Birds Eye View is releasing its first feature film into UK cinemas. The Incident is the debut feature length film of British director Jane Linfoot. Birds Eye View will be partnering with Verve Pictures for the release, which will be in cinemas around the UK from Friday 25th November…
The Incident stars Ruta Gedmintas (The Strain, A Street Cat Named Bob), Tom Hughes (Cemetery Junction, Victoria) and newcomer Tasha Connor. It tells the story of a successful young couple who see their comfortable lives disrupted and their relationship unravel when they each make a decision to ignore the plight of a troubled teenage girl.
The film premiered at the Edinburgh International Film Festival and was nominated for The Michael Powell Award. It was financed by the BFI Production Fund in association with Creativity Capital.
Director of The Incident, Jane Linfoot, says: “Birds Eye View is a dynamic organisation that has led the way in terms of championing female filmmakers in this country. To be selected as their first release into UK cinemas is a source of great pride. I am looking forward to the release.”
Director-at-large of Birds Eye View, Mia Bays, says: “At Birds Eye View, our goal is to change the focus of film for everyone by showcasing the best work of female filmmakers. Jane Linfoot is a filmmaker with a singular directorial vision and we are pleased to be a part of bringing her film to audiences. This is a highly accomplished debut that has thoroughly earned its place in UK cinemas.”
There will be a gala screening at 6pm on Thursday 1st December at Picturehouse Central, followed by a Q&A with stars Tom Hughes and Tasha Connor plus director Jane Linfoot; book your tickets here.
There will be also be a special screening at 6.30pm on Tuesday 6th December at Harrogate Everyman, followed by a Q&A with director Jane Linfoot; book your tickets here.