This year’s Short Cuts programme brought together bite-size perspectives from around the world.
By Rogan Graham
Steve McQueen’s film about the Mangrove Nine trial is a masterful evocation of political determination.
Hungarian animator Nadja Andrasev reveals how personal experience informed her sensual new film Symbiosis.
The Festival Director speak about putting together the most accessible, expansive LFF programme yet.
The first instalment in Steve McQueen’s Small Axe series is a soulful love letter to the West Indian dance scene in West London.
The multi-hyphenate has created a hypnotic, incisive score for Charles Officer’s socially-conscious crime-noir.
Ben Sharrock spins absurd comedy from torment suffered by those waiting for asylum to be granted.
The animation studio behind Song of the Sea and The Secret of Kells return with a spellbinding revisionist fable.
The third feature from Chloé Zhao is an achingly tender look at one woman's life on the road.
Spike Lee’s film of David Byrne’s acclaimed Broadway performance is a transcendent cinematic experience.
This year’s scaled-back celebration mixes world cinema gems with something a little different.
Shinichiro Ueda follows up his breakout hit One Cut of the Dead with a similarly entertaining and inventive character drama.
The British writer/director’s lesbian romance will cap off this year’s LFF on 17 October.
The first of five films from the director’s Small Axe anthology will screen for free to audiences across the UK.
She stars alongside fellow Safdie brothers alumni Buddy Duress in this darkly funny modern cautionary tale.
Over half of the virtual 2020 edition is comprised of directors who identify as female or non-binary.