British Film Premiere: New Films from New Voices

A season of films presented in partnership with BFI & BBC Film.

Presenting brand new films celebrating a new wave of British filmmakers who are offering fresh perspectives on UK life and experiences. Films are available on BFI Player 30 days after their transmission on BBC Two, every Saturday night until early December, and all will be accompanied by a short introduction from a UK film critic. 

They are all critically acclaimed feature films which premiered at top international film festivals, with many nominated for or winning major awards. The majority of films were released in cinemas in 2020, and showcase a range of filmmaking talent, many making their debut feature films, and include actors such as Henry Golding (CRAZY RICH ASIANS), Molly Windsor (Three Girls) and Nichola Burley (WUTHERING HEIGHTS).

The films premiering in the British Film Premiere season are all backed by BBC Film and the BFI, which awards National Lottery funding.

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One Man and His ShoesOne Man and His Shoes

Documentary202083 minsDirector: Yemi Bamiro

South Londoner Yemi Bamiro’s pacey, engrossing Michael Jordan documentary reveals the darker side of marketing trainers.

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Dirty GodDirty God

Drama2019104 minsDirector: Sacha Polak

A young mother (Vicky Knight) tries to recover from an acid attack in Sacha Polak's vivid and vital drama.

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Drama201885 minsDirector: Hong Khaou

Henry Golding shines in this gorgeous study of memory and legacy, a pleasing reflection on the endurance of both.