This year’s LFF programme comprises 39 per cent female and 40 per cent ethnically diverse directors/creators.
Jeymes Samuel’s outlaw western will receive its world premiere at the festival in October.
At the 64th BFI London Film Festival, three films provided a timely addition to discourse ignited by the Black Lives Matter movement.
By Leila Latif
Joanna Scanlan plays a Muslim convert who discovers a secret about her husband in Aleem Khan’s moving drama.
By Leila Latif
A new documentary gives a voice to the silenced natives in Joseph Conrad’s colonialist novel.
Four icons of African American history meet in a Miami hotel in Regina King’s promising directorial debut.
Jamie Foxx is a jazz musician reckoning with the afterlife in Pixar’s best film in quite some time.
By Matt Turner
Eight non-fiction features that are well worth seeking out at this year’s LFF.
The Festival Director speak about putting together the most accessible, expansive LFF programme yet.
This year’s scaled-back celebration mixes world cinema gems with something a little different.
The British writer/director’s lesbian romance will cap off this year’s LFF on 17 October.
The first of five films from the director’s Small Axe anthology will screen for free to audiences across the UK.
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.