Category: 2019 Festival

My Beautiful Laundrette

My Beautiful Laundrette

The rise of religious fundamentalism in the 1980s, partly as the result of the failure of anti-racist politics in the UK, represented a serious setback to the nascent growth of womenโ€™s freedoms in the Asian community.

Sat 6 April, Rich Mix, London | BOOK NOW

World Premiere: 2 Band Radio

World Premiere: 2 Band Radio

Radio is a common device in our lives but there was a time when radio used to be a new word for world. The story is set in early 70โ€™s in rural village of Kashmir buying a radio and getting its license was a tedious process and people had never seen a radio.

Sat 6 April, Watermans Art Centre, London | BOOK NOW

Brick Lane

Brick Lane

Brick Lane picks up on some of these themes of defiant sexuality and secular identities in the face of rising fundamentalism.

Sat 6 April, Rich Mix, London | BOOK NOW

Actor’s Master Class: Shabana Azmi

Actor’s Master Class: Shabana Azmi

A rare Master Class with Shabana Azmi, an internationally celebrated Indian film actress who believes art should be used as an instrument for social change.

Sat 6 April, Phoenix Cinema, Leicester | BOOK NOW
Sun 7 April, BAFTA 195, London

Kaifinama

Kaifinama

Kaifinama looks at the life and art of the Urdu Progressive poet Kaifi Azmi. Kaifi Azmi was both a poet for social change as well as one of the foremost lyricists in the Hindi film industry.

Sun 7 April, BAFTA 195, London | BOOK NOW
Wed 10 April, Glasgow Film Theatre | BOOK NOW

Star-studded Awards Night with guests Radhika Apte & Ramesh Sippy

Star-studded Awards Night with guests Radhika Apte & Ramesh Sippy

Tongues on Fire, UK Asian Film Festival 2019 presents its closing FLAME Awards evening & In Conversation with Mr Ramesh Sippy hosted by Ayesha Hazarika @ BAFTA195

Sun 7 April, BAFTA 195, London | BOOK NOW