Times of Screenings and Performances

London SadFest is a unique film festival that celebrates and explores the world of sad films.

This special one day pop-up edition of the festival will be taking place at the Castle Cinema in Homerton, London on Saturday 16th March.

The festival consists of three sad European films. There will also be free music and spoken word performances in the bar area throughout the event.
All live track performances of music, poetry and spoken word are free and open to the public.

The times for performances in the live track are subject to change. Please check this page or with the festival reception on the day.

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NOTICE: Doors open 10am

Date Time Film Live Track Performer
Saturday 16th March 10:00am DOORS OPEN
10:30am Welcome and introduction Steve Todd
11:00am Journey to Italy Poetry Reading Ruth Ingram
11:30am Journey to Italy Music Robert Paul
12:00am Journey to Italy Poetry Alex Amoros
12:30am Music (Solo Flute) Peter Robertson
1:00pm The Death of Mr Lazarescu Talk Angela Byrne
1:30pm The Death of Mr Lazarescu Reading Tom Coughlin
2:00pm The Death of Mr Lazarescu Music / Performance Count Indigo
2:20pm The Death of Mr Lazarescu Poetry / Spoken Word Sven Desai
2:40pm The Death of Mr Lazarescu Comedy / Music Rita Suszek
3:00pm The Death of Mr Lazarescu Dance / Performance Zuza Tehanu
3:30pm Music (Solo Violin) Fenella Humphreys
4:00pm The Umbrellas of Cherbourg Talk / Music Prof. Ralf Martin + Munia
4:30pm The Umbrellas of Cherbourg Music David Callahan
5:00pm The Umbrellas of Cherbourg Puppetry / Performance Fausto from CaraFun
5:15pm The Umbrellas of Cherbourg Talk Mark Harris - The Samaritans
5:30pm Music Alex Maglalang Barrow