U.K.’S RAINDANCE FILM FESTIVAL IN TUNE

You may not be able to hop on your Concorde and jet on over to the U.K. for this year’s Raindance Film Festival, which officially runs from [ October 13th to the 26th, 2000, ] but a visit to their website is essential for independent film buffs. Raindance will air several festival-exclusive features on the Web, and the site also hosts a wealth of information on standout Raindance films that will be making their way stateside soon.
On [ Saturday, October 14th, ] web viewers can “‘av it large” by checking in on the Ibiza/Ayia Napa tribute event “Reunion”. For those not familiar with the tradition, Ibiza unloads as the biggest rave/party/all-out hedoinistic explosion every year, and hundreds of thousands of limeys are in attendance for the madness. This web-cast party will celebrate the event in Camden Palace, and will include pan-and-scan live coverage and insane music.
For those in a mellower mood, check out the site’s info on the [ Thursday, October 17th ] screening of “A Stirling Performance,” a peek at what happens when a supergroup (R.E.M.) descends on a small Scottish town for a show. The documentary, produced with the cooperation of the band, is an intimate look at the performance paradox of huge band/little town, and the reactions of both fans and band members.
For more on Raindance events, and the latest as the festival unfolds, see the [ the official Raindance website. ]




Posted on October 13, 2000 in Festivals by
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