London's coolest film festivalThe Crystal Palace International Film Festival bring you the best in feature film, shorts, animation and documentary, from a submission pool of filmmakers based all round the world. Founded in 2009, their rich and diverse programme, commitment to global and independent filmmakers and prestigious panel of judges – from award-winning comedian Johnny Vegas to Neville Astley, creator of Peppa Pig – makes the CPIFF a truly exceptional experience and celebration of film.
-Black Roses: The Killing of Sophie Lancaster directed by Susan Roberts.
Sophie Lancaster was kicked to death in a Lancashire park in 2007 because of her appearance. Sylvia Lancaster remembers her daughter and the tragic events after the attack as Sophie tells her own story through a sequence of poems written by poet by Simon Armitage.
Running time: 44 minutes.
- Porters directed by Dan Ridgedon.
Porters tells the story of a group of people who work in one of the most unnoticed and unappreciated sectors of the British National Health Service.
Running time: 14 minutes.
- Youth directed by Paul Elliott, Sean Lamberth.
The life and work of award winning record producer, musician and artist Youth (Martin Glover). Told in his own words from his London home and studio, with contributions and stories from some of music’s biggest names including Paul McCartney, Boy George, David Gilmour and many more.
Running time: 58 minutes.
Children under 16 must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Doors open at 7pm and films start at 7.45.