London Film Week showcases one short film and one feature film per evening, for one week.
Tuesday 04 December 2018 | 8.55pm
The Opening Gala will start with animation short SELFIES.
Wednesday 05 December 2018 | 8.30pm
TEJANO will screen after narrative short film SHADIN.
Thursday 06 December 2018 | 8.55pm
25-year-old Sibel lives with her father and sister in a secluded village in the mountains of Turkey's Black Sea region. Sibel is a mute, but she communicates by using the ancestral whistled language of the area.
Friday 07 December 2018 | 8.30pm
Sunday 09 December 2018 | 8.30pm
When he was a kid, Menahem Lang was known for his kindness, his commitment to Talmud school and especially his golden voice, which made him a renowned performer of liturgical chants. But he was hiding a secret: for years, he was raped by members of the community that worshipped him.
Monday 10 December 2018 | 8.10pm
After lighting Cannes on fire earlier this year — where it topped IndieWire’s critics poll as the best film of the festival, and landed the highest score in the long history of Screen Daily’s annual critics grid — Lee Chang-dong’s “Burning” is set to Premiere at London Film Week.
BURNING will screen after narrative short film FIGHTER.
Short Film Selection
In a firework display of digital self-portraits, hundreds of quaint, embarrassing and dreadfully disturbing selfies were arranged in a unique short film composition that outshines the abyss of human existence.
Shadin, a refugee from Afghanistan, travels through the Croatian forest and nears the border of Europe’s Schengen Area. He discovers a razor wire fence built to keep migrants out.
Bambi drives her very pregnant best-friend Al to hospital to have her baby. They’ve decided that she’s not going to keep it. Al’s mood darkens as the inevitable and irreversible reality sinks in.
1981: A lonely refugee from Czechoslovakia (Emily Mortimer) paints an all-too-appealing picture of her American life as she types a letter begging an organization to send a Cambodian refugee family so that she may help resettle them in the “dreamland” of her new hometown: Fargo, North Dakota.
Four Lebanese girls go on a Ferris wheel ride to make their friend feel better about her breakup. Their conversation drifts to a less fun place.
My dad thaught me how to pack.
Ten minutes before a boxing match, a teenage boxer with downs syndrome fights for his right to get in the ring.