38 MEDIA-funded films at London Film Festival 2016

Among the diverse line-up of films screening at the 60th BFI London Film Festival (LFF), 37 have support from Creative Europe, four of which are from the UK.

Their Finest by Lone Scherfig, a witty drama set in the world of propaganda filmmaking during WWII, is a Headline Gala. Wildgaze Films received Slate Development funding for the film 2012.

Trespass Against Us by Adam Smith, which Potboiler Productions received Slate development funding for in 2012, and City of Tiny Lights by Pete Travis, which NDF Productions received Single Project development funding for in 2007, screen in the programme’s Thrill strand.

A Quiet Passion by Terence Davies received support for its distribution and is in Official Competiton

Also in Official Competition are the MEDIA-funded films Elle (France, Germany), Frantz (France, Germany) and Layla M. (Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Jordan).

30 more films screen in the various strands:

  • A Date for Mad Mary (Ireland) 
  • A Woman’s Life (France, Belgium) 
  • After Love (France, Belgium) 
  • All of a Sudden (Germany)
  • Apprentice (Singapore, Germany, France, Hong Kong, Qatar)
  • Being 17 (France) 
  • Graduation (Romania) 
  • Houston, we have a problem! (Slovenia, Croatia, Germany) 
  • I Called him Morgan (Sweden, USA) 
  • Le ciel flamand (Belgium) 
  • Lost in Paris (France, Belgium) 
  • Mimosas (Spain, Morocco, France)
  • My Life as a Courgette (Switzerland, France) 
  • Phantom Boy (France, Belgium) 
  • Planetarium (France, Belgium) 
  • Raw (France, Belgium) 
  • Rodnye (Close Relations) (Latvia, Germany, Estonia, Ukraine)
  • Safari (Austria, Denmark) 
  • Sieranevada (Romania, France) 
  • Smoke & Mirrors (Spain) 
  • Souvenir (Belgium, Luxembourg, France) 
  • Stopover (France, Greece)
  • Sweet Dreams (Italy, France) 
  • The Giant (Sweden, Denmark) 
  • The Red Turtle (France)
  • The Secret Scripture (Ireland) 
  • The Unknown Girl (Belgium, France)
  • Toni Erdmann (Germany, Austria) 
  • Tramontane (Lebanon, France) 
  • Wolf and Sheep (Denmark, France, Sweden, Afghanistan)
  • United States of Love (Poland, Sweden)

LFF runs from 5 to 16 October 2016.

Image: Trespass Against Us by Adam Smith received development support in 2012 through Potboiler Productions.