The BFI London Film Festival is back with a bang this year, and its lineup of domestic and international films is seriously impressive. In particular, there have been more stories than ever before that are being told by talented, creative, and passionate Black filmmakers.
If the Reinaldo Marcus Green directed film “King Richard“, which earned Will Smith an Oscar for Best Actor, is anything to go by after having its headline gala at the UK-based festival last year, then we’re in for a real treat with a new set of Black directors, ready to showcase their spectacular work.
From films that have already got Hollywood talking, such as the true-life inspired drama “Till” starring Danielle Deadwyler and Whoopi Goldberg, to independent movies centred on chasing the American Dream, such as “Nanny”, there is a fantastic catalogue of work that is being celebrated this year at the London Film Festival.
So, if you’re looking to check out some of the finest Black storytelling this year, read on to find out the best nine best stories to add to your entertainment must-watch list.
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