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Ribbon Director: Rakhee Sandilya Cast: Kalki Koechlin, Sumeet Vyas India, 109 mins, 2017, Hindi Rakhee Sandilya’s beautiful debut film captured the trials and challenges of urban life, widely considered to be one of the year’s best films. The story covers the life of a middle-class […]

Highlights Of Previous Festivals

2016 This year’s London Asian Film festival has been yet again outstanding with 10 days of films, masterclasses, special events and the star studded Closing Gala Award Ceremony at Britain’s prestigious BAFTA 195 Piccadilly venue. The Tongues on Fire team have outdone themselves with an […]

Memories Through Cinema Heritage Project

Memories Through Cinema Heritage Project

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.

TOF & Mastercard

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, […]

LAFF Shortlisted For Asian Media Award 2016

The London Asian Film Festival has been shortlisted for the prestigious Asian Media Awards

LAFF Travels To Edinburgh

The London Asian Film Festival is proud to expand our horizons and bring the best of South Asian cinema to Edinburgh

Margarita With A Straw

Celebrating diversity with Margarita With A Straw


An oppressive family and a daring attempt to escape and rise above harsh realities

Peking Garden Northwood

Peking Garden restaurant offers a comfortable, spacious and warm setting in which to enjoy your meal.

Miss Lovely On Channel 4

Miss Lovely which screened at this years London Asian Film Festival is having its official UK TV premier

Call For Submissions: Short Film Competition 2015

London Asian Film Festival is back with our annual short film competition.

Official Hotel Partner Of The 16th London Asian Film Festival

Announcing the Official Hotel Partner Of The 16th London Asian Film Festival

Book Launch Of Lava By Javed Akhtar

Tongues on Fire announce the launch of a new book of poetry from Javed Akhtar.

Closing The 2012 London Asian Film Festival

Reflecting on a wonderful week of cinematic celebration


Discussing controversial cross cultural project Meherjaan directed by Rubaiyat Hossain.

Audience Choice Award

Announcing our Audience Award which will be presented to the film that has the best turn-out

Abhishek Bachchan To Open LAFF!

The Bollywood star to open this year’s festival

Looking For Tickets For The Festival?

How to purchase tickets to all your top picks from this year’s London Asian Film Festival

Want To Get In On The Action?

Call for volunteers to support this year’s London Asian Film Festival

Call For Film Submissions

Calling all filmmakers to submit their films for LAFF this year

Explore This Year’s Exciting Line Up

Announcing our exciting lineup this year to excite and enthrall one and all

Bol With Humaima Malick

We’re proud to include Pakistani drama Bol this year

Check Out Our New Website!

Exploring LAFF’s brand spanking new website

Going Bigger And Growing Better

Exploring the lineup from the 14th London Asian Film Festival