Raindance returns in 2012 for its 20th edition, with an ever-growing international reputation. It opens with the world premiere of disturbing Mexican film Here Comes The Devil, about a couple whose missing children return to them with something unfathomable wrong, and closes with Paraguayan thriller 7 Crates. In between, British films Confine, City Slicker and Love Tomorrow will get their world premieres alongside a host of further treats from the UK and around the world. There'll also be a chance to meet Fight Club author Chuck Palahniuk as he introduces Romance, one of the great short films in this year's line-up.

The festival runs from September 26 to October 7.

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7 Boxes
7 Boxes
A teenager finds himself with the custody of seven boxes... but everyone wants the contents.
Banaz: A Love Story
Banaz: A Love Story
The story of Banaz Mahmod, murdered for leaving her abusive husband and falling in love with another man.
A Road Stained Crimson
A Road Stained Crimson
A former hitman trying to live a quiet life finds himself blackmailed at the same time as a boy arrives in desperate need of his guidance.
The Hidden Hand
The Hidden Hand
A guide to theories of alien contact with Earth.
City Slacker
City Slacker
An ambitious, successful woman seeks an unambitious, unsuccessful man to be a house husband.
Portrait Of A Zombie
Portrait Of A Zombie
A family is ostracised by the local community after deciding to care for a son who has become a zombie, whilst his pregnant girlfriend still hopes the local priest will marry them.
Kill Me
Kill Me
A suicidal teenager agrees to help a murderer on the run if he will kill her afterwards, but as they flee, he finds himself beginning to care for her.
Love Tomorrow
Love Tomorrow
Two dancers get talking on an escalator and gradually find themselves embarking on a relationship.
The Fourth Dimension
The Fourth Dimension
Triplet of short films, conforming to a fixed 'creative brief'.
The Ollaparo
The Ollaparo
Two Galician villagers use ancient rituals to challenge the will of a monster.
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