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The London Bengali Film Festival (LBFF) is an annual celebration of films from or about the Bengali Diaspora, which is also the largest Bengali film festival in the world, outside of Bengal.

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the 5th London Bengali Film Festival Will Be Opening Soon!

We are pleased to announce that 5th London Bengali Film Festival will be accepting film submssions shortly.

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View highlights from the previous London Bengali Film Festival, including news of the winning films here:


Festival summary

A brief outline of the festival
We expect film makers, artists and industry personalities from the UK and abroad for the following:
Day 1 - Opening gala ceremony - with Press and Media, film showcasing
Day 2,3&4 - Film showcasing, premieres, talks and seminars, followed by an after party - Close


which films?

Here is a general summary of the films accepted
We welcome films that are commercial and non commercial, independent and artistic.  Whether they have been made in West Bengal, Bangladesh or any part of the world, even if not in the language of Bengali, but they must fit to at least one of the following in addition to the full rules:

1. Writer or Director or Producer must be Bengali or have a Bengali heritage (any nationality) OR
2. The main character must be Bengali OR
3. The story must be set or be about Bengal or an issue affecting the Bengali Diaspora