Thomas, Archie
August 2007
Variety;8/27/2007, Vol. 408 Issue 2, pA32
Trade Publication
This article reports on the Raindance Film Festival in London which focuses on independent filmmakers. Festival director Elliot Grove has built a reputation for showcasing edgy rock 'n roll documentaries and motion pictures. The festival is held in high regard by the British industry and the event in 2007 is expected to draw stars Ewan McGregor, Alan Parker, Michael Winterbottom, Vanessa Redgrave and Bill Nighy.


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