In-depth interviews with the talent featured in this year’s Festival, and the programmers who selected their films.
Director Stephen Gyllenhaal talks about his new political comedy Grassroots, showing in the Laugh strand of the BFI London Film Festival.
The job of selecting the best of the year’s French cinema for the LFF falls to Jonathan Romney. Here he explains why 2012 is the year of punk.
Director Bence Fliegauf introduces his disturbing real-life thriller Just the Wind, part of the Dare strand at this year’s BFI London Film Festival.
The Zarafa co-directors talk festivals, the first French giraffe, and their new animated adventure film.
Bollywood director Prakash Jha explains the turbulent socio-political backdrop to his film Chakravyuh, the Festival’s Thrill Gala.
Maria Delgado picks out some trends and highlights from her selection of Spanish and Spanish-American films for this year’s BFI London Film Festival.