Nana Ekvtimishvili’s and Simon Groß’s award-winning feature to receive its UK premiere, as will Lola Bessis and Ruben Amar’s Swim Little Fish Swim as this year’s closing film.
In Bloom will receive its UK premiere as the opening film of the tenth Birds Eye View Film Festival.
Nana Ekvtimishvili & Simon Groß’s award-winning Georgian feature will open the festival on April 8, while Lola Bessis & Ruben Amar’s family drama Swim Little Fish Swim will also receive its UK premiere as the festival’s closing film on April 13.
With the full programme to be announced in February, this year’s edition will also feature a 20th anniversary screening of Gurinder Chadha’s Bhaji on the Beach on April 12, with Chadha in attendance.
The festival has also revealed that Kristy Guevara-Flanagan’s Wonder Women!, a film which traces the birth, evolution and legacy of the Wonder Woman figure, will be its International Women’s Day Gala on March 8.
Birds Eye View will take place at venues including BFI Southbank, Barbican, Curzon Soho, ICA and Electric Cinema.