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Feminist-focused UKAFF Celebrates 21 Years with ‘Revolution’ Theme for 2019

Feminist-focused UKAFF Celebrates 21 Years with ‘Revolution’ Theme for 2019

The World’s Longest Running South Asian Film Festival outside of India, UK Asian Film Festival, Announces ‘Revolution’ Theme for 2019. Festival Programme To Run Across Four Cities, London, Manchester, Leicester, Edinburgh, From 27th March to 4th May 2019 At a time of significant change, the […]

The BFI Young Curators Lab

The BFI Young Curators Lab

The BFI Young Curators Lab is a pioneering initiative launched as part of the UK Asian Film Festival 2019. Envisioned to equip upcoming film curators with specific skills, knowledge and analytical acumen indispensable to film programming and curation, the YCL scheme selected nine Young Curators for an intensive workshop followed […]

This year’s UKAFF Short Film Judging Panel

This year’s UKAFF Short Film Judging Panel

As part of the new initiative for the UK Asian Film Festival to get young people to join the team of curators and the new short film judging panel, this years film festival kick started with a one day workshop on film analysis, film theory […]

Celebrating 20 years of Kuch Kuch Hota Hai and the UK Asian Film Festival

Celebrating 20 years of Kuch Kuch Hota Hai and the UK Asian Film Festival

Tongues on Fire celebrated 20 years of Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (KKHH) and its UK Asian Film Festival’s 20th year with a sing and dance along screening of the iconic film on 7th December 2018 at The Harrow Auditorium, The University of Westminster. We were […]

The Importance Of F-Rated

The Importance Of F-Rated

As the longest running Asian film festival in Europe, the UK Asian Film Festival has always been proud champions of diversity and focusing the spotlight on minority groups both in the stories we showcase and the visionary filmmakers behind them. Giving a voice to the […]

Sadho: A Tragedy that Brings a Dead Child Back to Life

Sadho: A Tragedy that Brings a Dead Child Back to Life

Review by Rim Karama What can be said when a deceased baby girl regains her life just moments before her burial? Following her grieving father’s departure, she is left in the sole company of a social outcast, Sadho, a grave digger who ironically has only […]