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LSFF2021: SPECIAL EVENTS

This edition's Special Events consider the collective and our impulse of togetherness in times of uncertainty. Through archive and moving image, we look to how communing, collaborating and allyship has informed film practice, both past and present.  

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  • OPENING NIGHT: Good Stock on the Dimension Floor: an Opera

    Online

    HowDoYouSayYaminAfrican?'s transportive visual opera explores the multiplicity of Black selfhood through Afrofuturist abstraction.

  • MOTION SUSPENDED: Outdoor Projections

    BFI Southbank

    In the absence of gigs, LSFF presents a free AV installation of performance visuals and sonic futurism on the Southbank.

  • WITH WARMTH AND ECSTATIC SOLIDARITY

    Online

    This curation of short documentaries interrogates the form itself as a politically useful tool for marginalised and displaced peoples and cultures.

  • RADICAL TV: Videofreex

    Online

    Collective television-makers Videofreex revolutionised citizen journalism in the late ‘60s, documenting protests and profiles of activists like Black Panther Party Deputy Chairman, Fred Hampton.

  • MY EYE IS MY EAR

    Online

    Connecting on a level with D/deaf identity, culture and language makes each film unique and allows for audience engagement whether D/deaf or hearing.

  • …NOW, HERE'S WHAT WE HAVE TO SAY: Five Shorts from Fringe!

    Online

    Our favourite queer tastemakers hand-pick shorts on collaboration, and the joy and creativity of community.

  • PROCLAIM LOUDLY WHAT IS HAPPENING: Labour Activism On Film

    Online

    Filmmakers and labour activists band together to document the radicalisation and hard-fought triumphs of the everyday worker.

  • PLATFORM: Colectivo Los Ingrávidos

    Online

    From shamanistic incantations to testimonies of state violence, Tehuacán’s Colectivo Los Ingrávidos spin shimmering beauty out of eroded celluloid and flickering pixels.

  • LSFF 2021 AWARDS

    Online

    The first virtual London Short Film Festival comes to a close​ ​with a suitably​ online​ 2021 Award​s!​​

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