11–14 May at Hackney Picturehouse

The 2023 loco london comedy film festival

Thanks for coming!

The 2023 edition of LOCO was a roaring success at Hackney Picturehouse, all thanks to you.

the winners are...

Each year, LOCO Shorts are in with a chance to win the coveted Discovery Award.

LOCO Discovery Award for Best Short

The Lucky Man

Directed by Laoisa Sexton

LOCO Discovery Award for Best Short Short


Directed by Sophie Marsh and Efa Blosse Mason

LOCO Discovery Award for Best Script

The Lucky Man

Written by Laoisa Sexton

LOCO Discovery Award for Best Performance

Gary Lydon

The Lucky Man

LOCO Discovery Award for Best Ensemble

Jazz Emu

Directed by Hunter Allen

LOCO Discovery Award for Best Speedy Film 2022

Agent Marten

Directed by Harry Robinson and Tom Briggs


Click on each screening for tickets and more information.

New british films



Basil Khalil's award-winning debut, starring Stephen Mangan

Klokkenluider - Still 1 (1)


Neil Maskell's directorial debut, starring Amit Shah and Tom Burke

Classic comedies


The lavender hill mob (1951)

One of Charles Crichton's best, plus Q&A with Paul Merton

We Joined the Navy

We Joined The Navy (1962)

One of Wendy Toye's films, shown with her short The Stranger Left No Card

With support from:

Programme supported by Film Hub London, managed by Film London. Proud to be a partner of the BFI Film Audience Network, funded by the National Lottery. www.filmlondon.org.uk/filmhub