“Rocks” claimed the highest prize at this yr’s British Unbiased Movie Awards (BIFA). Sarah Gavron’s coming-of-age drama was named Greatest British Unbiased Movie on the on-line ceremony.
Written by Theresa Ikoko and Claire Wilson, “Rocks” tells the story of Shola “Rocks” Omotoso (Bukky Bakray), a London teenager elevating her youthful brother (D’angelou Osei Kissiedu) solo when their mom abandons them. Terrified that their state of affairs shall be discovered and so they’ll be pressured to separate, Rocks is dependent upon the assistance and help of her pals to maintain her family going and keep one step forward of the authorities.
“Rocks” took residence a complete of 5 honors, together with Greatest Casting (Lucy Pardee).
Rose Glass scored the The Douglas Hickox Award (Debut Director) for “Saint Maud,” her psychological horror pic a couple of nurse decided to avoid wasting her dying affected person’s soul.
The Greatest Worldwide Movie Award went to “Nomadland,” Chloé Zhao’s drama a couple of girl in her 60s who strikes into her camper van and travels throughout the American West within the aftermath of the Nice Recession. Zhao lately made historical past as probably the most honored filmmaker in a single awards season.