Beatles, Patti Smith at this year's Raindance Film Festival

Arctic Monkeys, The Beatles and Patti Smith head the music line-up for this year’s Raindance Film Festival.

Running from October 1 – 12, the festival now in it’s 16th year, will host a special event with Sir George Martin’s son Giles in aid of the London premiere of All Together Now, a new film charting the creation of The Beatles/Cirque du Soleil collaboration, Love.

The Arctic Monkeys new film, Arctic Monkeys at the Apollo, also gets it’s London premiere, directed by The IT Crowd’s Richard Ayoade.

Patti Smith: Dream Of Life and Beastie Boy Adam Yauch (who is alos on the Raindance judging panel)’s basketball documentary, Gunnin’ For That #1 Spot will also receive their UK premieres.

In the cinema strand, there’s also premieres for Choke, the Chuck Palahniuk adaptation starring Sam Rockwell, and Flick, starring Faye Dunaway.

For the full Raindance Festival programme please go to www.raindance.co.uk

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Photo credit: Guy Eppel