BUTE STREET
FILM & ARt
FESTIVAL

More Than Just a Festival

 

 

UP COMING EVENTs








 

The Well x NITRAM

The Well - A short animation following Trish and her "friends" down to a wishing well, where they get a terrifying reminder to be careful what you wish for. 

 

Nitram - Based on a true story. Nitram lives with his mother and father in suburban Australia in the Mid 1990s. He lives a life of isolation and frustration at never being able to fit in. That is until he unexpectedly finds a close friend in a reclusive heiress, Helen. However when that friendship meets its tragic end, and Nitram’s loneliness and anger grow, he begins a slow descent that leads to disaster. From acclaimed director Justin Kurzel (Macbeth, True History of the Kelly Gang) and featuring outstanding performances from the entire cast, this is a truly unmissable piece of cinema.
 

FINDING FELA

Finding Fela tells the story of Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s life, his music, his social and political importance. He created a new musical movement, Afrobeat, using that forum to express his revolutionary political opinions against the dictatorial Nigerian government of the 1970s and 1980s. His influence helped bring a change towards democracy in Nigeria and promoted Pan Africanist politics to the world.

Conte Anglais X Mahanagar (The Big City)

CONTE ANGLAIS - is a 16mm short film. Inspired by the work of French New Wave master Éric Rohmer, it is a story of love, Brexit and Anglo-French differences. 

 

Mahanagar (The Big City) - Arati, a middle-class woman from Kolkata, takes her first job because of increasing financial pressure. However, her husband slowly grows insecure about her growing success.

MOUSIE x FINDING Anne Frank

Mouise -Berlin 1936. Hitler will soon host the Olympics, and the streets are being “cleansed” of Jews and Roma “Gypsies”. Inside a dying Weimar Kabarett club, seven-year-old Roma Helene (Sasha Watson-Lobo) hides in a wardrobe, concealed by tap-dancer Katharina (CJ Johnson) who plans to escape the poison of Nazism and take Helene to America - where everyone is welcome, no matter the colour of their skin. But Helene won’t rest. Sneaking about unseen, the little mouse sees everything, but greater jeopardy. Only the child’s ingenuity and talent will save her now...

Finding Anne Frank -The animated film follows the journey of Kitty, the imaginary friend to whom Anne Frank dedicated her diary. A fiery teenager, Kitty wakes up in the near future in Anne Frank's house in Amsterdam and embarks on a journey to find Anne, who she believes is still alive, in today's Europe. While the young girl is shocked by the modern world, she also comes across Anne's legacy.

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#WHO
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AbouT

Bute Street
Art festival

We are Bute Street and we want to put our home town on the map!

 

My name is Benjamin Cyrus- Clark and I am the Director of Bute Street Art Festival. Like many creatives in Luton, I have a strong belief in our creative and cultural crowd.

Bute Street was founded to create a platform to recognise and award local and international talents from the Film, Art and Musical backgrounds.  


Across the year we also work with the British Film Institute to host educational Film based workshops.   

 

 

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ADDRESS

Hat Factory Arts Centre

EMAIL

info@butestreetfilmfestival.com

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