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The 1st Pinter & Martin International Pregnancy, Birth & Parenting Film Festival


The 1st Pinter & Martin International Pregnancy, Birth & Parenting Film Festival takes place at effraspace in South London from the 11th to the 13th of January 2019.

The festival will take place over three days, in two screens (80 and 25 seats), and will present features, shorts and documentaries related to birth, pregnancy and parenting. The programme will feature new films, as well as classics, and talks by film-makers and health professionals.


Submissions are now open for films from film-makers world-wide. You can send a link to or the file of your film to, or post a non-returnable memory-stick, DVD or Bluray to:

Film Festival
Pinter & Martin
6 Effra Parade
London SW2 1PS

Please include written information on the film and the film-makers, as well as a screening history, if any.

The deadline for submissions is September 30th 2018. You will be informed at the latest by the middle of October if your film has been selected. There are no entry-fees.

Preference is given to films that have not been screened elsewhere.

As this is our first year and have a very tight budget, there are no screening fees or expenses offered for selected films.


The programme will be announced and booking opens November 1st, 2018.

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Thank you so much for visiting this page, and we hope to see many of you at effraspace in January!