The Mayor of London’s Special Presentation
Clio Barnard’s ALI & AVA will screen as a Special Presentation at the BFI London Film Festival 2021 ( 6-17 October) on 13th and 14th of October.
Enveloped in music and imbued with humour, ALI & AVA, starring Adeel Akhtar (Four Lions, Back To Life) and Claire Rushbrook (Secrets & Lies, Home Fires) is a compelling contemporary love story written and directed by BAFTA-nominated Clio Barnard (The Arbor, The Selfish Giant, Dark River).
ALI & AVA is produced by Clio Barnard’s long-term producer Tracy O’Riordan (Dark River, The Selfish Giant, Dream Horse) of Moonspun Films. Filmed and set in Bradfordm ALI & AVA is financed by BBC Films, BFI (awarding National Lottery funding) and Screen Yorkshire, with Altitude handling world sales and UK and Irish distribution.