British Independent Film Awards: Aleem Khan’s ‘After Love’ Rules With 6 Wins, Including Best Film

British Independent Film Awards: Aleem Khan’s ‘After Love’ Rules With 6 Wins, Including Best Film

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12/6/2021 1:09:00 AM

British Independent Film Awards: Aleem Khan’s ‘After Love’ Rules With 6 Wins, Including Best Film

'Ali & Ava,' 'Boiling Point' and 'Flee' were also among the winners at the in-person event in London.

After Lovewas the standout performer at this year’s British Independent Film Awards.The film — about a widowed Muslim convert who uncovers the secret life led by her late husband — landed six awards at Sunday night’s ceremony, including the top honor of best British independent film.

After Lovealso won best director, best debut director and best screenplay for Khan; best actress for Joanna Scanlan; and best supporting actor for Talid Ariss.People Just Do Nothingco-creator and star Asim Chaudhry hosted the festivities, which saw the BIFAs return to an in-person event at their traditional home of Old Billingsgate in London. The pandemic saw BIFA livestream the 2020 awards in February this year.

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