This year’s LFF will offer online screenings, free screen talks and more, widening access across the UK.
This slow-burn folk horror set in old, weird England marks the auspicious return of talented British director Thomas Clay.
Cosmo Jarvis shines in this portrait of flawed, inarticulate masculinity by first-time feature director Nathalie Biancheri.
By Jenna Mahale
Writer/director Sasie Sealy discusses the making of her “risky” debut feature, Lucky Grandma.
Sprawling programmes and a focus on new talent makes buying tickets a tough task. But it need not be.
By Anton Bitel
Away from the showpiece gala screenings, these are the films worth seeking out at this year’s LFF.
Céline Sciamma, Marielle Heller and Athina Rachel Tsangari are all heading to the capital this October.
The director’s upcoming crime drama is set for its international premiere on 13 October.
In Carmen and Lola, a young couple challenge the patriarchal and heteronormative attitudes of society.
A crop of complex and fascinating female characters were at the heart of this year’s LFF.
Filmmakers Isa Mazzei and Daniel Goldhaber discuss their provocative techno-thriller Cam.
In I Used to be Normal: A Boyband Fangirl Story, director Jessica Leski meets three generations of women with a common obsession.
Florence Pugh, Alexander Skarsgård and Michael Shannon star in this lurid, weird and impeccably designed new work from Park Chan-wook.
Marcus Lindeen’s documentary The Raft reunites the participants of a radical social study.
Ben Wheatley changes pace with this surprisingly wholesome family-based drama starring Neil Maskell.
A smalltown cop comes to terms with the death of his mother in Jim Cummings’ poignant study of grief.
Our pick of this year’s shorts programme, featuring rogue chickens and a shoegaze ode to Chantal Akerman.