3rd London Film Makers Convention
Monday 23 March,
Thursday 26 March &
Tuesday 31 March
Inn On The Green,
3 Thorpe Close,
Nearest Tube: Ladbroke Grove
6pm - 11pm
A rare chance for the public to see the latest works
by the front line of new London Film Makers mostly
working in the underground and digital mediums.
Better than anything you will see on TV. An opportunity
for London Film Makers to meet up.
Opening Night &
23 March 2009
6pm – 11pm, Entry FREE
Non Stop Shorts by London Film Makers
Grove Roots Grove Roots Crew 43 minutes U
Charts the rise of Ladbroke Grove from the 1958
Race Riots to the culturally diverse beacon it is
8:30 UK PREMIERE
Blue Gold: World Water Wars (Sam Bozzo) 90 minutes
Sounds the same sweeping alarms as Inconvenient
Truth, only about our dwindling water supplies.
Narrated by Malcolm McDowell, produced by the producer
of Walkabout and Man Who Fell To Earth
26 March 2009
6pm – 11pm, Entry FREE
A Selection of highlights from the Stranger Festival
Stranger Festival is a new European showcase for
short films by European youth.
It has commissioned a report by Demos on the virtual
Video Republic: “the explosion of audio visual
creativity is sowing the seeds for a more participative
The selection includes the Winners from the First
festival in Amsterdam (6:30), a Q&A from Duncan
Smith of ACAVA – the British branch of the
festival (7:00), a selection of the best British
films (7:10), and a Portobello Film Festival selection
of favourites (7:30).
Silo: The Sage Of The Andes Daniel Zuckerbrot 48
In the sixties the Argentine philosopher Silo went
into the Andes to build a stone house, escape violence
of the Junta and meditate. Within years his words
were being translated into twenty languages. He
still travels the world spreading the message of
active non-violence and The WorldMarch.Org for peace.
More Non Stop Shorts by London Film Makers
the Lounge Bar
Ancient Code Philip Gardiner 60 minutes U
Leading authors speak about getting back to nature.
A Hard Act To Follow Rupert Ferguson 60 minutes
Thirteen year retrospective on the passing of the
most hated government bill in counterculture history
1994 - 2007. With original archive footage of Spiral
Tribe, and many more.
Earth Dream 2000 Matt Bonner 60 minutes 12A
Real life road movie featuring Australian chapter
of Mutoid Waste Company with a Madder than Max aesthetic.
Crazy but engaging characters and comedy and tragedy
31 March 2009 6pm
Closing Gala & Award Ceremony
Russ Henderson The Pan Man Mike McKenzie 22 minutes
This short documentary tells the story of local
musician Russ Henderson MBE aged 85 years old, who
has been heavily influential in developing steel
pan in the UK and is one of the pioneers of Notting
Hill Carnival and is well known on the Jazz scene.
7:10 – 11.00
An Evening of Non Stop Shorts by London Film Makers
& In the Lounge
Curitiba - It's Possible Joerg Pibal & Paul
Romauch 45 minutes U
Curitiba, the capital of the state of Parana and
metropolis of south eastern Brazil, is considered
to be an outstanding example of sustainable urban
planning and living. The documentary takes a look
at the "Curitiba Phenomenon", and tries
to offer some insight into its alternative approach
to problem - solving.