The 57th BFI London Film Festival programme launch

Festival Director Clare Stewart unveils the programme for the 57th BFI London Film Festival, in partnership with American Express®.


The Festival opens on 9 October 2013 with the European premiere of Paul Greengrass’s new thriller, Captain Phillips. Greengrass attended the launch event alongside other British directors with films in the Festival, including Anthony Wilcox (Hello Carter), Destiny Ekaragha (Gone Too Far!), Bruce Goodison (Leave to Remain) and Adam Wimpenny (Blackwood).

The Festival will screen a total of 234 features and 124 short films from around the world.

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