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Friday 08th September 2017

Opening Gala – A United Kingdom (12A)

Free (No ticket required - First come first served)
INDOOR: St Laurence Church

OPENING GALA Catford Free Film Festival 2017

We are delighted to open the festival where we left off last year, in the amazing setting of St Laurence Church. This beautifully lit space is the ideal place to kick off this year’s festival.

Dress code -National Costume encouraged, but not essential

19:00 – Doors open – Licensed bar open for Gala reception

19:30 – Jembe Explosion

We open the festivities with a bang this year, we are pleased to be joined by Jembe Explosion, a rousing drumming collective typically performing Mandinka rhythms from Ancient Mali, West Africa

20:00 – A United Kingdom (12A) 1hr 51mins
The story of King Seretse Khama of Botswana and how his loving but controversial marriage to a British white woman, Ruth Williams, put his kingdom into political and diplomatic turmoil.
Director: Amma Asante

FREE EVENT – No ticket required, first come gets the best seats

St Laurence Church
37 Bromley Road, SE6 2TS , London,

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