Anwar Boulifa’s first film ‘A Short Guide to Re-Entry’ won both the Bill Douglas Award and the International Audience Award at the 2016 Glasgow Short Film Festival. It played at numerous international festivals and was long-listed for a BIFA Award. His next short ‘Templates’ was made with Film London as part of its London Calling initiative. He was selected for the Cannes Cinefondation Residency, Paris. He has a Producer credit on the documentary ‘Things We Won’t Say About Race That Are True’, which won a Grierson Award. He has been selected for the talent labs at Edinburgh International Film Festival and Toronto International Film Festival. His poetry has been published in literary journals.