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22 05 BFI FILMMAKERS ISSUE 5 | AUTUMN/WINTER 2016 CONTENTS 14 10 12 17 04 WELCOME Ben Roberts on the importance of nurturing filmmakers, why the Lottery is essential to British film and a celebrating a wealth of local talent 05 THE LEVELLING Hope Dickson Leach on the challenges of capturing rural life in the wake of personal and environmental tragedies 06 BFI VISION AWARDS Lucy Sneddon covers this year’s awards while the recipients highlight what it means to them 08 FLY AWAY Lucy Cohen on spending three years documenting the everyday life of one unique family 10 DAPHNE Peter Mackie Burns discusses the transformation of his short Happy Birthday to Me into his first feature 12 FREE FIRE A map to the chaos that unfolds in the claustrophobic environment of the warehouse in which Ben Wheatley’s incendiary action thriller unfolds 14 A UNITED KINGDOM Amma Asante on her third feature, filming in Britain and Africa, and realising her ambition 17 GENERATION REVOLUTION Usayd Younis and Cassie Quarless explore the rise of activism around the representation of young people of colour in London 18 GOD’S OWN COUNTRY Francis Lee talks about the challenges of capturing the realities of farm life in the Pennines 22 LADY MACBETH Director William Oldroyd and writer Alice Birch discuss their adaptation of a 19th century Russian novel Cover image: Amma Asante on the set of A United Kingdom Editor IAN HAYDN SMITH Creative Director PAUL MARC MITCHELL All information correct at time of going to press. BFI gratefully acknowledges permission to use copyright material. Copyright holders are acknowledged on the page containing the individual copyright item. Every effort has been made to trace and contact copyright holders. If there are any inadvertent omissions we apologise to those concerned, and ask that you contact us so that we can correct any oversight as soon as possible. 08 18


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