DMovies - Your platform for thought-provoking cinema
This is a list of dirty film events (festivals, screenings, courses, workshops, etc) taking place primarily in the UK, but also in other parts of the world. Please e-mail us at calendar@dirtymovies.org if you think that your event should be included.
Aug
22
Thu
FrightFest @ Cineworld Leicester Square
Aug 22 – Aug 26 all-day
FrightFest @ Cineworld Leicester Square

FrightFest, also known as Horror Channel FrightFest, is an annual film festival held in central London over the August Bank Holiday weekend. The first event was held in the year 2000.

As its name indicates, the primary focus is on the horror genre. However, it has included a wide variety of movies that blur the boundaries of genre definitions.

Click here for more information about the event.

Aug
28
Wed
76th Venice International Film Festival @ Venice (Italy) - various venues
Aug 28 – Sep 7 all-day
76th Venice International Film Festival @ Venice (Italy) - various venues

The 76th Venice International Film Festival is organised by La Biennale di Venezia, and will take place at Venice Lido from August 28th to September 7th, 2019. The Festival is officially recognised by the FIAPF (International Federation of Film Producers Association).

The aim of the Festival is to raise awareness and promote international cinema in all its forms as art, entertainment and as an industry, in a spirit of freedom and dialogue. The Festival also organises retrospectives and tributes to major figures as a contribution towards a better understanding of the history of cinema.

Click here for more information about the event.

Sep
4
Wed
Open City Documentary Festival @ Centra London - various venues
Sep 4 – Sep 10 all-day
Open City Documentary Festival @ Centra London - various venues

Celebrating the art of non-fiction, Open City Documentary Festival creates an open space in London to nurture and champion the art of creative documentary and non-fiction filmmakers. We aim to challenge and expand the idea of documentary in all its forms. We provide a platform for emerging talent as well as established masters working within the documentary form.

The festival takes place over seven days in venues across Central London, and consists of international contemporary and retrospective non-fiction film, audio and cross media, as well as filmmaker Q&As, industry panels, workshops, networking and parties.

Just click here for more information about the event, and also for ticket sales.