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London Road

Daring, startling and wholly original musical adapted from Alecky Blythe and Adam Cork’s play.

Catch Me Daddy

Two young lovers are forced on the run through nocturnal Yorkshire.

Fidelio: Alice’s Journey

The sexual liberation of Alice, a ship’s engineer.

BFI London Film Festival 2014

240 films. From 72 countries. 16 cinemas. 12 days. One Festival.

7-18 October 2015

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  • Brooklyn
    Oct 13, 2015 2:15 PM
    Odeon Leicester Square
  • Evolution
    Oct 13, 2015 2:45 PM
    Vue West End Cinema, Screen 7
  • Very Big Shot
    Oct 13, 2015 3:15 PM
    Vue West End Cinema, Screen 5
  • Taklub
    Oct 13, 2015 6:15 PM
    ICA Cinema, Screen 1
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Festival live blog

Room - an early awards season contender?

Lenny Abrahamson’s Room is one of the most talked about films at this year’s festival. It arrived at the LFF fresh from winning the prestigious audience award at the Toronto International Film Festival. With previous winners including 12 Years a Slave, The King’s Speech and Slumdog Millionaire, the prize is regarded as a key early indicator of Oscar success. 

Festival audiences have a final chance to catch the film tonight. To whet your appetite, here are some highlights from a post-screening Q&A with Abrahamson, writer Emma Donoghue, and star Brie Larson. Please note, the conversation references major plot points that some may consider spoilers.


The Lady in the Van first reactions

The Lady in the Van (2015)

The Lady in the Van (2015)

This evening’s main event is the Centrepiece Gala screening of The Lady in the Van. The film screened to press and industry delegates this morning, and the Twitter response suggests that director Nicholas Hytner (The Madness of King George, The History Boys) has another crowd-pleasing hit on his hands.


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Saoirse Ronan, director John Crowley and screenwriter Nick Hornby talk about the romance in their adaptation of Colm Toibin’s best-selling novel.

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Film of the week: By Our Selves

Toby Jones, Andrew Kötting (as a straw bear) and their merry men revive the wanderings and wonderings of Northamptonshire peasant poet John Clare, writes David Jays.
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