Category: News

UKAFF support line for UK based artists

UKAFF support line for UK based artists

Recognising the adverse effect Covid-19 can have on artists and filmmakers, the UK Asian Film Festival have started an initiative called ‘Talking Therapy,’ where therapists will provide an over the phone support service. The service aims to provide emotional support, signposting problems, advice and information […]

Film screenings and in conversation with Javed Akhtar

Tongues on Fire and the UK Asian Film Festival are proud to partner on the upcoming screenings and in conversation with the acclaimed Javed Akhtar,   one of Bollywood’s most noted film writers, poets and lyricists to celebrate his 75th birthday! For more information please see listing below: […]

SODA “Future of Storytelling Event”

SODA “Future of Storytelling Event”

Tongues On Fire’s Saz Vora was invited to participate in the first event hosted by the School of Digital Art (SODA). The event marked the launch of SODA and it being the North’s creative hub for media production, film, sound, photography, animation, AI and games design.

Tongues on Fire Year-Round Programme: Wembley Park announces free 2019 Summer on Screen programme

Tongues on Fire Year-Round Programme: Wembley Park announces free 2019 Summer on Screen programme

Wembley Park, North West London’s world-famous neighbourhood has recently announced this year’s Summer on Screen programme taking place from 31 May to 23 July. The specially curated film season will feature Hollywood Blockbusters, Sing-A-Long Classics and South Asian Cinema presented exclusively by Tongues on Fire. […]

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 […]

UKAFF 2018 Award Winners

UKAFF 2018 Award Winners

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.

LAFF 2017 Award Winners

LAFF 2017 Award Winners

The big winners and pathbreakers from the 19th London Asian Film Festival

Is There Such A Thing As Utopia?

Is There Such A Thing As Utopia?

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

A Death in the Gunj – Family, Relationships, Conflicts And Murder

A Death in the Gunj – Family, Relationships, Conflicts And Murder

An atmospheric tale which breaks down the very notion of family and a powerfully self-assured debut from Konkona Sen Sharma

Rahm: A Cultural Twist On Shakespeare

Rahm: A Cultural Twist On Shakespeare

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.

You Are My Sunday: An Urban Tale of Hope and Friendship

You Are My Sunday: An Urban Tale of Hope and Friendship

A wonderful look at friendship, brotherhood and life in the big city

LAFF 2017 Official Charity Partner Announced

LAFF 2017 Official Charity Partner Announced

The London Asian Film Festival are proud to announce the official charity partner for the 2017 festival

Bazodee Repeat Screening Announced

Bazodee Repeat Screening Announced

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/  

The Threshold: Exploring The Complexities Of Marriage

The Threshold: Exploring The Complexities Of Marriage

What would you do if your partner decides to leave after three decades of marriage?

Updated LAFF 2017 Schedule

Updated LAFF 2017 Schedule

The latest schedule of this year’s exciting line-up

LAFF 2017: Memories Beyond Borders

LAFF 2017: Memories Beyond Borders

Take a look at what’s on offer from 2017’s eclectic line-up

Be A Part Of The Tongues On Fire Heritage Project

Be A Part Of The Tongues On Fire Heritage Project

Be A Part Of Our Heritage Project And Celebrate The History Of The Asian Community

Digital Commissions Call Out 2017

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 artists to create new […]

Highlights Of The 18th MAMI Mumbai Film Festival

Highlights Of The 18th MAMI Mumbai Film Festival

Our Highlights From The Star-Studded 18th Mumbai Festival

Call For Volunteers In 2017

Call For Volunteers In 2017

Call for volunteers for The 2017 London Asian Film Festival

Call For Films For LAFF 2017!

Call For Films For LAFF 2017!

Submit your film for the 19th London Asian Film Festival

LAFF Shortlisted For Asian Media Award 2016

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

LAFF Gender Equality Partnership Announced

LAFF Gender Equality Partnership Announced

We are excited to join hands with a new gender equality partner to challenge barriers and inequalities in society