The 2017 UK Film Festival to present BAFTA winning short. Home starring Jack O’Connell and Steven Berkoff’s Tell Tale Heart
Stand Down, starring Billy Bob Thornton (Fargo, Armageddon, Monster’s Ball). One of the feature film highlights is the London premiere of Steven Berkoff’s tour de force Tell Tale Heart, based on the short story by Edgar Alan Poe. Once again, the Festival is delighted to offer candidates the Edgeware Grand Prix Award – the largest cash prize for a short film in the UK. The 2017 programme is curated by the twice Berlinale winning director Petros Silvestros.
This year the UK Film Festival, in association with the Leeds International Film Festival and Film Bath Festival, is also screening the Lux Film Prize finalists in both Bath and Leeds. The Lux selection includes: Glory by Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov (Bulgaria, Greece), Sami Blood by Amanda Kernell (Sweden, Norway, Denmark), King of the Belgians by Peter Brosens and Jessica Woodworth (Belgium, Netherlands, Bulgaria), and Western by Valeska Grisebach (Germany, Bulgaria, Austria).
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