This selection of films comes from around the country, reflects a broad range of stories and themes, and explores a variety of styles and genres. New films from Scotland play a vital part in our selection, and young creative voices are balanced with established filmmakers. Actors on show include Tilda Swinton, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Maxine Peake, Suki Waterhouse, Brian Cox, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Poppy Delevingne, Kate Beckinsale, Tom Burke, Greta Bellamacina, Honor Swinton Byrne and Lily James.

Our gala screenings also feature outstanding British talent, see: Boyz in the Wood, Mrs Lowry & Son and Balance, Not Symmetry.

Films in consideration for the prestigious Michael Powell Award will be selected from the Best of British and Gala sections.


View all films in the Best of British strand here.