This year's Doc'n'Roll Film Festival will open with the premiere of the hotly anticipated documentary on Phil Lynott, Songs For While I'm Away.

The live screening of the film, followed by a Q&A with director Emer Reynolds, will take place at London's Alexandra Palace Theatre on 24th October at 5pm.

Now in it's seventh instalment, the festival will be screening the best in music documentaries from around the world at four separate London venues - Alexandra Palace Theatre, the Barbican, Dalston Rio and BFI Southbank.

The festival will include eight world premieres, four UK and two London premieres. This year, there will also be fourteen online premieres.

Other films being shown during the festival include Don’t Go Gentle: A Film About IDLES; Punk the Capital: Building a Sound Movement; Chris Holmes: Mean Man; It's Not All Rock & Roll - Dave Doughman & Swearing At Motorists; JoyCut - Robert Smith’s Meltdown; The Sweet France of Rachid; The Holy Gift - inspired by Tool’s music; Persian Black Metal Story and many more.

Tickets go on sale on Wednesday 7 October.

Full details of all films, dates and times can be found here.

Watch a trailer for Phil Lynott: Songs For While I'm Away...
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