Film Society of Lincoln Center, UK Film Council & Emerging Pictures



A showcase of six recent independent films produced in the United Kingdom launching with Toast starring Helena Bonham Carter.

Curated by the Film Society of Lincoln Center, and in partnership with Emerging Pictures – the largest all-digital specialty film and alternate content theatre network in the United States – the showcase will premiere at the Film Society of Lincoln Center on June 11 as part of the opening celebration for its state-of-the art Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center. Each of the films will be shown once at the Film Society of Lincoln Center and once downtown at the IFC Center. Simultaneous screenings will be held throughout the country through the Emerging Pictures digital cinema network. The series is also supported by partners:UK Trade and Investment, BAFTA New York and Los Angeles, and Creative Screen Associates.

From Britain With Love includes three films making their US Premiere: Toast, In Our Name, Third Star and three films that have had select festival screenings across the country: A Boy Called Dad, Africa United and Neds. The entertainment experience will be enhanced by presentations of ‘virtual’ in-conversation events with key talent from the films, including directors and cast, via online webcasts.

The screening of Toast, on Saturday, June 11 is part of the free preview weekend celebrating the launch of the new Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center. In person: Q&A with director SJ Clarkson.  Read more >>