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BFI London Film Festival 2014

248 features. 74 countries. 15 cinemas. 12 days.
One Festival.

5-16 October 2016

Festival news

International filmmakers and stars come out for the 60th BFI London Film Festival

Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Sigourney Weaver and Liam Neeson among newly announced guests for Headline Galas.

International filmmakers and stars come out for the 60th BFI London Film Festival

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Next up in our series of recommendations posts come some personal picks from Edward Lawrenson, programme advisor on the Debate strand, who offers some tips for films that are sure to get the discussion going as you leave the cinema. No brain switch-offs here…

Aquarius (2016)

Aquarius (2016)

We’ve also dished out more info on who’s going to coming to town during the festival, with the likes of Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Sigourney Weaver and Liam Neeson all newly announced. Read the full rundown here: International filmmakers and stars come out for the 60th BFI London Film Festival

The latest in our series of LFF recommendation pieces is now live. In this ‘Three to see’, Sonic strand programmer Stuart Brown picks out some films for the musically minded… which include a brace of spectacular IMAX events and one of the year’s buzziest titles from Cannes: Andrea Arnold’s freewheeling road movie American Honey.

Three to see at LFF if you love... music

American Honey (2016)

American Honey (2016)

Also, ICYMI, there’s been some exciting additions to our Screen Talks programme + two new films added to the programme.

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Monday 26 September 2016

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