Rocks romps home at British independent film awards

Teen drama wins big as His House takes awards for actress and director while Anthony Hopkins is honoured for The FatherThe much-praised London-set teen drama Rocks has emerged as the lead winner of the British independent film awards (Bifas), which were announced on Thursday in a virtual ceremony hosted by actor Tom Felton.Rocks, directed by Sarah Gavron and stars Bukky Bakray as a girl left to look after her brother when her mother abandons them, won five awards including best British independent film, best supporting actress for Kosar Ali, best supporting actor for D’Angelou Osei Kissiedu and best casting.

Ali also won the award for most promising newcomer.

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