For the first time, Raindance Film Festival will screen some of its selections at Vue cinemas in six cities.

Raindance Film Festival has announced its first-ever tour.

Starting from June 9, the festival will take the best of last year’s selection to Vue cinemas in six cities across the country. The films selected are Argentinian rom-com The Critic [pictured], British black comedy Whoops! and Indian eco-documentary Powerless, as well as a short film showcase.

In addition, Raindance are holding two special events: the ‘99 Minute Film School’ and a 48 Hour Film-making Challenge, offering the chance to make a short film that will be screened at this year’s Raindance.

Elliot Grove, Raindance founder, commented: “Raindance as an organisation stands for not just supporting film talent but fans as well, so taking the Festival on tour is the natural next step for us as we want to make independent film accessible for everyone.”

“We’ve recognised a thirst for alternative content outside of London and we’re delighted to extend our partnership with Raindance Film Festival to help deliver some fantastic content to film fans around the country,” added Joanne Webb, sales and marketing director at Vue Entertainment.