BBC First British Film Festival

British Film Festival Review: Burn Burn Burn (M15+) (UK, 2016) succeeds where a lot of this genre stumbles

October 25, 2016

Burn Burn Burn – set to screen in Australia as part of the BBC First British Film Festival – is the feature film debut from director Chanya Button and surprised me as a standout film of the “road trip” genre. Even if it did take a little long to get there, it’s the journey that […]

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The BBC First British Film Festival to premiere 19 films in Australia and focus on Ken Loach

October 7, 2016

The BBC First British Film Festival recently announced the full 2016 program, which consists of 19 Australian premieres. The program includes classic restorations, a focus of no less than three films on pioneering British director Ken Loach and a specially curated Local Heroes retrospective featuring 10 films. These all form part of a diverse line-up of […]

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The Australian Premiere of A United Kingdom to open the BBC First British Film Festival

September 14, 2016

BBC First British Film Festival, now in its fourth year, has announced that it will be screening highlights from the 2016 program, exclusively at Palace Cinemas. The festival will open with the Australian premiere of Amma Asante’s period drama A United Kingdom, straight from its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival and opening the […]

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BBC First British Film Festival Announces Full Program Line-Up For 2015

September 29, 2015

The BBC First British Film Festival has announced its full line-up of for 2015, featuring 31 films from across the British Isles. Opening the festival will be Paolo Sorrentino’s highly anticipated Youth, which follows two old friends, a retired composer (Michael Caine) and film director (Harvey Keitel) on vacation at a prestigious hotel in the […]

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