Weirdsville will open the 15th edition of the Raindance Film Festival Weirdsville will open the 15th edition of the Raindance Film Festival

This independent festival is "dedicated to fostering and promoting independent film in the UK and around the world". More than simply a festival, Raindance also runs training courses for up and coming film-makers and also hosts the British Independent Film Awards (read our news story on this year's nominees).

New awards for 2007 include the Canon Best Cinematography Award, with the winner taking home a Canon XH A1 HD camera and the Adobe Animation Award, the festival say: "The award winning film will be chosen for its originality and technical proficiency by the Raindance jury and an Adobe animation specialist." The festival will open with Weirdsville on September 25 and run until October 7.

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Once
Once
Guy meets Girl and makes beautiful - and Oscar-winning - music with her.
WAZ
WAZ
A detective caught in a battle of wits with a killer is forced to pay for his past failings.
Mala Noche
Mala Noche
Moody and atmospheric picture about unrequited love on skid row.
Weirdsville
Weirdsville
The unlikely lives of Canadian junkies.
La Antena
La Antena
Dystopian fairytale about a 'city without a voice'.
Ex Drummer
Ex Drummer
A group of punk misfits ask a famous novelist to join their band... despite the fact he can't play, only to find their plans spiralling out of control.
Day Watch
Day Watch
The forces of good and evil battle over a device with the power to save or destroy Moscow.
Bunny Chow
Bunny Chow
A group of Johannesburg stand-up comedians take a roadtrip to perform at a rock concert.
The Inheritance
The Inheritance
Two brothers who hate each other drive to Skye to search for their dead daddy's money.
Last Waltz In Sarajevo
Last Waltz In Sarajevo
A tragicomic look at the events preceeding the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand.
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