From 16 September, we celebrate the magic of the movies and the love of stories that help us feel connected

Highlights this week include:

There are three watch parties this week, featuring short films from Forest Film Club and a special screening of BBC and Stella Corradi’s film, Sitting in Limbo alongside Ashton John’s final instalment in his Short Film Project, Home: Waltham Forest. D/deaf and hearing families can enjoy a ‘Watch and Do’ Party hosted by Sign For All Community and don’t forget to download the Storytelling Play Pack.

The Smartphone Life on Film project has its final workshop and you can hear Iyare Igiehon, founder of S.O.U.L Celebrate Connect chatting to We Are Parable.

Don’t forget to book a session at the socially distanced screenings of Shorts on the High Rd in Leytonstone Library, featuring fantastic shorts from around the corner and the world.

NB. All event photography on the following pages was taken pre: Covid 19 and does not reflect the live Covid-safe event set-up planned in 2020. 

From 16 September to 4 October, Leytonstone Loves Film will be sharing cinema and storytelling in the safest and most enjoyable way possible.

Most of the Leytonstone Loves Film programme is taking place online however two projects, Moving Pictures and Shorts on the High Road have screenings in outdoor and indoor venues. We are following current government guidelines that state indoor and outdoor performances can go ahead if the organiser is implementing covid-secure measures.

To read about all the safety measures we have in place please see our general FAQ's, or specific advice for Moving Pictures and Shorts on the High Road. If you have any further queries please contact us at [email protected]

Leytonstone Loves Film is produced by the Barbican in partnership with local residents and organisations and commissioned by the London Borough of Waltham Forest.