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FESTIVALS UK

Boyle to be honoured, LFF shortlists announced

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Director Danny Boyle will be honoured with the British Film Institute’s highest accolade, the BFI Fellowship, at the Another Year [+see also:
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(UK), Joanna Hogg’s Archipelago (UK), Darren Aronofsky’s Black Swan (US), Alexei Popogrebsky’s How I Ended This Summer (Russia), Tom Hooper’s The King’s Speech (UK/Australia), Kelly Reichardt’s Meek’s Cut-off (US), Mark Romanek’s Never Let Me Go (UK/US), Xavier BauvoisOf Gods And Men [+see also:
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(France), Catherine Breillat’s The Sleeping Beauty (France) and Apitchatpong Weerasethakul’s Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives [+see also:
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(Thailand/UK/France/Germany/Spain).

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The shortlist for Best British Newcomer is: Brian Welsh, writer/director In Our Name; Clio Barnard, writer/director The Arbor; Richard Ayoade writer/director Submarine; Michelle Eastwood producer In Our Name; Tracy O’Riordan producer The Arbor; Conor McCarron actor Neds; Craig Roberts actor Submarine; and Manjinder Virk actress The Arbor.

The shortlist for the Sutherland Award presented to the director of the most original and imaginative feature debut in the festival is: The Arbor, Phan Dang Di’s Bi, Don’t Be Afraid! [+see also:
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(Vietnam), Michael Rowe’s Leap Year (Mexico), Katell Quillévéré’s Love Like Poison [+see also:
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(France), Mikhaël Hers’ Memory Lane (France), Diego and Daniel Vega’s October [+see also:
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(Peru/Venezuela/Spain), Philip Koch’s Picco [+see also:
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(Germany), JB Ghuman Jr’s Spork (US), Submarine, and Alistair Banks Griffin’s Two Gates Of Sleep (US).

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