Amrou Al-Kadhi’s queer love story ‘Layla’ wraps UK shoot for Film4, BFI; first-look revealed

14 December 2022

Layla, the debut feature of 2018 Screen Star of Tomorrow Amrou Al-Kadhi, about the romance between a struggling British-Palestinian drag performer and a successful white gay man, wraps this week after a six-week shoot in east London. 

The film is backed by Film4 and the BFI and is produced by UK producer Savannah James-Bayly of Fox Cub Films. WME Independent is handling North America and will oversee a potential global sale, with Luc Roeg’s Independent Entertainment on board as international sales agent handling individual territory sales. 

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