Tongues on Fire is now accepting Feature Film and Documentary film submissions for 2020. The films will be watched by our curators and selected to be a part of our March and April 2020 programme. The films will be judged based on their narrative, structure, […]
Tongues on Fire’s prestigious Short Film Competition returns in 2020 for the 22nd annual UK Asian Film Festival. We are currently looking for budding filmmakers to submit their short films with a South Asian connection on this years theme, Uprooted. The UK Asian Film Festival […]
UK Asian Film Festival recognises individuals that have challenged stereotypes, pushed boundaries and achieved outstanding accomplishments in film and television, with our FLAME Awards and annual Film Festival Awards.
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 […]
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 […]
Annusheh Rahim is a gap year student who is out to pursue her passion of filmmaking. Despite the fact that her current qualifications are not linked to film production in any way she has grabbed the opportunity to make her directorial debut. Fellow festival volunteer […]
This year, the UK Asian Film Festival will be celebrating 20 years of championing independent South Asian cinema by hosting a 12-day season of film screenings and events in Edinburgh, Manchester, Leicester and London.
As part of this year’s UK Asian Film Festival 2018, Tongues on Fire (TOF) is excited to premiere their very own heritage documentary film exploring the dynamic relationship that the British South Asian diaspora has with Indian cinema. Ever since the sizeable migration of South […]
Tongues On Fire will be organising the 20th UK Asian Film Festival this year to be held from 14th – 25th March 2018, this year we have a diverse selection of bold and cutting edge films that we wish to bring to you. Among them […]
Every year we have a bank of volunteers to help make the festival a success. Volunteering at UKAFF is about helping filmmakers and artists share their stories. Of course, there are exciting benefits, like getting to see UK premieres of new independent films, meeting film […]
A project aimed at exploring your first memories of Asian cinema in the UK. Share your stories of and early experiences of watching films in the 60s and beyond.
Hassan Nazer’s Utopia is a tragic tale of a woman whose entire world begins crumbling around her, through which it explores the very concept of hope
An atmospheric tale which breaks down the very notion of family and a powerfully self-assured debut from Konkona Sen Sharma
We are very excited to announce that Tongues on Fire will once again be working with Mastercard for the LAFF 2017 Closing Gala at BAFTA. On the night Sabiha Sumar will join us to discuss and share an exclusive sneak peek of her new feature-length, […]
Ahmed A. Jamal’s tale of deceit and corruption is a powerful testament to how relevant and captivating Shakespear’s work remains to this day.
A wonderful look at friendship, brotherhood and life in the big city
Repeat Screening Announced for Bazodee! Monday 13th March, 6.30pm Regent Street Cinema. Limited tickets available – GET BOOKING NOW https://www.regentstreetcinema.com/programme/bazodee/
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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 artists to create new […]
Our Highlights From The Star-Studded 18th Mumbai Festival