Celebrate the wild side of British film at The Portobello Film Festival

Released on: August 04, 2014, 6:16 am (EDT)
Industry: Travel, Entertainment

LONDON, August 04, 2014 -- /EPR NETWORK/ -- The Portobello Film Festival was started in 1996 and was intended to provide a forum for new film makers to show their films. The festival has been dubbed the wild side of Brit film and is one of the biggest celebrations of independent film in Europe.

In the past, film makers such as Guy Richie and Don Letts have both shown films at the Festival, Hexstatic showed their stunning Natural Rhythm Trilogy along with Giles Thacker's (Orbital) image wizardry and Phil Smith presented the only public showing of his Metalhedz/Blue Note documentary.

This year the festival is comprised of three main events, the Portobello free London film festival, the Portobello free rock and roll film festival and the Portobello free world film festival.

The London film festival will feature non-stop, hot off the edit suite London movies. Most of which will be shorts. The rock and roll film festival boasts the latest music movies plus live surprises and Irish films. The world film festival features new and exciting international films from all over the world.

This year screenings will take place in the Kensington Park Hotel, Westbourne Studios and a pop up cinema under the Westway. With premiers of animations, shorts and documentaries, plus lots of talks and Q and A's with directors and surprise guests, the Portobello film festival is well worth a look for anyone interested in film.

The Portobello film festival is proud to be free of charge. London hotel and events website can also help keep costs down with a selection of offers and discounts on hotels in London that are conveniently located for the festival. The website has partnered with these hotels to bring guests significant discounts on room rates.

The Pembridge Palace Hotel is only 14 minutes walk from the Portobello film festival. The hotel is offering a 39% discount through, meaning rooms are available from just £49.

The Princes Square Hotel London is a 15 minute walk from the film festival. They are offering a 40% discount to users and rooms are available from £44


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