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.
By Anton Bitel
Personal recommendations to seek out during the upcoming edition of the UK’s biggest film event.
Stumped on what to book for this year’s festival? LWLies are on hand to help out.
Big names, hidden gems and arthouse favourites head to the capital this October.
The festival’s 62nd edition kicks off with the international premiere of the British director’s fourth feature.
New films that deal with the relationship between men and women in interesting ways.
Paddy Considine’s second feature as director is powered by a clutch of big, bold and unabashedly emotional performances.
By Anton Bitel
The players behind this year’s festival offer their personal viewing recommendations.
Films made by women make up a quarter of this year’s bumper programme.