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A Very British Jury

Oct

16

A Very British Jury

This year, the festival has decided to ask a jury composed solely of British personalities to decide which of the 30 films in competition will be awarded. Political cartoonist Steve Bell,...

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Special Screening

Oct

09

Special Screening

This is England turns five this year. A month ahead of the sixth edition, let's look back on the films that made the festival. A special screening of eight short films from previous editions from ...

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The 2017 selection is here!

Sep

12

The 2017 selection is here!

We are only two months away from the sixth edition of the festival and it's time to unveil our full selection. This year, This is England will screen 30 films from November 13-18th, 2017 at the Om...

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Submit your film now

May

24

Submit your film now

This is England will return for a sixth edition on 13-18th November, 2017. Submissions are now open and free. Head to our FilmFreeway page to send your short film and learn more about the festival....

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Remembering John Hurt

Jan

28

Remembering John Hurt

Along with many films from his extraordinary body of work, the festival team will also remember John Hurt for his role in the first short film to ever win the Jury Award for Best Fiction, in 2012. Mic...

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This is England 2016 Winners

Nov

21

This is England 2016 Winners

The festival's 5th edition is now over. You can discover the 2016 winners clicking here. ...

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Find us on social media !

Nov

17

Find us on social media !

To follow this fifth edition, visit our gallery on Instagram. Our Facebook and Twitter accounts will also relay the day-to-day activity of the festival. See you there! ...

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Meet our 2016 Jury

Oct

22

Meet our 2016 Jury

To award some of the best films in the selection, This is England invites a Jury of professionals. This year, they will have the hard task to choose among 31 films.  We're happy to announc...

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Our new poster is here!

Oct

15

Our new poster is here!

Today we unveiled our new poster for the upcoming 5th edition of the festival. The photography features Olivia Colman in The Kármán Line. This short film by Oscar Sharp was part of ...

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Special screening on October 14th

Oct

09

Special screening on October 14th

Next November, the festival will celebrate its fifth edition! Along the years, our audience has been steadily growing, reaching a new peak in 2015. In order to anticipate This is England's...

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Charlie Lyne's Fear Itself screening at FIFIB 2016

Sep

22

Charlie Lyne's Fear Itself screening at FIFIB 2016

The Bordeaux International Independant Film Festival has announced its 2016 line up and we're thrilled to hear that Charlie Lyne's documentary film Fear Itself will screen in the fea...

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Watch the 2015 Best Fiction winning film

Sep

10

Watch the 2015 Best Fiction winning film

Jury Prize for best fiction in 2015, Rachel Tunnard's Emotional Fusebox is now available online. Anna (Jodie Whittaker) lives a hermit’s life in her Mum’s garden shed. S...

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