British Council USA is partnering with Paramount Pictures and the American Cinematheque to present the 4k restoration of Zeffirelli’s Romeo and Juliet plus a live appearance onstage with Olivia Hussey and Leonard Whiting.
Chile shows an appetite for punk this month.
The 13th edition of the Dubai International Film Festival will this year feature a British Council supported delegation of UK guests.
This Way Up is the UK’s film exhibition innovation conference, Jointly organised by Film Hubs Scotland, North West Central and North.
British Council continues its relationship with the Havana Film Festival by supporting the screening of six titles this year.
For 16 years we have been bringing the best and most exciting new UK cinema to Ukraine in an annual New British Film Festival, celebrating UK talent and creativity through a diverse programme of feature films, documentaries and short films.
Artist Jane Gauntlett is presenting her VR project In My Shoes: Dancing With Myself at the first ever UK/Indonesia arts festival, part of UK/Indonesia 2016-18.
The British director attends the fifth edition of iDocs Beijing, the first officially recognised independent documentary film festival in China.
Delegates from the British Council Film Team head to Goa for meetings at Film Bazaar.
British Council Kurdistan Region (Iraq) is set to screen Kenneth Branagh’s Henry V in a refugee camp in Kurdistan in November 2016 as part of Shakespeare Lives.
Franco Zeffirelli’s classic Romeo and Juliet will screen in Paris' arthouse cinema Le Balzac on 29 November as part of its homage to Shakespeare.
British Council is partnering Cool Connections again this year to bring a fantastic selection of features to Russia for our 17th edition of our ever popular New British Film Festival.
fiveFilms4freedom 2016 - the world’s first global, digital LGBT film festival - is touring the USA live, and online audiences in the US can watch the 2016 films for free!
The UK's foreign-language Oscar contender Under The Shadow will screen for awards season voters and tastemakers in Los Angeles.
We welcome Rotterdam programmer Inge de Leeuw to London to watch new British films.
We're proud to partner on a Terence Davies masterclass and retrospective in Copenhagen.
We welcome Berlinale programmers Dominique Green (Competition) and Andreas Struck (Panorama) to London to watch new British films.
BAFTA and British Council’s annual Short Sighted programme is back for another year.
Sound Designer Steve Bond to lead new talent workshop in Caracas at ‘Baruta de Pelicula’
Don Letts and Julian Temple will head to Barcelona for the In-Edit festival.
It's a great year for the London Film Festival and the British Council is involved in many ways. You can also download a full catalogue of all the UK films in LFF below!
A trio of UK features will screen in Busan this week and we're supporting the writer/director of Starfish to head to Seoul and present his feature
The 21st Riga International Film Festival 2ANNAS kicks off 27 Sept.
The famed Ottawa festival welcomes 13 British short-form projects for its 40th edition.
British guests at Zurich Film Festival 2016 include Ewan McGregor, Hugh Grant, Lady Macbeth director William Oldroyd, and jurors including Graham Broadbent.
SAFAR: A Celebration of Contemporary Arab Cinema will be held at the ICA in London, organised by the Arab British Centre and supported by British Council.
We're co-hosting European Film Promotion's TIFF reception on the festival's opening weekend.
British Council's Film team is thrilled to announce that award-winning actor Don Warrington has agreed to be an ambassador for Shakespeare Lives in Film.
As part of our selector screenings series, we welcome Sundance programmers coming to London to scout films for their 2017 festival.
Our final screening in this year's series takes place in NY and LA
Legendary actress Julie Christie appears at the 2016 Hay Festival Segovia.
Toronto International Film Festival boasts 39 British films on show this year, and British Council will be at the heart of the action co-hosting the UK Film Centre, and taking part in panels and other activities. Read more here, and download our catalogue of UK films at TIFF 2016.
The 2016 launch of our Short Support Scheme will include film screenings, guest speakers and drinks and dancing.
British Council's Will Massa and Jemma Desai to attend Short Film Forum in Hancheng, China.
I, Daniel Blake among films screening.
Outdoor screenings of Shakespeare classics around the city of Athens, Greece.
New Horizons in Poland present a Shakespeare on Film sidebar.
British Council is partnering with ACMI in Melbourne, Australia.
British Council is partnering with Golden Apricot: The Yerevan International Film Festival in Armenia.
British Council is a proud supporter of The Games Europe Plays – BODY <>TECH, a show that will run at the Stephen Lawrence Gallery at the University of Greenwich.
Wide Angles continues with a screening of Strung Out at London's Picturehouse Central
Zurich Film Festival's Karl Spoerri and Viviana Vezzani are watching British films in London as part of our festival selector screening service.
San Sebastián International Film Festival's Jose Luis Rebordinos, Lucia Olaciregui and Chris Paton are watching British films in London as part of our festival selector screening service from July 5-8.
Venice Critics Week's Giona Nazzaro is watching British films in London from 30 June-1 July as part of British Council's festival selector screening service.
CPH PIX and HamletScenen to host open-air screening, British Council's #ShakespeareLives helps promote this special event.
As part of our global Shakespeare Lives on Film tour, Henry V screens in Ekaterinburg and Theatre of Blood screens in St. Petersburg on 29 June.
Our Shakespeare Lives in Film global tour comes to Verona, Italy, for screenings at the famed Teatro Romano with lauded guests expected.
Open City Documentary Festival, June 21-26.
James Schamus masterclass at Sundance London
Brits in competition at Annecy, June 13-18.
British Council Film Programme Manager Wendy Mitchell moderates the Edinburgh International Film Festival’s co-production panel.
We're heading to Huesca, Spain, to judge Spanish short films.
British Council at Sheffield Doc/Fest, June 10-15.
Darkstar at Encounters Film Festival, Cape Town (Film + Music)
Jordan Day at Edinburgh Film Festival
British films on the Lido this year include Alice Lowe's Prevenge, Nick Hamm's The Journey and Andrew Dominik's One More Time With Feeling.