Date posted: 18.09.2007
Elefest (22 - 30 September), Elephant and Castle's annual festival, celebrates the creative and cultural diversity of the area.
Over 10 days the festival transforms this south London neighbourhood. You can enjoy a solar powered cinema, a photographic exhibition in the subway, as well as live bands, open rehearsals, readings and talks, in a variety of venues.
- This Was Forever
23 September, 4pm
A film by Mark Aitken and young film-makers from polkadotsonraindrops with a unique improvised soundtrack played live by the Amal Gamal Ensemble.
- Ode to Joy (Oda do Radosci)
26 September, 7pm
Three young Polish film-makers collaborated on this film and reveal three diverse and affecting stories from beyond the Iron Curtain.
- Bombs at Teatime
29 September, 12pm
These rarely seen films from the BFI National Archive provide a fascinating glimpse into Britain during the 1940s, demonstrating how Britons were in touch with environmental issues.
- This is England
30 September, 7pm (Closing Night Event)
An excellent human drama, directed by Shane Meadows, that won Best Independent Film at the BIFAs in 2006.