The 1st weekend UK box office figures for September made for interesting reading: Unsurprisingly, at number 1 was ‘Tenet’ (released by Warner Brothers) grossing £2.1 million for a total running gross of £10 million after 2 weeks. Enough has been said about this film – including by our founder and CEO [Emmanuel Anyiam-Osigwe]. The 2 films […]

Calling all film students! Fancy becoming a juror for this year’s British Urban Film Festival? If you’re aged 18-21 and looking for something to do this summer, send us a 1 page A4 cover letter telling us why you’d like to be part of Britain’s biggest film festival for diversity – now on Apple TV! […]

For this month’s edition of the BUFF blog, GYULYARA MELIKI spoke with AMAL FASHANU on filmmaking, racism, personal challenges and her equality campaigns.    Amal Fashanu is a filmmaker, designer, TV presenter and an equality campaigner. She’s produced 4 documentaries: “Britain’s Gay Footballers” for BBC3, “The Batman Shooting” on gun crime, “Find a Home for […]

The 1st weekend UK box office figures for September made for interesting reading: Unsurprisingly, at number 1 was ‘Tenet’ (released by Warner Brothers) grossing £2.1 million for a total running gross of £10 million after 2 weeks. Enough has been said about this film (including by our founder and CEO [Emmanuel Anyiam-Osigwe]) that we won’t […]

By Ellie Woodward Twitter: @elwooderz Lanre Malaolu is a director and choreographer interested in developing timely, socially engaged work using a unique fusion of hip-hop dance, physical theatre and dialogue. He was commissioned by the BFI Doc Society to make his hybrid dance-documentary filmThe Circle, which had its world premiere at Sheffield Doc/Fest last year. […]

Film review of “Toni Morrison – Pieces I am” As a teenager, I remember reading The Bluest Eye and I feeling torn between wanting to stop reading from the anguish of the girls obsession with whiteness, but at the same time wanting to finish the book to see how the plot resolves itself. Morrison gives […]

On the 3rd of March 2013, it was reported in the Sunday Telegraph that Revolver, at one point the UK’s most prominent urban theatrical and home entertainment film distributor, had entered into administration. Commentators had cited that the West London outfit (established in 1997), which brought iLL Manors, Anuvahood and Exit Through the Giftshop (to […]