Embracing future talent and celebrating legends

Returning to BAFTA 195 for a touch of glamour, the London Asian Film Festival (LAFF) ended its 19th edition with its annual awards, dinner and a special tribute to the respected, late Om Puri.

Spoiled by Power

 A Cultural Twist on Shakespeare’s ‘Measure for Measure’

“Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall” – Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure.

 

A Death in the Gunj

Family, relationships, conflicts and murder

Actor turned director Konkana Sen Sharma’s feature debut A Death in the Gunj weaves all of these factors together to construct a thriller to keep you guessing till the very end. Set in the late 1970’s.

 

IS THERE SUCH A THING AS UTOPIA?

Afghan drama film Utopia is a tragic tale of a woman whose pursuit for happiness is infected from start to end, and leaves the question of whether Utopia exists or not, open to the audience.

 

 

 

Memories Through Cinema Heritage Project

Call for Volunteers What is your first memory of Asian cinema? Who were the childhood pin ups and heart throbs for your parents or friends’ parents? Have you heard stories from grandparents about their escapades and connection to film? We’re excited to announce a...

Embracing future talent and celebrating legends

Returning to BAFTA 195 for a touch of glamour, the London Asian Film Festival (LAFF) ended its 19th edition with its annual awards, dinner and a special tribute to the respected, late Om Puri. Renowned British-Asian director, Gurinder Chadha reminded audiences of...

IS THERE SUCH A THING AS UTOPIA?

In 2015, Director Hassan Nazer and writer Amir Aghee gave birth to a sophisticated, well-written tale that I can describe best as haunting; or as Der Spiegel puts it, “An elegant and thrilling journey between two very different worlds”. Afghan...

A Death in the Gunj – Family, relationships, conflicts and murder

Family, relationships, conflicts and a murder. Actor turned director Konkana Sen Sharma’s feature debut A Death in the Gunj weaves all of these factors together to construct a thriller to keep you guessing till the very end. Set in the late 1970’s  A Death in the Gunj...

An Urban Tale of Hope and Friendship

You Are My Sunday – An urban tale of hope and friendship You Are My Sunday, written and directed by debutant Milind Dhaimade, is an urban tale of hope and friendship. The film narrates the story of five friends who meet every Sunday at Juhu beach (Mumbai) to play...

Official Charity Partner Announced

London Asian Film Festival are proud to announce theofficial charity partner for the 2017 festival - The Asian Circle The 19th London Asian Film Festival will be working with The Asian Circle as our official charity partner this year to raise awareness and funds in...

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