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Pride of British film at the BIFAs

Pride of British film at the BIFAs

A film about young gay activists raising money for striking Welsh miners was the big winner at the British Independent Film Awards. At a ceremony at Old Billingsgate in London, Pride – which tells the unlikely story of the real-life campaign group “Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners...

Metro Manila tops a big budget night for low budget films

Metro Manila tops a big budget night for low budget films

A Philippine-set thriller, in the little-known language of Tagalog, has won the most awards – including the top awards – at this year’s British Independent Film Awards. The BIFA for Best British Independent Film went to Metro Manila and the Best Director prize went the man behind i...

Starred Up and Selfish Giant lead BIFA nods

Starred Up and Selfish Giant lead BIFA nods

A prison drama that won the Best Newcomer honour for its first-time writer at the London Film Festival last month has scooped the most nominations at the British Independent Film Awards – the opening ceremony of a long film awards season that will end with the Oscars in February. Starred Up wi...

Broken – Review

Broken – Review

Director: Rufus Norris - Starring: Tim Roth, Eloise Laurence, Cillian Murphy, Rory Kinnear, Bill Milner, Zana Marjanovic, Denis Lawson, Robert Emms...

Berberian Sound Studio and Broken dominate BIFAs

Berberian Sound Studio and Broken dominate BIFAs

Peter Strickland’s critically acclaimed follow-up to his 2009 debut Katalin Varga, Berberian Sound Studio, has picked up the most prizes at the British Independent Film Awards. Its haul of four included Best Director for Strickland, Best Actor for Toby Jones, Best Production and Best Technical...

BIFA to honour Law and Gambon

BIFA to honour Law and Gambon

The actors Jude Law and Sir Michael Gambon are to be honoured at next month’s British Independent Film Awards for their contribution to the industry in the UK. Law – recently seen in Anna Karenina – will receive the Variety Award, while Sir Michael – next to be seen in Dustin...

Tyrannosaur is the King of the BIFAs

Tyrannosaur is the King of the BIFAs

With three of the top awards at the 14th British Independent Film Awards, the dark drama Tyrannosaur was the big winner of the night, at the ceremony at Old Billingsgate. It was voted the Best British Independent Film, with director...

Fassbender, Mullan, Oldman, Swinton among BIFA nominees

Fassbender, Mullan, Oldman, Swinton among BIFA nominees

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Tyrannosaur and Steve McQueen's upcoming Shame have each picked up seven nominations at this year's British Independent Film Awards. We Need to Talk About Kevin and Kill List each have six nominations, while Richard Ayoade's Submarine is up for five awards.There's a parti...

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