Future Film Festival
The BFI Future Film Festival is the UK’s largest festival for young, emerging filmmakers. The 2021 edition culminated in the BFI Future Film Festival Awards, supported by Netflix – explore this year’s winners, which have been chosen by industry experts including producer Elizabeth Karlsen, activist and filmmaker Waad Al-Kateab, broadcaster and filmmaker Reggie Yates, and actors Daisy Edgar-Jones and Malachi Kirby.
This Year's Winners
Through spoken word poetry coupled with evocative images, Dudu explores the issue of colourism and its effects on self-identity.
Animation & Artists Moving Image201910 mins
When an astronaut ponders the silence of space, he comes upon a startling self-realisation.
A homeless man's trip, literally and figuratively, loses us in Mexico City as the night slowly turns him into a musical entity.
There is an unspoken truth about being a train driver, not because it's a secret, but because there just aren't any words.
When the future rocks up at your front door and punches you in the face, there's only one thing to do: go on a massive f*cking bender.
Animation & Artists Moving Image20191 mins
This short animation reflects on whether each breath is a moment of respite or agitation.
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When Daphne and Mafer meet at a hotel, they quickly become friends until their natural chemistry begins to emerge.
Teenage Freddie doesn't seem to think that the apocalypse would be all that bad, as he boogies his troubles away on a gorgeous sunny hill.
The rickshaw drivers, 'Autowalas', of New Delhi, talk about economic struggles, stigmas, politics and cultural issues that impact their livelihoods.