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The programme has been announced for this year’s Peckham and Nunhead Free Film Festival, which takes place 3 – 13 September 2015.

The festival, now in its sixth year, will include nearly 30 film screenings and events at locations across Peckham and Nunhead, South London, including parks, pubs, churches, community centres, cafes, a cemetery and a waste management facility.

Every event is free and the whole festival is organised by local volunteers. The full programme is at with highlights including:

  • Bike-powered outdoor screening of Gravity on Peckham Rye
  • London premiere of Landfill Harmonic at Southwark waste management facility near the Old Kent Road
  • ‘Welcome to Busseywood’, the UK’s biggest one-day festival of African cinema, now in its fourth year, taking place at the Bussey Building
  • Time(s) Travel(s) an evening of sound, projected light, digital animations, and 3D mapping on the Victorian chapel in Nunhead Cemetery
  • Oscar nominated documentary Virunga, screened outdoors in Glengall Wharf Garden
  • Rare silent Edwardian films made at the Gaumont studios in Camberwell, with piano accompaniment by the phenomenal Neil Brand, at the Ivy House
  • Ida, this year’s Oscar winner for best foreign film, in All Saints Church
  • Stones Celebration, screening of Crossfire Hurricane, followed by performance from Stones tribute band, at the Montague Arms
  • World premiere of PinkFish, a short film written, directed and performed by avant-garde ensemble, a.P.A.t.T at the Ivy House
  • Closing film SuperBob about a Peckham postman turned super hero, screening at Peckhamplex, with director Q&A

For further details of the films is at and for regular updates on Facebook: /peckhamfreefilmfestival and Twitter: @freefilmfest

Complete list of events

Thursday 3rd September

A Night with Gaumont Studios at The Ivy House, 40 Stuart Road, SE15 3BE  – 7.30pm

The Makeshift Cinema at The Nines, Copeland Park, 133 Rye Lane/133 Copeland Road,SE15 3SN – 6.30pm

Friday 4th September

Ida (12A) at All Saints Church, Blenheim Grove, SE15 4QS – 7.30pm

Gravity (12) at Peckham Rye (by the café) – 8pm

Saturday 5th September

Time(s) Travel(s) at Nunhead Cemetery, Linden Grove, SE15 3LW – 8.30pm

Animated Worlds at Northfield House, Peckham Park Road, SE15 6TN – 7.30pm

Africa United (12A) at Basketball/Football pitch, Bells Gardens Community Centre, 19 Buller Close, SE15 6UJ – 7pm

Sunday 6th September

Shaun the Sheep (U). An action-packed comedy adventure film for all the family with community party at All Saints Church Hall, Blenheim Grove, SE15 4QS 3pm (party starts 1.30pm)

Virunga at Glengall Wharf Garden community garden space, 64 Glengall Road, SE15 6NF – 7.30pm

Monday 7th September

Sir Henry at Rawlinson End (12) at The Ivy House, 40 Stuart Road, SE15 3BE – 8pm

Start the Revolution Without Me (PG) at Peckham Pelican, 92 Peckham Road, SE15 5PY – 8pm

Mona Lisa (18) at Thames Reach Employment Academy, 29 Peckham Road, SE5 8UA –  7pm

Tuesday 8th September

PinkFish at The Ivy House, 40 Stuart Road, SE15 3BE – 7.30pm

The Chain (PG) at Rye Books, 45 Upland Road, SE22 9EF – 8pm

Daring to be Different, presented by Women in Film at Nunhead Library, Gordon Road, SE15 3RW – 8pm

Wednesday 9th September

Return of the Living Dead (18) at Brick Brewery, Arch 209 Blenheim Grove, SE15 4QL – 8pm

Whiplash (15) at The Nines, Copeland Park, 133 Rye Lane/133 Copeland Road, SE15 3SN – 7.30pm

Dark Matter at Rye Hill Tenants Hall, 241 Peckham Rye, London SE15 3AA – 7pm

Thursday 10th September

The Invisible Woman (12A) at The Ivy House, 40 Stuart Road, SE15 3BE – 8pm

Landfill Harmonic (U) at Southwark Integrated Waste Management Facility, 43 Devon Street, London SE15 1AL – 8pm

Friday 11th September

Stones Celebration at The Montague Arms, 289 Queens Road, SE14 2PA – 7.15pm/10pm

Robocop (18). The future of law enforcement comes to Peckham with this screening of the 1987 classic at London’s only arcade bar at Four Quarters, 187 Rye Lane, Peckham, London SE15 4TP – 7pm

Saturday 12th September

Despicable Me 2 (PG) at Hollydale School, Hollydale Road, SE15 2AR 11.30am

Welcome to Busseywood

Bussey Building, 133 Rye Lane, SE15 4ST from 12pm – 9pm

Sunday 13th September

Young Filmmakers Competition at Peckhamplex cinema, 95a Rye Lane, SE15 4ST – 2pm

When We Were Kings (PG) at Cossall Estate Tenants Hall, 48 Mortlock Close, SE15 2QE – 7pm

SuperBob at Peckhamplex cinema, 95a Rye Lane, SE15 4ST – 8.30pm