BIFA brings 2015 nominated films to cinemas

16 Nov, 2015
by Film4 Team

BIFA-nominated films including the Film4-backed 45 Years, The Lobster, Macbeth, Amy and Ex Machina will be available in cinemas nationwide from 23 November in a special public screenings event.

The British Independent Film Awards announced today that through a unique screenings programme it will be offering film fans across the country the opportunity to see a selection of contenders for awards at this year’s Moët BIFAs on 6th December. With the backing of major cinemas, BIFA will introduce this year’s top …

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