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Event Date: 10th Oct 2018 | 00:00

BFI London Film Festival 2018

Various venues

As in previous years a number of Austrian films will be screened at the 2018 BFI London Film Festival including Joy by director Sudabeh Mortezai which will be featured in the Best Film competition.

Tuesday 16 & Wednesday 17 October
Sudabeh Mortezai (Macondo, LFF 2014) presents a vital and hugely affecting drama that tackles the vicious cycle of sex trafficking in modern Europe.
*Featured in the Best Film Competition
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Wednesday 17 & Thursday 18 October
The powerful story of Angelo Soliman, a forced Europeanised African who makes his way through Viennese society in the early 18th century without ever belonging.
*Featured in the Debate programme
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Thursday 11 & Saturday 13 October
A woman’s solo sailing journey turns into a deadly serious ethical dilemma in this unusual and taut political allegory.
*Germany-Austria co-production
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Twenty-Two Hours
Tuesday 16 October
Bouchra Khalili’s meditation on revolutionary histories considers the poet Jean Genet’s secret 1970 visit to the United States at the invitation of the Black Panther Party.
*Germany-USA-Norway-Austria co-production
Screened in conjunction with Promised Lands, directed by Emma Wolukau-Wanambwa. Austria-Germany-Uganda 2018. 19min
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Thursday 18, Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 October
Egyptian filmmaker A.B. Shawky makes his feature debut with this utterly unique road movie which charts the friendship between a leper and a young orphan.
Egypt-Austria co-production
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Short Film Programme:

Maria Lassnig: New York Films 1970- 1980
Sunday 14 October
A rare chance to see the personal, intimate and newly restored films of the internationally celebrated Austrian portrait painter Maria Lassnig, who died in 2014.
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Morgenmensch, directed by Ozgur Anil - Part of the Lust to Love and In Between programme
Friday 12 & Sunday 14 October
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Operation Jane Walk by, directed by Leonhard Mullner  - Part of the Amazing and Astounding programme
Thursday 18 & Sunday 21 October
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BFI London Film Festival Programme

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