Thrillers to watch at Raindance Film Festival 2020
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Do you love to be held at the edge of your seat? Then you've come to the right place. Watch the best new hair-raising, creepy, roaring white knuckle thrillers from your own sofa at the 28th Raindance Film Festival from October 28th to November 7th, 2020.

April 7, 1980

Available on request 28 Oct-7 Nov | Check it out here

A group of terrorists infiltrates a kibbutz, but finds themselves in the children's room with hostages under the age of four. Told from different perspectives, this is the true story of that night, April 7th, 1980.


Online screening Fri 30 Oct at 6:30 pm, followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers | Check it out here

Emma and her mother are on the run. Traumatized, they find refuge in an isolated retreat in which a nuclear power plant is looming. While Emma develops a relationship with an enigmatic boy, she is forced to navigate a hostile world on her own. A tense and haunting tale of a toxic family with a dangerous past.

The woman with leopard shoes

Available on request 28 Oct-7 Nov | Check it out here

A burglar is hired by a mysterious woman to steal a box from a house. When he is about to leave, the sudden arrival of guests forces him to hide in the study. The situation worsens when he makes a surprising discovery …


Online screening Thursday 5th November at 5:30 pm, followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers and Saturday 7th November at 3:00 pm

For years, the Nowak and Kowalski families have been embroiled in a vengeance subject to the cyclical law of blood and honor. When the Nowaks' son dies through Klara Kowalska, his sister is chosen to avenge his death. Under pressure from the family and the community, she begins to hunt Clare. When the confrontation takes place, Ewa is faced with a choice between revenge and her own life and freedom.


Available on request 28 Oct-7 Nov | Check it out here

In the heart of the Scottish Highlands, an aging ghillie (hunter) hides a dark secret from his wife, whose memory is failing due to dementia. Ghillie is a dramatic thriller from writer and director Mike Marriage that explores topics such as family, isolation, and grief.

Still from the short film Gillie

Discover the full program of the Raindance Film Festival 2020


About Raindance

Raindance aims to promote and support independent filmmakers and filmmakers.

Raindance connects, trains, supports and encourages visual storytellers at every step of their career.

The Raindance Film Festival takes place every autumn in London's Leicester Square.

Raindance has been offering film training since 1992. A wide range of open classes through to a 2-year HND Level 5 BTEC in Moving Images for a postgraduate film degree is offered to students on five continents both in person and online.


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