The British Urban Film Festival has arrived in God’s own country – Yorkshire! The weekday schedule for BUFF 2023 comes from Halifax with 48 films across 4 nights with 2 slots on each night. Supported by Calderdale Council and West Yorkshire Combined Authority.
BUFF Strand 14 Relay Shipping plus Q&A
Wed, 18th October, 20.20 – 22.50pm
Scrutiny (Director: James Quinn)
On a bus journey across south London, a young man’s anxiety spirals into a vortex of self-doubt and torment – causing him to question: can he trust his memories?
Breakable (Director: B Welby)
An avid believer in a self-help community invites his recently bereaved friend to a healing weekend to help deal with grief, only to realise he might be the one who needs help.
Burnt Toast and Cigarettes (Director: Paul Stainthorpe)
Kicked out of school, Abi has two paths ahead. One leads nowhere but trouble. The other, a glimmer of hope but can she accept her past?
The Fourth (Director: Johnny Kirk)
Eager to celebrate the 4th of July, a group of young black and Latino friends experience a police encounter that shatters the meaning of the holiday.
The Redball (Director: Adam Smith)
Clinging onto his red ball, Bamike leaves the big city of London for a small town where his family can get a fresh start after a family tragedy.
Surprise (Director: Abid Ralph)
A nightmare is unleashed when a woman, home alone gets an unexpected visitor.
Outside Chance (DIrector: Michael Das)
An agoraphobic artist finds her courage when the postman she flirts with through the front door has an accident on her front steps.
Good Intentions (DIrector: Violette Martin)
Sef and Rahima are two Londoners from very different cultures. After 5 years, Rahima still hasn’t told her father about their relationship but today, she has arranged for them to meet. Their lives are about to be altered forever.
followed by Q&A after all 8 films.
Vue Halifax has wheelchair access throughout the venue and in all screens. The venue is accessed through two sets of double doors – one is automatic. All screens are on one floor with access by stairs and lift.