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5 Free Movies to Watch on the UK Film Channel

Finding places to watch free movies in the UK can be difficult. Unless you are willing to pay a subscription service or trawl through advert-loaded YouTube channels, fans of paying nothing are left without much choice...unless of course, they visit UK Film Channel.

Our Free Movies section has a ton of fantastic short films and independent movies that you can stream completely free of charge. They are from filmmakers all around the world and the majority of them are in English. You will be able to pick using the rating given to each film from the respected film critics at UK Film Review.

5 Free Movies on UK Film Channel

This month, UK Film Review Editor-in-Chief and film critic Chris Olson gives his list of movies to watch without spending a penny.

1. The Golden Shore

Directed by Fred Cavender and one of the most impressive dystopian short films currently on the channel, this is a gloriously made short movie. Fans of science-fiction and drama will be in their element, as will a cinephile who enjoys a high standard of filmmaking in their independent cinema.

2. Hold Me Down

Another drama, this time written and directed by Niclas Gillis. I gave this film 5 stars when I reviewed it for UK Film Review for its knockout story, compelling themes, and arresting visuals. Telling the story of a woman struggling to survive in urban America, it is a must-see for fans of gripping cinema.

3. Yemen: The Silent War

If those dramas don't bring a tear to your eye, this moving documentary from filmmaker Sufian Abulohom will. An emotionally charged and poignant piece on the state of life in Yemen, the movie is a tremendous achievement that plays with cinematic techniques. As my dad always said, it won't cheer you up but you will be glad you watched it.

4. Hell's Bells

If you have never experienced the sheer craziness that is Morris Dancing, this is the short film for you. With horror themes and dark comedy aplenty, it is the kind of free movie on the UK Film Channel we love to promote. Writer and director Luke Jeffrey has done these delightful dancers proud.

5. California Hotdog Champions

Absolutely nothing like the title sounds, this mixture of comedy, horror, and zombie tied up in a mockumentary format is another phenomenal outing from Fred Cavender. Come for the music and stay for the mauling.

There you have it. 5 Free Movies to watch on the UK Film Channel. Stay tuned for more lists, more free films, and more support for indie film.

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