2021 BFI London Film Festival Awards

LFF Awards are a celebration of the most exciting, innovative new films and cinematic storytelling. Creative, beautiful and often provocative, the nominees showcase an incredible range of talent from across the world.

Official Competition (Best Film Award): Hit the Road - Panah Panahi
First Feature Competition: Playground - Laura Wandel
Documentary Competition: Becoming Cousteau - Liz Garbus
Short Film Competition: Love, Dad - Diana Cam Van Nguyen
Immersive Art and XR Competition: Only Expansion - Duncan Speakman
Audience Award: Costa Brava Lebanon - Mounia Akl

Find out more about the 2021 LFF Awards.


Read notes
  • Hit the Road
  • Playground
  • Becoming Cousteau
  • Love, Dad
  • Costa Brava, Lebanon
  • True Things
  • Belle
  • Il buco
  • The Hand of God
  • Lingui, The Sacred Bonds
  • Nitram
  • Sundown
  • The Alleys
  • Azor
  • The Feast
  • Prayers for the Stolen
  • Small Body
  • White Building
  • All About My Sisters
  • Babi Yar. Context
  • A Cop Movie
  • Cow
  • The Dance
  • Faya Dayi
  • Hide and Seek
  • The Bang Straws
  • Diseased and Disorderly
  • Lemongrass Girl
  • Neon Phantom
  • Stiletto: ‘A Pink Family Tragedy’
  • Know the Grass
  • Precious Hair & Beauty
  • Femme
  • For Love
  • Container
  • A Life in Pieces: The Diary and Letters of Stanley Hayami
  • Liminal Lands
  • Missing Pictures Episode 2: Tsai Ming-liang