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As part of our LABOUR FILM FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL CONTEST, the public get to vote for their favorite SHORT (documentary and and fiction). They are all absolutely brilliant. The video with the largest number of ‘likes’ wins the public vote. It’s that simple. Go to our youtube page to watch the films and like your favorites […]


We are delighted to be returning to the Prince Charles Cinema in Leicester Square for our fifth anniversary. It is after all the home of cult cinema! Join us for Ghosts, Metropolis and the Awards Night.


Join us for the awards ceremony where the winners of the contest will be announced. With special guests and a chance to preview the shortlisted films. This is not to be missed!


Our retrospective on the films of Nick Broomfield is carefully selected around the theme of Modern Slavery. With special guests, this promises to be an eye-opening insight into the lives of hidden workers; past and present.

Read More International Contest 2017

Our Labour Film Festivals celebrates national and international cinema with the twin objective of recognising and supporting new filmmakers and also improving knowledge, accessibility and understanding of social and labour issues amongst a wide and diverse audience.

Read More Labour films on the world screen – Tom Zaniello

As I think back on the last four years of the Labour Film Festivals in London and now Liverpool (North West), I am struck by the big generalizations we often turn to while discussing the labour and related films on offer. Globalization has probably the term been around the longest, denoting the rapid export of […]

Read More Girlhood

Friday 23 September 20:30 A film to make you laugh, cry, and despair in equal measure, the latest masterpiece from Céline Sciamma (Tomboy) is one of the most powerful films in years on the subject of youth. Following Marieme, a young woman being denied educational opportunities by the French school system, she starts to embrace life

Read More The Judgment

Film premiere Saturday 24 September 17:30 Q&A The number of migrants/refugees being smuggled across our borders are now daily news. But how do these people make it to Europe through often hostile and unforgiving terrain? Whilst refugees stories are told, we know less about the people who actually do the smuggling.

Read More Mining Poems or Odes

Friday 23 September 17:15 Robert Fullerton is a force. Welder turned poet or poet turned welder? It doesn’t much matter in this evocation of his life and philosophy, and the forces that helped make him a mesmerising artist.

Read More Winter on Fire – Film review – Anna Burton

This film charts the Ukranian rebellion in the bitter winter of 2013/2014 against corrupt President Viktor Yanukovyvh, who was elected on a false promise to bring the country into the European Union, and instead cut a deal with Russian’s Vladimir Putin. What initially starts out as a protest around EU membership turns into a violent […]