The Herne Hill Free Film Festival is returning

November 30th, 2017 by Sandy

The Herne Hill Baptist Church will see the return of Herne Hill Free Film-Festival for the fifth year, to share cinematic goodwill by by kicking off the festival programme on 7th December. This year there will be 9 free events and a partnership with Norwood & Brixton Foodbank. The festival will run until 20th December, starting off on Thursday (7 December) with a screening of Babett’s Feast, an Oscar winner, at the church. The volunteer-led event includes festive fantasies, Christmas classics and a few non-Santa films too.

Anybody attending any show also get the chance to bring spare change or food. This would be donated to the foodbank. Partnering with the foodbank, the organisers wish to raise awareness of the charity’s work and to bring food and give support to the needy, during the holiday period, in the local area.

This selection of films this year range from family-friendly ones to slightly less festive ones Films like Elf will be screened at the Holy Trinity Church at 5pm, on 9th December and on 10th December at the Lido Cafe at 7pm. Other films offered are Arthur Christmas, Italian Job and Krampus. The free event established by Neil Johns and Charlotte Ashworh. The festival aims to introduce us to films not otherwise we cross paths with and to make the cinema experience accessible to all. To see the list of shows go to the website-