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London Sundance Festival starts

The London Sundance Film and Music Festival starts on 25th April. The four day programme will feature live music, UK preimieres of American independent films shown at 2013 Sundance festival in Utah, special events and Q&A's.

Robert Redford at Sundance London 2012. Credit: Ian West/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Within the lineup is a film featuring Mick Jagger, Kieth Richards, Aretha Franklin, Alicia Keys and Bono.

London celebrates Arab women filmakers

The Birds Eye View film festival is currently showcasing some of the finest work produced by Arab women filmmakers.

A soldier looks at a leaflet written in Arabic. Credit: PA/PA Archive/Press Association Images

The event runs from 3-10th April 2013 at venues across the Southbank, Barbican and several other London destinations. It includes Q & A's, live music, documentaries and short films produced by Arab women across the world.

Winners of the Best Feature, Best Documentary and the Emerging Talent Awards will be announced at the closing night gala at BFI Southbank on 10th April 2013.

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