London Film Festival

10 independent gems from the BFI London Film Festival 2021

By Katie Goh

A selection of our favourite under-the-radar highlights from this year’s LFF to add to your viewing calendar.

The Harder They Fall – first-look review

By Cheyenne Bunsie

Jeymes Samuel’s star-studded revenge western boldly reframes cowboy mythology for a modern audience.

The 2021 BFI London Film Festival line-up has been announced

By Adam Woodward

This year’s LFF programme comprises 39 per cent female and 40 per cent ethnically diverse directors/creators.

The Harder They Fall to open the 65th BFI London Film Festival

By Adam Woodward

Jeymes Samuel’s outlaw western will receive its world premiere at the festival in October.

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.

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.

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.

63rd BFI London Film Festival line-up brings female directors to the fore

By David Jenkins

Céline Sciamma, Marielle Heller and Athina Rachel Tsangari are all heading to the capital this October.

Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman to close the 63rd BFI London Film Festival

By Adam Woodward

The director’s upcoming crime drama is set for its international premiere on 13 October.

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