BEST INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT FILM LONG LIST 2020

Thursday, November 19, 2020

Today BIFA announced this year’s long list in its highly-competitive Best International Independent Film category, sponsored by Champagne Taittinger.

Discover the 17 best new independent films from around the world:

  • About Endlessness – Roy Andersson, Johan Carlsson, Pernilla Sandström
  • Another Round – Thomas Vinterberg, Tobias Lindholm, Sisse Graum Jørgensen, Kasper Dissing
  • The Assistant – Kitty Green, Scott Macaulay, James Schamus, Jennifer Dana, Ross Jacobson
  • Babyteeth – Shannon Murphy, Rita Kalnejais, Alex White
  • Boys State – Amanda McBaine, Jesse Moss
  • Crip Camp – Sara Bolder, Jim LeBrecht, Nicole Newnham
  • The Dissident – Bryan Fogel, Mark Monroe, Jake Swantko, Thor Halvorssen
  • The Forty-Year-Old Version – Radha Blank, Inuka Bacote-Capiga, Jordan Fudge, Rishi Rajani, Jennifer Semler, Lena Waithe
  • Gunda –  Viktor Kosakovskiy, Ainara Vera, Anita Rehoff Larsen
  • Les Misérables – Ladj Ly, Toufik Ayadi, Christophe Barral, Giordano Gederlini, Alexis Manenti
  • Minari – Lee Isaac Chung, Christina Oh, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner
  • Never Rarely Sometimes Always – Eliza Hittman, Adele Romanski, Sara Murphy
  • Nomadland – Chloé Zhao, Frances McDormand, Peter Spears, Mollye Asher, Dan Janvey
  • Notturno – Gianfranco Rosi, Donatella Palermo, Serge Lalou, Camille Laemlè, Orwa Nyrabia, Eva-Maria Weerts
  • Pieces of A Woman – Kornél Mundruczó, Kata Wéber, Kevin Turen, Ashley Levinson, Aaron Ryder
  • Sweat – Magnus von Horn, Mariusz Wlodarski
  • Wolfwalkers – Tomm Moore, Ross Stewart, Will Collins, Stéphan Roelants, Nora Twomey, Paul
    Young

The nominations will be be announced on Wednesday 9 December. The BIFA ceremony and winner announcements will take place in early February 2021.

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