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Last Chance to Catch a Screening at LCFF 2007

Date posted: 14.11.2007

The London Children’s Film Festival (LCFF) runs until 25 November and this year's festival will take place at the Barbican and at cinemas across the capital.

As always, the programme brings an exciting selection of films and workshops to families and children alike. Here’s a run down of some of the festival highlights:

  • 22 November, 5.30pm - Enchanted Gala preview at Stratford East Picturehouse
    The film will be introduced by New City Primary School choir, who will sing some classic Disney songs. There’s also a fancy dress parade to look forward to, competitions and the opportunity for children to have their photo taken in front of the Enchanted display.
  • 25 November, 11.30am - Hide-n-Seek at Cineworld Wood Green
    This screening will be preceded by a drop-in Indian music workshop where children will have the opportunity to learn to sing Indian songs and take part in an Indian drumming workshop.
  • 18 November, 2pm at Greenwich and 24 November, 4pm at Barbican - Sing-a-Long Chitty Chitty Bang Bang 
    Come along to Greenwich dressed as your favourite toy, join the fancy dress parade and meet Truly Scrumptious; or learn how to make toot sweets with top chefs at the Barbican.
  • A panel of children from all over the capital form the First Light Movies Young Jurors. They will cast their vote for Best Feature Film from the official selection titles, as well as posting their reviews on the festival website.
  • Young film-makers will have the chance to see their films on the big screen, as a specially selected short film made by young people will be shown before each feature.
  • 25 November, 1pm - Welcome to the Ritzy Museum, a Mediabox project from Brixton, is showing before Summer Days with Coo at the Rich Mix in Bethnal Green. The film-makers will even be there to introduce it themselves!

There will also be a variety of special guests at this year’s festival - Tiia Talvisara, the young Finnish star of Mystery Of The Wolf will be meeting children and answering questions at the Tricycle on 24 November and at the Barbican on 25 November; and Dirk Ahner, the screenwriter of Hui Buh - the Goofy Ghost, will be discussing his work at the Phoenix on 17 November and at the Barbican on 18 November.

The full programme and tickets for all screenings and events are available from: www.londonchildrenfilm.org.uk.

Find out more about other screenings to watch out for and additional special events in our previous LCFF story.

The London Children’s Film Festival is supported by Film London and Independent Cinema Office (ICO).

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