films full programme
10 Sept Thrillers full programme
11 Sept Foreign Eyes: USA full programme
12 Sept French, Belgium, & Turkish Films full programme
13 Sept USA 2: American Eyes full programme
PORTOBELLO FILM FESTIVAL 2014
BY TOM VAGUE
Down and Out in Portobello ‘Reality lies bleeding in Portobello Road. Can this really be the end? Down and out in London with amphetamine psychosis again.’ Tony D, in the punk fanzine ‘Kill Your Pet Puppy’.
Orwell Mansions, on the new Portobello Square W10 development off Golborne Road, is named in allusion to George Orwell living on Portobello Road (or possibly the Orwellian style of the block?). He did indeed begin writing ‘Down and Out in Paris and London’ along the road at his blue plaque house, number 22, but that’s at the other end in a different area, near Notting Hill Gate. read more...