Riz Ahmed presents THE LONG LOCKDOWN


Whilst we’re working behind the scenes to bring you The Long Goodbye later this year, to encourage you to #StayAtHome, Riz is presenting The Long Lockdown online.

Riz says: “We want to encourage you to still stay at home . . . So we’re going to provide you with some entertainment with The Long Lockdown festival.”


Monday 23 March
Live watch party with Riz Ahmed, Kayvan Novak and Nigel Lindsay

It’s almost 10 years since Four Lions was released – tune into the live stream party.


Wednesday 25 March
The Breakup (Shikwa) Video Drop – viewer discretion advised


Friday 27 March
Live discussion with Riz, Guz Khan and Hasan Minhaj


Wednesday 1 April
Making a home in no man’s land
A discussion with writers Rupi Kaur, Nikesh Shukla and Fatima Bhutto



Friday 3 April
“Art and our moment” – beyond The Long Goodbye
A discussion with Riz Ahmed and critic and journalist Bilal Qureshi
6pm GMT / 1pm EST / 10am PST


Check Riz’s social media channels for more information.

The Long Goodbye is commissioned by Manchester International Festival and Brooklyn Academy of Music, and produced by Manchester International Festival. New dates will be announced as soon as details are confirmed.

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