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64th BFI London Film Festival: Full Programme Announced!

After we recently announced that the opening and closing Premieres would be Steve McQueen‘s Mangrove, and Francis Lee’s Ammonite, respectively, it’s now time to get even more excited for one of the greatest film festivals out there because the full programme for the mighty 64th BFI London Film Festival, in partnership with American Express, is here!

There’s no doubt that 2020’s festival has been reimagined and will strive to also be the most innovative by offering both virtual and physical screenings, to involve more audiences than ever. Over the twelve days from 7 – 18th October, the Festival will present over 50 Virtual Premieres and a selection of highly-anticipated new feature film previews at BFI Southbank as well as in cinemas across the UK, offering us all different ways to engage.

It’s genuinely thrilling to have them back and for this to be on in this way, this year. We all know how it’s been, so it feels like #LFF2020 could share the film love-in more than it’s ever been able to before. There’s work from more than 40 countries, and this full programme includes fiction, documentary, animation, artists’ moving image, short film, restored classics from the world’s archives as well as previews of several episodic/series-based works made for the small screen.

And that’s not all….

Every screening will be presented with an intro or Q&A from filmmakers and programmers, plus the LFF Opening screenings of Mangrove in cinemas across the UK;  selected feature films on BFI Player; an international programme of short films featuring established and breakthrough film talents; Screen Talks with major filmmakers and actors, as well as all online salons and Q&As across the Festival which will give audiences an opportunity to delve more deeply into themes and talking points emerging from the programme.  The recently announced LFF Expanded strand of XR and Immersive Art will also be free to access both virtually and at BFI Southbank for the duration of the Festival.

Outside the UK?

Although all film are geo-blocked to the UK, which makes a lot of sense, you can see all the Festival talks, plus the aforementioned LFF Expanded is available to experience for free from anywhere in the world.

The Virtual LFF Audience Awards have arrived…

As is befitting this audience-facing and innovative edition, this year the Festival Awards are in the hands of the audience, who will take the place of the Festival’s Official Jury. Viewers engaging with the Festival online will be invited to vote on Virtual LFF Audience Awards in four categories: Best Fiction Feature, Best Documentary Feature, Best Short Film, and Best XR

The winners will be announced in a live online ceremony on the final weekend of the Festival. We will also announce The IWC Schaffhausen Filmmaker Bursary Award in association with the BFI winner at the Awards Ceremony. The Bursary benefits an outstanding first or second time British writer, director, or writer/director. The recipient of the award will receive £50,000, which is the most significant of its kind in the UK film industry and awarded annually.

Here’s your full programme:

V = Virtual Premiere / C = in cinemas across the UK

All contemporary films screening as Virtual Premieres are eligible for Virtual LFF Audience Awards for Best Film or Best Documentary.

180° RULE | Farnoosh Samadi | Iran | 2020 | Debate | V

200 METERS | Ameen Nayfeh | Palestine | 2020 | Debate | V

A COMMON CRIME | Francisco Márquez | Argentina, Brazil, Switzerland 2020 | Dare | V

A DAY-OFF OF KASUMI ARIMURA | d. Hirokazu Kore-eda | w. Sakura Higa | Japan 2020 |Journey (Series) | V

AFRICAN APOCALYPSE | Rob Lemkin | UK 2020 | Debate | V

AFTER LOVE | Aleem Khan | UK 2020 | Love | V + C

AMMONITE | Francis Lee| UK 2020 | Closing Film | C

ANOTHER ROUND | Thomas Vinterberg| Denmark 2020 | Journey | V + C

BAD TALES | Fabio D’Innocenzo, Damiano D’Innocenzo | Italy 2020 | Dare | V

BLOODY NOSE, EMPTY POCKET | Bill Ross IV, Turner Ross | USA 2020 | Journey | V

THE CHEATERS | Paulette McDonagh | Australia 1929 | Treasures | V

THE CHESS GAME OF THE WIND | Mohammad Reza Aslani | Iran 1976 | Treasures | V

CICADA | Matt Fifer and Kieran Mulcare  | USA 2020 | Love | V

DAYS | Tsai Ming-Liang | Taiwan 2020 | Love | V*

DAVID BYRNE’S AMERICAN UTOPIA | Spike Lee | USA 2020 | Create | V + C

DELIA DERBYSHIRE: THE MYTHS AND LEGENDARY TAPES | Caroline Catz | UK 2020 | Create | V

THE DISCIPLE | Chaitanya Tamhane | India 2020             | Create | V

FAREWELL AMOR | Ekwa Msangi | USA 2020 | Love | V

FRIENDSHIP’S DEATH | Peter Wollen | UK 1987 | Treasures | V 

GENUS PAN | Lav Diaz | Philippines 2020 | Journey | V

GOLD FOR DOGS | Anna Cazenave Cambet | France 2020 | Journey | V

HERSELF | Phyllida Lloyd | UK 2020 | Love | V + C           

HONEYMOOD | Talya Lavie | Israel 2020 | Laugh | V

I AM SAMUEL | Pete Murimi | Kenya 2020 | Journey | V

IDENTIFYING FEATURES | Fernanda Valadez | Mexico-Spain 2020 | Journey | V

IF IT WERE LOVE | Patric Chiha | France 2020 | Love | V

INDUSTRY | d. Lena Dunham, Tinge Krishnan, Ed Lilly | w. Mickey Down, Konrad Kay | UK 2020 | Journey (Series) | V

THE INTRUDER | Natalia Meta | Argentina-Mexico 2020 | Dare | V         

KAJILLIONAIRE | Miranda July | USA 2020 | Laugh | V   

LIMBO  | Ben Sharrock | UK 2020 | Journey | V

MANGROVE | Steve McQueen | UK 2020 | Opening Film (Series) | C

MOGUL MOWGLI | Bassam Tariq | UK 2020 | Dare | V + C

NEVER GONNA SNOW AGAIN | Małgorzata Szumowska, Michał Englert | Poland-Germany | Laugh | V

NEW ORDER | Michel Franco | Mexico 2020 | Dare | V

NOMADLAND | Chloé Zhao | USA 2020 | Journey | C

NOTTURNO | Gianfranco Rosi | Italy-Germany-France 2020 | Journey | V

ONE MAN AND HIS SHOES | Yemi Bamiro | UK 2020 | Debate | V

THE PAINTER AND THE THIEF |Benjamin Ree | Norway 2020 | Create | V

POSSESSOR |Brandon Cronenberg | Canada-UK 2020 | Cult | V

THE REASON I JUMP | Jerry Rothwell | UK 2020 | V

RELIC |Natalie Erika James | Australia-USA 2020 | Cult | V

ROSE |Jennifer Sheridan | UK 2020 | Cult | V

THE SALT IN OUR WATERS | Rezwan Shahriar Sumit | Bangladesh-France 2020| Journey | V

SHADOW COUNTRY | Bohdan Sláma | Czech Republic 2020 | Debate | V

SHIRLEY | Josephine Decker | USA 2020 | Dare | V + C

SIBERIA | Abel Ferrara | Italy-Germany-Mexico 2020 | Dare | V

SOUL | Pete Docter, Kemp Powers | USA 2020 | Family | C

SOUND FOR THE FUTURE | Matt Hulse | UK-China 2020 | Experimenta | V

STRAY   | Elizabeth Lo | USA 2020 | Journey | V

STRIDING INTO THE WIND | Wei Shujun | China 2020 | Create | V

SUPERNOVA | Harry Macqueen | UK 2020 | Love | V + C

THIS IS MY DESIRE (EYIMOFE) | Arie Esiri, Chuko Esiri | Nigeria 2019 | V

TIME | Garrett Bradley | USA 2020 | Debate | V + C

ULTRAVIOLENCE | Ken Fero | UK 2020 | Debate | V

UNDINE | Christian Petzold | Germany 2020 | V + C

WILDFIRE | Cathy Brady | UK-Ireland 2020 | Dare | V

WOLFWALKERS | Tomm Moore, Ross Stewart | Ireland-Luxembourg-France 2020 |Family | V

ZANKA CONTACT | Ismaël El Iraki | France-Morocco-Belgium 2020 | Create | V

*Days will have a single cinema screenings at ICA and BFI Southbank

Tricia Tuttle, BFI London Film Festival Director, had this to say:

This has been such a period of uncertainty and change across the industry and when we embarked on a radical new plans for our 2020 edition, we stepped into unknown territory. But we’ve been so encouraged by the adventurousness of filmmakers and rights holders, the unwavering support of our collaborators and the spirit of unity and experimentation. And I feel like we have accelerated so many of our longer term plans in just a few months – especially our desire to offer audiences across the UK greater access to the LFF. We all want to be back in cinemas, seeing films on the big screen, together, immersed. But we also want to keep seeing new cinematic storytelling from all parts of the world, hearing different voices and perspectives; this version of LFF delivers on both of those aims. I could not be prouder to work with so many amazing professionals, artists and creative businesses to make these absolutely cracking new films, series, talks and XR programmes available to audiences. ”

The Film Strands…

As in previous years, the feature film programme is organised by strand to encourage discovery and to open up the Festival to new audiences. These are: Love, Debate, Laugh, Dare, CultJourneyCreate, ExperimentaFamily and Treasures.

Full details of all the films found in the strands, including late additions will be found on the Festival website – www.bfi.org.uk/lff.

LOVE

Sweet, passionate, tough, complex – the films here chart the highs and lows of many kinds of love from around the globe.


Harry Macqueen’s introspective road movie SUPERNOVA, a deeply affecting and quietly provocative exploration of love in the face of tragedy, is driven by beautiful performances from Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci as a couple with a long history and an uncertain future. Based on personal experience, writer/director/star Matthew Fifer and co-director Kieran Mulcare have crafted a richly textured drama in CICADA, following the story of a young man living in New York who embarks on a new relationship and is forced to face the traumas of his past. Joanna Scanlan is superb as a woman left reeling upon discovering her late husband’s secrets in AFTER LOVE,the knockout feature debut from BAFTA-nominated short filmmaker Aleem Khan. Phyllida Lloyd reunites with her all-female Shakespeare collaborators, Clare Dunne and Harriet Walter, in HERSELF, a stirring drama about a woman who refuses to be broken. In DAYS, Tsai Ming-liang’s profound commitment to less is more flourishes in this exuberantly corporeal work, which is anchored by Lee Kang-shyung’s transfixing performance. The Teddy Award winner for Best Documentary at the Berlin Film Festival, IF IT WERE LOVE, is Patric Chiha’s intoxicating dance piece that documents the production of choreographer Giselle Vienne’s Crowd, a visceral dance performance exploring the 90’s rave scene. Migration, memory and the importance of home are deftly explored in FAREWELL AMOR, the affecting feature debut from Ekwa Msangi, which sees a New York-based Angolan man finally reunited with his wife and daughter. Paula Beer embodies a modern-day incarnation of the mermaid myth in UNDINE, the latest from contemporary German cinema’s most audacious storyteller Christian Petzold.

DEBATE

Representing films that amplify, scrutinize and surprise, this year’s debate programme also features many powerful cinematic calls for social and racial justice.

In Farnoosh Samadi’s debut feature Iranian 180° RULE, she crafts a delicately woven portrait of tragedy whilst examining the structures that subtly control women’s lives. Rob Lemkin’s harrowing yet urgent documentary AFRICAN APOCALYPSE shines a lens on the trauma and legacy of colonialism in one of Africa’s poorest nations, Niger. Documentary love story TIME is Garrett Bradley’s poignant feature documentary debut following Fox Richardson who has spent over 20 years campaigning for the release of her husband who was sentenced to life without parole for a botched armed robbery. IDENTIFYING FEATURES is a compelling first feature from Fernanda Valadez that finds a mother embarking on an Odyssey-like search for her missing son across the Mexican border terrain where law and order has effectively broken down. South Londoner Yemi Bamiro’s pacey, engrossing documentary ONE MAN AND HIS SHOES reveals the darker side of marketing trainers, examining the cultural and commercial phenomena of Michael Jordan against the increasing commodification of Black culture and a lack of corporate accountability. Bohdan Sláma’s striking epic SHADOW COUNTRY is a unique account of life in a Czech-Austrian border village from the 1930s-1950s, which saw a community sacrificed to political ideology. Since 1969 there have been over 2000 deaths in police custody in the UK and this frightening statistic is approached with seasoned conviction in ULTRAVIOLENCE, Ken Fero’s follow up to his ground-breaking film Injustice. In INDUSTRY a group of young graduates navigate the cutthroat world of international finance in this electrifying series from British writing duo Konrad Kay and Mickey Down, executive produced by Lena Dunham.

LAUGH

From laugh-out-loud comedy to dry and understated, Laugh (proudly supported by American Express) celebrates humour in many forms.


Writer-director Talya Lavie follows a quarrelling couple who hit the streets of Jerusalem on their wedding night to confront family, ex-partners and random oddballs on whether they have a future together in HONEYMOOD. In KAJILLIONAIRE, Evan Rachel Wood, Richard Jenkins and Debra Winger play a family of unusually creative grifters trying to scam the system in director Miranda July’s deadpan, offbeat love story. NEVER GONNA SNOW AGAIN, the latest feature by LFF regular Malgorzata Szumowska, is a characteristically fresh, funny and thought-provoking tale highlighting the indiscreet charms of the Polish bourgeoisie.

DARE

In-your-face, up-front and arresting films in Dare take you out of your comfort zone.  The strand is proudly supported by The May Fair Hotel.

Josephine Decker’s psychodrama SHIRLEY, sees a brilliant Elizabeth Moss as writer Shirley Jackson, get the inspiration she needs for her novel about the disappearance of a local girl when two young newlyweds come to stay. A formal and disarming brilliance characterises director Francisco Márquez’s A COMMON CRIME, following the story of economics lecturer Cecilia, who refuses to let the son of her housekeeper into the house one stormy night and is forced to face the consequences of her decision after he disappears. Like a twisted gothic fairy tale, the D’Innocenzo brothers’ impressive second feature BAD TALES follows the dark doings of a group of dysfunctional families during a sweltering Roman summerBassam Tariq’s visceral directorial debut, MOGUL MOWGLI, co-written with Riz Ahmed, follows a British-Pakistani rapper (portrayed by Ahmed) whose life spirals out of control when, on the cusp of success, he succumbs to a debilitating illness. Érica Rivas plays an overdub artist on the edge in THE INTRUDER, a playful and deeply enjoyable giallo-infused Argentinian psycho-thriller directed by Natalia Meta. In NEW ORDER, a society wedding in a gated home in Mexico City serves as the ground for Michel Franco’s taut and terrifying exploration of class schisms, inequalities and corruption. Idiosyncratic auteur Abel Ferrara returns with SIBERIA, an extraordinarily vivid, visually dazzling and characteristically strange rumination on sex, dreams and death, starring Willem Dafoe. Sisterly bonds are pushed to breaking point in WILDFIRE, a simmering drama set on the Irish border, the debut feature from acclaimed shorts director Cathy Brady.

CULT

From the mind-altering and unclassifiable to fantasy, sci-fi and horror, our 2020 Cult strand features strong stories centred on and directed by women.

Brandon Cronenberg’s nightmarish follow-up to 2012’s Antiviral, POSSESSOR is aninsanely enjoyable and graphically gruesome identity-swap thriller starring Andrea Riseborough as Tasya Vos, a psychic and possibly psychotic hitwoman-for-hire, who hijacks other people’s minds and manipulates them into carrying out undetectable murder-suicides. Three generations of women are plagued by a supernatural presence in Natalie Erika James’ immensely satisfying directorial debut RELIC, which stars Emily Mortimer. UK director Jennifer Sheridan has crafted a darkly claustrophobic horror experience in her debut ROSE, an inspired twist on the vampire myth that follows an isolated couple who must keep a dark secret hidden at all costs.

JOURNEY

Whether it’s the journey or the destination, these films will transport you and shift your perspective. The strand is proudly supported by American Airlines.

Sibling directing duo Bill and Turner Ross document the last night ever at the Roaring 20’s cocktail lounge in BLOODY NOSE, EMPTY POCKETS, tapping into the community spirit that local bars engender and the real connections people make in unexpected places. Mads Mikkelsen reunites with Thomas Vinterberg in ANOTHER ROUND, a spirited and thought-provoking drama that asks if a regular tipple is the key to unlocking the best version of yourself. Visionary Filipino director Lav Diaz returns with GENUS PAN, another beguiling allegory of human greed and brutality. GOLD FOR DOGS is the provocative tale of a young woman lost in Paris and represents a dazzling debut showcase for writer/director Anna Cazenave Cambet and a fearless lead performance by Tallulah Cassavetti. Peter Murimi’s courageous feature debut I AM SAMUEL offers an intimate portrait of a young gay Kenyan couple as they navigate their way in a country where homosexuality is criminalised. Veteran documentarian Gianfranco Rosi’s delicate and poignant feature NOTTURNO journeys into the border communities of Iraq, Kurdistan, Syria and Lebanon. Rezwan Sumit’s directorial debut THE SALT IN OUR WATERS follows a young artist who relocates to coastal Bangladesh to practice his art, but in doing so up-turns the local community’s age-old customs and taboos. A soulful new voice emerges in Elizabeth Lo’s evocative award-winning debut documentary STRAY, which details life on the streets of Istanbul from the perspective of the city’s stray dogs. Based on Naoki Higashida’s ground-breaking memoir, THE REASON I JUMP is award-winning director Jerry Rothwell’s compelling and rare cinematic and sensorial insight into the world of people with nonspeaking autism. Arie and Chuko Esiri’s stunning debut EYIMOFE takes Nigerian cinema to incredible new heights in a richly woven tale of city life. In A DAY OFF FOR KASUMI ARIMURA, Japanese actor Kasumi Arimura plays a fictional version of herself in this charming example of Hirokazu Kore-eda’s rarely seen television work. In NOMADLAND, Frances McDormand illuminates Chloé Zhao’s follow-up to The Rider, a humane and lyrical film about people living on the road in the American West.

CREATEThe Create strand (proudly supported by The Mayor of London through Film London) channels the electricity of the creative process, celebrating artistic expression in all its forms.

In DAVID BYRNE’S AMERICAN UTOPIA, Spike Lee transforms David Byrne’s wildly popular Broadway show into immersive, dynamic cinema that radiates with astounding performances, inventive contemporary dance and political urgency. In DELIA DERBYSHIRE: THE MYTHS AND LEGENDARY TAPES, director Caroline Catz traces acoustic pathways on her archaeological dig into the resonant life of audio exploration and psycho-acoustics pioneer Delia Derbyshire, famed for conceiving one of the most familiar compositions in science fiction, the Doctor Who theme. Shot in 35mm and paying homage to London’s rock scene, ZANKA CONTACT is Ismael El Iraki’s intoxicating debut, a psychedelic Casablanca-set love story between faded rock star Larsen Snake and jaded prostitute Rajae. Winner of the Creative Storytelling Prize at Sundance, Benjamin Ree’s genre-blending documentary THE PAINTER AND THE THIEF explores the personal repercussions of an extraordinary art heist. In STRIDING INTO THE WIND, writer/director Wei Shujun presents a restless odyssey of the post-90s generation in Beijing, centring on the wayward life of hard-headed film school dropout Kun. Executive produced by Alfonso Cuarón and directed by Chaitanya Tamhane, THE DISCIPLE is a sublime Mumbai-set sophomore feature that finds a classically trained musician both striving for and questioning the notion of excellence.

FAMILYShowcasing films for the young, as well as the young at heart.

SOUL marks Director Pete Docter’s latest big-screen adventure since Inside Out. Here Docter teams up with Kemp Powers, who co-directs and wrote the screenplay with Docter and Mike Jones. Another knock-out animation from Pixar with an all-star cast led by Jamie Foxx, SOUL tells the story of Joe Gardner, a musician who finds himself embarking on an unexpected journey of self-discovery to The Great Before.  In WOLFWALKERS, Cartoon Saloon follow up their acclaimed The Breadwinner and The Song of the Sea with another beautifully realised animated drama for all ages, this one set 17th-century in the Irish city of Kilkenny, occupied by Cromwell’s forces.

TREASURESThis year’s Treasures strand brings recently restored cinematic classics and discoveries from archives around the world to audiences across the UK.

In FRIENDSHIP’S DEATH Tilda Swinton plays an extra-terrestrial android discussing life’s big questions with a British war correspondent in this unique sci-fi by influential film theorist Peter Wollen. The screening will be followed by a special event exploring Wollen’s important legacy as a thinker, historian and practitioner. The rediscovery and 4K restoration of Mohammad Reza Aslani’s landmark of Iran’s pre-revolution cinema THE CHESS GAME OF THE WIND is a revelation, a decadent family thriller told with unsettling control and restraint. Beautifully restored by the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia, THE CHEATERS is a suspenseful melodrama by filmmaking pioneers the McDonagh sisters that charts the adventures of a con-woman.

EXPERIMENTAExperimenta features films and videos by artists that revolutionise and reshape our vision of cinema.

All films in this section are eligible for Virtual LFF Audience Awards.

SOUND FOR THE FUTURE isan affectionate and hilarious reconstruction of story of The Hippies, Britain’s youngest punk band, formed by artist Matt Hulse and his siblings in 1979. The film will be showing with HAPPY THUGGISH PAKI, an exhilarating rumination on the process of animation and the language of video games takes its cue from the origin of the word ‘thug’ in British-India.


The Experimenta strand will also include a collection of short and medium length films within the following categories:  Exposing Territories – films that bear testimony to oppressive histories of confinement, restriction, violence, and their consequences. Speculative Futures – films that consider the futures we might gift, extrapolate or create from our present tensions, through the eyes of those bequeathed.

Alphabetical list of short, medium and feature length films screening in Experimenta as part of the 64th BFI London Film Festival:

SOUND FOR THE FUTURE | Matt Hulse | UK-China 2020 | Experimenta

APPARITION | Ismaïl Bahri | Tunisia-France 2019

CAGE | Emilia Izquierdo | UK 2020

KING OF SANWI | Akosua Adoma Owusu | USA-Ghana 2020

LEAVE THE EDGES | Baff Akoto | UK 2020 *

MISSING TIME | Morgan Quaintance | UK 2019

NO ARCHIVE CAN RESTORE YOU | Onyeka Igwe | UK 2020

STRANGE OBJECT | Miranda Pennell | UK 2020

THE MAP MAKERS | Newton Aduaka | Nigeria-France 2020

HAPPY THUGGISH PAKI | Hardeep Pandhal | UK 2020

DOWN THERE THE SEAFOLK LIVE | Stan Greengrass, Maddy James | UK 2020

FEROCIOUS LOVE | Mikhail Karikis | UK 2020

GLENVILLE | Kevin Jerome Everson, Kahlil I Pedizisai | USA 2020

HERE IS THE IMAGINATION OF THE BLACK RADICAL | Rhea Storr | UK-The Bahamas 2020

JELLO | Adonia Bouchehri | UK 2020

NO GO BACKS | Stanya Kahn | USA 2020

PASSAGE | Ann Oren | Germany 2020

THE END OF SUFFERING (A PROPOSAL) | Jacqueline Lentzou | Greece 2020

TRUTH AND KINSHIP | Gaby Sahhar | UK 2020

Short Films

We’re not done yet, and now I’m thinking, woah, this is a lot but it’s still just as exciting!

All short films screening online are eligible for the Virtual LFF Audience Award for Best Short Film. This year’s programme will screen an exciting range of 36 shorts grouped within the following themes: 

Kids Will Be Kids – Children worldwide can be unruly, wild and unmanageable. This is all part of growing up, even if it sometimes means going beyond the limits.
My Time to Shine – Whether or not the world is a kind and accepting place, these films present grand visions of strength and self-discovery and on life’s rocky road, there is something to be said for being certain about the person you are.
Secrets & Lies – Less peaks, more troughs. Whether it’s secrets or lies, these very personal stories range from the everyday to the far out, with characters who exude resilience and self-determination.

This is the Rhythm of My Life – Music, film, faith, costumes and colour lift our spirits and allow us to dream. Strip them away and life might be simpler, but it’s the strength we find in these things that brings us together.
UK Focus – A chance to see some of the best in UK filmmaking talent, with a varied and diverse selection of stories. Crossing genres and styles, from horror and comedy to animation and powerful drama, this is a vital snapshot of new British filmmaking that’s not to be missed.       
We Built A World – In a year that has faced many challenges, we look to the perspectives of those we often do not see. In doing so we hold a mirror up to the world we live in. These films offer a moment to reflect and question, as well as engage with communities and their stories.

Alphabetical list short films screening as part of the 64th BFI London Film Festival:

#FOLLOWME | Anna Bruun Nørager |UK 2020

A HORSE HAS MORE BLOOD THAN A HUMAN | Abolfazl Talooni |UK-Iran 2020

AN EVERYDAY ACT | Gavin Scott Whitfield |UK 2019

ASHO | Jafar Najafi |Iran 2019

BECHORA | Maya Armon |Israel-UK 2020

BITTER SKY | Joseph Ollman |UK 2019

BITTU | Karishma Dube |India-USA 2020

BUCK | Elegance Bratton, Jovan James |USA 2020

CHICKEN | Alana Hicks |Australia 2019

DAFA METTI | Tal Amiran |UK 2019

DOLAPO IS FINE | Ethosheia Hylton |Scr Joan Iyiola, Chibundu Onuzo

DUNGAREES | Abel Rubinstein |UK 2020

EXPENSIVE SHIT | Adura Onashile |UK 2020

GOOD NIGHT | Anthony Nti |Ghana-Belgium 2019

GOOD THANKS, YOU? | Molly Manning Walker |UK 2019

GRAMERCY | Jamil McGinnis, Pat Heywood |USA 2019

HENET WARD | Morad Mostafa |Egypt 2020

HUNGRY JOE | Sam Dawe, Paul Holbrook |UK 2020

JAMBO CINEMA | Dawinder Bansal |UK 2020

LITTLE PRINCESS | Éric Forestier |France 2020

LIZARD | Akinola Davies Jr |UK-Nigeria 2020

LOOSE FISH | Francisco Canton, Pato Martinez |Argentina-Morocco-USA 2020

MAJORITY | Tessa Hoffe |UK 2019

MANDEM | John Ogunmuyiwa |UK 2019

MOTHER | Jas Pitt, Kate Stonehill |UK-Brazil 2020

MOUNTAIN CAT | Lkhagvadulam Purev-Ochir |Mongolia-UK 2020

PANTHERS | Èrika Sánchez Marcos |Spain 2020

SALSA | Igor Dimitri |Argentina-Portugal 2020

SHAGBANDS | Luna Carmoon |UK 2020

SHUTTLECOCK | Tommy Gillard |UK 2019

STRAY DOGS COME OUT AT NIGHT | Hamza Bangash |Pakistan-UK 2020

SUMMER SHADE | Shira Haimovici |UK-Israel 2020

THE NAME OF THE SON | Martina Matzkin |Argentina 2020

THE SPARK | Elvire Muñoz |France 2020

TWO SINGLE BEDS | William Stefan Smith |UK 2019

WITNESS | Ali Asgari |France-Iran 2020

WOOD CHILD AND HIDDEN FOREST MOTHER | Stephen Irwin |UK 2020

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