Based on Carlos’ autobiography No Way Home, and starring Carlos himself, Yuli – The Carlos Acosta Story tells the story of Carlos’ upbringing in Cuba, through his time at the country’s National Dance School, to performing at London’s prestigious Royal Ballet. The film is directed by Iciar Bollain and written for the screen by Paul Laverty (I, Daniel Blake).

You can watch the trailer for the film below:

Yuli is available to watch online on BFI and other streaming platforms.