poster-bigNow in its 19th year, the free Portobello Film Festival returns to the streets of Kensington and Chelsea from  Thursday, August 28 until Sunday, September 14th.

With over 600 new films from London, the UK and around the world, the festival is considered a premiere showcase for independent film and the leading free film festival in Europe.

The open-to-all festival launch will be hosted at the KPH Pub, 139 Ladbroke Grove, W10 6HJ  at 7pm on August 28. From there, the huge range of films will be held across three venues with London and UK films showing at the unique Pop Up Cinema at 3 Acklam Road (W10 5TY),  world films at Westbourne Studios (242 Acklam Road, W10 5JJ) and the Rock & Roll Film Festival held at the KPH Pub.

With an amazing programme too large to detail here, do visit for the full schedule, a history of the festival and up-to-date info on what’s going on.