Humpday will kick off the festival Humpday will kick off the festival

The 17th Raindance Film Festival’s programme includes 75 features and more than 150 shorts. Running from September 30 to October 11, it will be hosted by Apollo Cinemas.

The festival will open with Humpday and close with Steven Soderbergh's The Girlfriend Experience.

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Legacy: Black Ops
Legacy: Black Ops
A former special agent holed up in a hotel room in the aftermath of a failed Eastern European mission grows suspicious of his brother's political success.
Resurrecting The Street Walker
Resurrecting The Street Walker
A wannabe filmmaker becomes obssessed with an unfinished snuff film.
Down Terrace
Down Terrace
Killers consider retribution round the kitchen sink.
Instant Swamp
Instant Swamp
When a woman has a run of bad luck and her mother falls ill, she finds out that her family might not be everything she assumed it was.
One love, two girls, Japanese-style.
Crying With Laughter
Crying With Laughter
Black comedy about a comedian whose past is unearthed.
Until The Light Takes Us
Until The Light Takes Us
A look at the history and aesthetic of Black Metal.
Eight strangers are sitting the final exam for a top-level position... but little do they know the stakes are higher than they imagine.
Story about an eccentric who is the black sheep of her family.
1000 Voices
1000 Voices
Dark animation which gathers together voices of detained asylum seekers.
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