BFI and British Council Unveil Hot U.K. Projects Heading to Cannes

The BFI and British Council have revealed the line-up for this year’s Great8 showcase, which allows international distributors and festival programmers to get an early look at eight releases from emerging U.K. filmmakers in the run-up to Cannes.

On June 17, the talent behind these films — all of which are now in post-production and available to buy during the online Cannes Marché — will introduce their work and offer sneak peeks of unseen footage. The online Cannes Marché runs from  June 21-25.

The GREAT8 showcase is now in its fourth year, having previously presented films such as “Days of the Bagnold Summer,” from Simon Bird, Rubika Shah’s “White

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