Events

Friday, May 22, 2020

Wednesday 27 May: Bait Live with cast and crew

Join us for a live watch party of the BIFA-winning BAIT with director Mark Jenkin, actors Ed Rowe and Mary Woodvine, production and costume designer Mae Voogd, and producers Linn Waite and Kate Byers. . ‘Bait looks set to become one of the defining British films of the year, perhaps the decade.’ Mark Kermode . On … Continued

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Thursday, May 7, 2020

Friday 15 May: The Death of Stalin Live in partnership with the British Red Cross

Join us for a live watch party of the BIFA-winning THE DEATH OF STALIN with director Armando Iannucci, actor Jason Isaacs, cinematographer Zac Nicholson and other guests!   On Friday 15 May, starting at at 7:20pm BST, we will all watch THE DEATH OF STALIN together and listen to Armando, Jason, Zac and others as … Continued

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Thursday, April 30, 2020

UNCONSCIOUS BIAS TRAINING 2020

  GROUNDBREAKING TRAINING FOR DECISION-MAKERS IN BRITISH FILM Piloted with BIFA voters in 2018, our Unconscious Bias training programme was designed to help voters recognise and mitigate against potential subliminal biases in their film watching and voting process, such as genre, budget, commerciality, reputation of the gender and race of key creatives or lead actors. … Continued

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Monday, April 27, 2020

Thursday 30 April: Berberian Sound Studio Live with Peter Strickland, Toby Jones, Nic Knowland & Shaheen Baig

Registrations for this event have now closed.   Join us for a live watch party of the BIFA-winning BERBERIAN SOUND STUDIO with director Peter Strickland, lead actor Toby Jones, cinematographer Nic Knowland and casting director Shaheen Baig!   On Thursday 30 April, starting at at 7:20pm, we will all watch BERBERIAN SOUND STUDIO together on … Continued

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Tuesday 14 April: For Sama Live with Waad al-Kateab & Edward Watts

Join us for a live ‘watch party’ of BIFA and BAFTA-winning documentary FOR SAMA with directors Waad al-Kateab and Edward Watts!   On Tuesday 14 April, starting at at 7:20pm, we will all watch FOR SAMA together on the Channel 4 website and listen to Waad and Edward’s commentary on their film.   After the … Continued

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Unconscious Bias Training 2019

Groundbreaking training for decision-makers in British film Piloted with BIFA voters in 2018, our Unconscious Bias training programme was designed to help voters recognise and mitigate against potential subliminal biases in their film watching and voting process, such as genre, budget, commerciality, reputation or the gender and race of key creatives or lead actors. Training … Continued

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Sunday, October 21, 2018

BIFA Presents: Calibre

BIFA Presents the Netflix Original Film, Calibre, with special cast and crew Q&A. Two lifelong friends on a hunting trip in Scotland find their nerves, and their morals, ruthlessly tested after a harrowing turn of events. Staring Jack Lowden and Martin McCann, Calibre is the taut, merciless and deeply affecting feature debut by major new … Continued

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Friday, November 17, 2017

BIFA Meets: Brendan Gleeson

This is the second in a series of on-stage career interviews with past BIFA nominees and winners in partnership with Time Out. This series gives film lovers the chance to spend an hour in the company of some of the biggest names in independent film. Two-time BIFA winner Brendan Gleeson will be joining us on stage … Continued

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Friday, October 27, 2017

BIFA Meets: Michael Sheen

This is the first in a series of on-stage career interviews with past BIFA nominees and winners in partnership with Time Out. This series gives film lovers the chance to spend an hour in the company of some of the biggest names in independent film. Michael Sheen with be joining Time Out Global Film Editor … Continued

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Thursday, August 10, 2017

BIFA Independents: God’s Own Country

Spring. Yorkshire. Young farmer Johnny Saxby numbs his daily frustrations with binge drinking and casual sex, until the arrival of a Romanian migrant worker for lambing season ignites an intense relationship that sets Johnny on a new path. God’s Own Country is Francis Lee’s debut feature film and features work from three BIFA nominees: actor Ian … Continued

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

BIFA Independents: Whitney: I Can Be Me

Whitney: Can I Be Me tells Whitney Houston’s incredible and poignant life story through the lens of one of Britain’s most acclaimed documentary filmmakers. Whitney Houston was the epitome of superstar, an “American Princess,” the most awarded female artist ever. Even though Whitney had made millions of dollars, had more consecutive number ones than The Beatles, … Continued

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

BIFA Independents: The Levelling

The Levelling tells the story of trainee veterinarian Clover Catto (Ellie Kendrick) as she returns to the farm where she grew up after hearing news that her brother Harry has died in an apparent suicide. Finding the family home in ruins following recent floods that devastated the Somerset area, Clover is forced to confront her … Continued

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