As the UK’s leading film festival, it always offers the UK public and film industry professionals the very early chance to view the best new films - from some 55 countries represented this year - alongside a comprehensive events programme where audiences can engage with some of the world’s most inspiring creative talents. This year, it will host 28 World Premieres, 9 International Premieres and 34 European Premieres.
BFI Discover Arab Cinema: In association with Zenith Foundation, the BFI Southbank continues with a year-long programme of inspiring contemporary and classic films from the Arab region with the month of June 2014 devoted to Palestine and showing: Omar (directed by Hany Abu Assaad, 2013), When I Saw You (directed by Annemarie Jacir, 2012), Last Days in Jerusalem (directed by Tawfik Abu Wael, 2011) and Divine Intervention (directed by Elia Suleiman, 2002).
BFI Discover Arab Cinema: In association with the Zenith Foundation, the British Film Institute (BFI Southbank) is continuing with its year-long programme of inspiring films from the Arab region. April will show a number of experimental films, with a selection that spans sixteen years in an effort to engage viewers with new angles on the familiar and reconfigure perspectives on the pressing questions of our time. For confirmed films and screenings, please check the link below.