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How filmmakers are highlighting racial discrimination in the criminal justice system

By Flora Spencer Grant

At the 64th BFI London Film Festival, three films provided a timely addition to discourse ignited by the Black Lives Matter movement.

After Love – first-look review

By Leila Latif

Joanna Scanlan plays a Muslim convert who discovers a secret about her husband in Aleem Khan’s moving drama.

Soul – first-look review

By Hannah Woodhead

Jamie Foxx is a jazz musician reckoning with the afterlife in Pixar’s best film in quite some time.

Documentaries to discover at the BFI London Film Festival 2020

By Matt Turner

Eight non-fiction features that are well worth seeking out at this year’s LFF.

Tricia Tuttle on what to expect from the 64th BFI London Film Festival

By Adam Woodward

The Festival Director speak about putting together the most accessible, expansive LFF programme yet.

The 2020 BFI London Film Festival line-up has been announced

By David Jenkins

This year’s scaled-back celebration mixes world cinema gems with something a little different.

Francis Lee’s Ammonite to close the 64th BFI London Film Festival

By Lillian Crawford

The British writer/director’s lesbian romance will cap off this year’s LFF on 17 October.

Steve McQueen’s Mangrove to open the 64th BFI London Film Festival

By Lillian Crawford

The first of five films from the director’s Small Axe anthology will screen for free to audiences across the UK.

BFI London Film Festival announces virtual 2020 edition

By Charles Bramesco

This year’s LFF will offer online screenings, free screen talks and more, widening access across the UK.

The next major film festival is coming to your living room

By Charles Bramesco

We Are One collects over 100 submissions from Berlin, Cannes and BFI London Film Festival.

Why it’s time to revisit this landmark British LGBT+ drama

By Katie Goh

Ron Peck’s Nighthawks survives as much more than a historical document of gay life in a bygone era.

A new relief fund will provide aid to the UK’s film and TV industries

By Charles Bramesco

Netflix has already pledged £1 million in a joint venture with BFI and The Film and TV Charity.

Your quarantine guide to streaming video in the UK and US

By Charles Bramesco

Don’t let the encroaching pandemic prevent you from enriching yourself with the best of film and TV.

BFI Flare’s 2020 programme focuses on politics, resistance and rebellion

By Romelly Eavis

The UK’s premier LGBTIQ+ film festival returns with over 50 features, 85 shorts and a wide range of special events.

South Korea’s female filmmakers are finally making their voices heard

By Darren Carver-Balsiger

At the 63rd BFI London Film Festival, five films directed by women signalled a new chapter for Korean cinema.

How do you decide what to watch at a film festival?

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Sprawling programmes and a focus on new talent makes buying tickets a tough task. But it need not be.

Programmers Picks from the 2019 BFI London Film Festival

By Anton Bitel

Away from the showpiece gala screenings, these are the films worth seeking out at this year’s LFF.

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