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LOCO London Comedy Film Festival

Comedy gold from the UK’s only international comedy film festival.

LOCO is a not-for-profit foundation that discovers, develops and screens the world’s most original comedy film-makers. We champion the craft of comedy film-making through training, screenings, outreach and funding. We also run the LOCO London Comedy Film Festival, the UK’s only international comedy film festival, hosted at BFI Southbank.

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LOCO London Comedy Film Festival
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A Man Called Ove 2015 15

A curmudgeon turns over a new leaf in this heart-warming comedy that became one of Swedish cinema’s biggest hits.

116 mins Sweden Director. Hannes Holm

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Gone Too Far!
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Gone Too Far! 2013 12

Riotous urban comedy adapted from the hit play about a Peckham teen affronted by the arrival of his long-lost Nigerian sibling.

88 mins United Kingdom Director. Destiny Ekaragha

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Submarine
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Submarine 2010 15

Richard Ayoade’s sweet and quirky directorial debut about a Swansea teen’s travails with his distant girlfriend and warring parents.

97 mins United Kingdom Director. Richard Ayoade

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The Darkest Universe
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The Darkest Universe 2016 15

The new film from the makers of Black Pond is a wonderfully strange comedy about missing people, narrowboats and astrophysics.

90 mins United Kingdom Director. Will Sharpe, Tom Kingsley

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Set the Thames on Fire
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Set the Thames on Fire 2015 15

Two soul-mates steer a course through a decaying, semi-submerged London in this bizarre and blackly comic sci-fi with Noel Fielding and Sally Phillips.

83 mins United Kingdom Director. Ben Charles Edwards

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All Consuming Love
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All Consuming Love 2011

Kevin Eldon voices this oddball, award-winning animated short about a tiny middle-aged man who lives inside a stray cat.

8 mins United Kingdom

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Man Up
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Man Up 2014 15

Simon Pegg’s date is hijacked by Lake Bell in this effervescent urban comedy, a fresh twist on the British rom-com.

88 mins France Director. Ben Palmer

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Shaun of the Dead
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Shaun of the Dead 2004 15

The original ‘rom-zom-com’: Simon Pegg and Nick Frost are the slacker mates tasked with battling a zombie apocalypse in Crouch End.

99 mins United Kingdom Director. Edgar Wright

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The Low Down
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The Low Down 2000 18

Aidan Gillen plays an aimless twenty-something who refuses to grow up, even after he starts dating a responsible estate agent, in Jamie Thraves’ slacker romance.

96 mins United Kingdom Director. Jamie Thraves

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Gregory's Girl
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Gregory's Girl 1980 12

The ultimate depiction of coming-of-age awkwardness, Bill Forsyth’s comedy about a teen who falls for the new female footballer on the school team.

88 mins Scotland Director. Bill Forsyth

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Local Hero
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Local Hero 1983 PG

An American oil-man goes native while on a mission to buy up a Scottish fishing village, in Bill Forsyth’s tribute to Scotland’s irresistible charm.

106 mins United Kingdom Director. Bill Forsyth

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Hue and Cry
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Hue and Cry 1947 U

An army of schoolchildren fight crime on the bomb-torn streets of postwar London in this ripping Ealing classic.

82 mins United Kingdom Director. Charles Crichton

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Tilly and the Fire Engines
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Tilly and the Fire Engines 1911

Mischievous sisters Tilly and Sally borrow a fire engine and take it for a joy ride in this spirited film comedy.

3 mins United Kingdom Director. Lewin Fitzhamon

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Tilly the Tomboy Visits the Poor
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Tilly the Tomboy Visits the Poor 1910

Tilly and her sister Sally cause chaos when they visit an elderly, bedridden neighbour.

6 mins United Kingdom

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Tilly's Party
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Tilly's Party 1911

Irrepressible sister act Tilly and Sally throw a party - of sorts - in this chaotic comedy caper.

7 mins United Kingdom Director. Lewin Fitzhamon

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Pimple in the Whip
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Pimple in the Whip 1917

Hilariously shambolic parody of an equestrian stage smash, by the prolific entertainer Pimple

25 mins United Kingdom Director. Joe Evans, Fred Evans

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Pimple Has One
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Pimple Has One 1915

The mischievous Pimple takes to the bottle in this entertaining comedy

United Kingdom Director. Joe Evans, Fred Evans

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Lt Pimple and the Stolen Submarine
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Lt Pimple and the Stolen Submarine 1914

The intrepid Lieutenant Pimple thwarts foreign enemies in an action-packed wartime spy spoof.

14 mins United Kingdom

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