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Walthamstow International Film Festival 10 Years of Talent in Waltham Forest


The Walthamstow International Film Festival has announced its programme of screenings for 2019. The festival has been supporting film-makers from the borough since its inception in 2010 and invites submissions in the following genres: Documentary, Drama, Experimental, Animation and has a Young Person’s category for those making their first film. “We’ve seen the quality and quantity of films from the local area grow year upon year” says Director and joint Founder Paul Fletcher, part of the team who also runs the London Experimental Film Festival. “We are particularly proud of the young talent we’ve supported to go on to Apprenticeships, […]

Press release


I’ve often talked to people for whom diversity was rightly an issue, and Liza Fletcher is certainly one of those. She’s a co-founder of Walthamstow International Film Festival, which seeks to expose the works of younger practitioners with diverse backgrounds, and takes place as part of the E17 Art trail. To find out more about the festival, and what motivates Liza to keep it running, I asked her some questions ahead of this weekends events.