Film strip with picture of Simon Bolivar.

The Embassy of Venezuela in Grafton Way is hosting a film festival which will feature a free showing on almost every Tuesday of 2014. Dubbed The Boliwood Film Festival (after Simon Bolivar) it is organised by the embassy to promote Venezuelan cinema to a wider audience. 

The festival will be launched this coming Tuesday 21 January with a screening of Reverón, which looks at the love story between Venezuela’s most famous artist, Armando Reverón, and his muse and inseparable companion, Juanita Ríos. The screening will be followed by a reception hosted by the Embassy.

Bolíwood: Venezuelan films to give Hollywood a run for its money. Tuesday evenings at Bolivar Hall, 54 Grafton Way, London W1T 5DL. Free entry. Doors open 7.00pm, screenings start at 7.30pm. Full film festival programme here.