Memories Through Cinema Heritage Project

We are capturing your first memories of Asian cinema in our heritage project Memories Through 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?

IS THERE SUCH A THING AS UTOPIA?

Director Hassan Nazer and writer Amir Aghee’s sophisticated and well-written Afghan 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.

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...

UPDATED LAFF 2017 Schedule

New Screenings added to LAFF lineup! Checkout the updated programme now. Please also note changes to dates and times since programme release... stay informed about what's happening when and where. Get booking event and screenings will sell out! All event and booking...

Memories Beyond Borders

I couldn’t be more confident in saying that the 2017 London Asian Film Festival will be opening its doors to its widest audience yet as it presents to you a freshly powerful theme like no other before it: Memories Beyond Borders. What an achievement it is for Tongues...

LAFF 2017 Schedule Announced

IT'S HERE! Tongues on Fire are proud to present the hugely exciting line up for the 19th edition of the London Asian Film Festival! All event and booking details can be found here. Any further queries please email us on info@tonguesonfire.com Bring it on...

Be a part of the TOF Heritage Project

Aged 11-25? Interested in History and Heritage? TOF is launching an exciting new project looking into British Asian’s stories of emigration, memories of Partition and our identities. This project will explore 70 years of India’s independence from Britain; looking at...

Digital Commissions Call Out 2017

Tongues on Fire will be commissioning five UK emerging artists to collaborate with digital film makers to create new digital art for the 19th London Asian Film Festival in March 2017. Tongues on Fire’s digital commissions programme aims to offer opportunities to...

18th Mumbai Film Festival

  Since the advent of cinema in India, Mumbai has been the cradle of the Indian cinema industry, attracting talent from all over the country and abroad. The rich diversity of Mumbai has made it the cultural capital of India, where multiple art forms, fired by the...

Volunteer in 2017

Every year, we require a bank of volunteers to help make the festival a success. Volunteers are needed to assist in all areas of the London Asian Film Festival – from theatre entrances to tweeting. Of course, there are exciting benefits such as being among the first...

Callout for Films and Shorts for LAFF 2017!

Calling all Filmmakers! Is there a film you are making or have made that you would like us to consider for screening at the 19th London Asian Film Festival in March 2017? We are interested in hearing about new feature films, documentaries and shorts suitable for our...

Finalists for Asian Media Award 2016

London Asian Film Festival has been shortlisted as finalists in the Live Event Category for Asian Media Awards 2016.  Shortlisted Nominees: Best Live Event Arijit Singh Live BBC Asian Network Live British Asian Festival London Asian Film Festival   Best of luck...

Gender Equality Award partnership

The Best Film on Gender Equality award, focusing on the sensitive portrayal of women in cinema, is a very important step forward in unravelling and understanding the different layers and perspectives that are illuminated through the prism of gender in film. Tongues on...

Zubaan- Film Review

If you missed the festival screening of Mozez Singh's Zubaan, read LAFF blogger's review below of the film that won LAFF 2016's Award for Best Production. Zubaan (the voice), starring Vicky Kaushal and Sarah Jane Dias, is director Mozez Singh’s debut musical, and it...