‘Earth’ is Raindance opener

Jimenez pic 'Bonsai' will close fest Oct. 9.

London — Following its world premiere at Sundance, debut helmer Mike Cahill’s “Another Earth” will make its U.K. bow as the opener of London’s 19th Raindance Film Festival on Sept. 28.

U.K. preem of Chilean pic “Bonsai” from helmer Cristian Jimenez will close the fest on Oct. 9.

Fest gives world debuts to 10 Brit pics, including scribe and helmer Johnny Daukes’ rhyming couplet black comedy “Acts of Godfrey,” along with filmmaking duo Will Sharpe and Tom Kingsley’s mockumentary “Black Pond,” in which Chris Langham leads in a twisted tale of an ordinary family accused of murder when a stranger dies at their dinner table.

Israeli helmer Dana Lustig’s “A Thousand Kisses Deep,” starring Dougray Scott, Jodie Whittaker, Emilia Fox and David Warner, will also get its world bow.

Serbia’s 2012 Oscar submission “Montevideo — Taste of a Dream,” helmed by Dragan Bjelogrlic, is among the 90 pics from 36 countries making their U.K. debut.

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