The British Independent Film Awards (BIFA) 2022 announce a long list of international independent films including ‘Close’, ‘Decision to Leave’, ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’


The British Independent Film Awards (BIFA) today announced the long list of Best International Independent Film sponsored by Champagne Taittinger and includes Lukas Dhont’s film closePark Chan-Wook’s Decision to leaveThe Daniels Everything everywhere all at once and Joachim Treves The worst person in the world. Nominations will be announced on November 3. The winners will be announced at the 25th annual BIFA ceremony on Sunday, December 4.

You can read the long list for the documentary feature here.

17 films are in the running for the best international independent film sponsored by Champagne Taittinger and between them have already amassed a series of top prizes from this year’s major international festivals. Three of this year’s international titles come from the United States, two from South Korea, one from China, one from Iran, one from South America and the other nine from Europe.

Here is the long list of the best international independent film.

ALCARRAS

Carla Simón, Maria Zamora, Stefan Schmitz, Tono Folguera, Sergi Moreno

ALL BEAUTY AND BLOOD

Laura Poitras, Howard Gertler, Nan Goldin, Yoni Golijov, John S. Lyons

ARGENTINA, 1985

Santiago Mitre, Mariano Llinás, Axel Kuschevatzky, Federico Posternak, Agustina Llambi Campbell, Ricardo Darín, Santiago Carabante, Chino Darín, Victoria Alonso

BROKER

Kore-eda Hirokazu, Lee Eugene

CLOSE

Lukas Dhont, Angelo Tijssens, Michiel Dhont, Dirk Impens

DECISION TO LEAVE

Park Chan-Wook, Chung Seo-Kyung

EVERYWHERE AT THE SAME TIME

Daniel Kwan & Daniel Scheinert, Jonathan Wang, Joe Russo, Anthony Russo, Mike Larocca

FULL TIME

Eric Gravel, Raphaëlle Delauche, Nicolas Sanfaute

TAKE THE ROAD

Panah Panahi, Mastaneh Mohajer

THE MIF

Fred Baillif, Veronique Vergari, Agnes Boutruche

MORE THAN EVER

Emily Atef, Lars Hubrich, Xenia Maingot

MOURINE

Antoneta Alamat Kusijanovic, Danijel Pek, Rodrigo Teixeira

NAVALNY

Daniel Roher, Odessa Rae, Diane Becker, Melanie Miller, Shane Boris

PLAYGROUND

Laura Wandel, Stephane Lhoest

BACK TO DUST

Li Ruijun, Qin Hong, Zhang Min, Li Yan

THE QUIET GIRL

Colm Bairead, Cleona Ni Chrualaoi

THE WORST PERSON IN THE WORLD

Joachim Trèves, Eskil Vogt, Andrea Berentsen Ottmar, Thomas Robsahm