British Asian Film Festival

British Asian Film Festival

  • British Asian Film Festival
  • Box Office: 01923 225671
  • Box Office: 01923 225671
  • Box Office: 01923 225671

Rifco and Watford Palace Theatre present a weekend of the very best British Asian cinema, with film screenings, exclusive talks and special guests.

The festival is a great opportunity for film fans and budding film-makers to view the best of British Asian cinema and gain an insight into the films and the industry from the talent behind them.

From comedies to dramas, relive the classics on the big screen and be introduced to new work, as we celebrate the British Asian experience on film.

Day 1 - Friday 28 February

6.30pm    IN CONVERSATION WITH: Atul Malhotra and the cast of Amar, Akbar & Tony Free

7.30pm    IN CONVERSATION WITH: Meera Syal  (Ticket includes screening of Anita & Me)

8.00pm    FILM: Anita & Me (12) (Ticket includes In conversation with Meera Syal)

Day 2 - Saturday 1 March

3.30pm    DOCUMENTARY: I’m British But  (Ticket includes In conversation with Gurinder Chadha & screening of Bend it Like Beckham)

4.00pm    IN CONVERSATION WITH: Gurinder Chadha (Ticket includes screening of I'm British But & Bend it Like Beckham)

5.00pm    FILM: Bend it Like Beckham (12) (Ticket includes In conversation with Gurinder Chadha & screening of I'm British But)

7.45pm    FILM: Bride & Prejudice (12) 

Day 3 - Sunday 2 March

1.00pm    IN CONVERSATION WITH: Harvey Virdi  (Ticket includes screening of Brick Lane)

1.30pm    FILM: Brick Lane (15) (Ticket includes In conversation with Harvey Virdi)

4.30pm    FILM: West is West (15)  


Tickets are £6 each for films and include access to indicated pre-film talks.

All day passes are available for only £10 on Saturday and Sunday.