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BFI London Film Festival

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.

African Apocalypse and the painful legacy of ‘Heart of Darkness’

By Leila Latif

A new documentary gives a voice to the silenced natives in Joseph Conrad’s colonialist novel.

One Night in Miami – first-look review

By Flora Spencer Grant

Four icons of African American history meet in a Miami hotel in Regina King’s promising directorial debut.

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.

Fanny Lye Deliver’d – first look review

By David Jenkins

This slow-burn folk horror set in old, weird England marks the auspicious return of talented British director Thomas Clay.

Nocturnal – first look review

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Cosmo Jarvis shines in this portrait of flawed, inarticulate masculinity by first-time feature director Nathalie Biancheri.

A new film explores New York’s Chinatown through an unlikely heroine

By Jenna Mahale

Writer/director Sasie Sealy discusses the making of her “risky” debut feature, Lucky Grandma.

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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