BFI London Film Festival 2020
The 64th London Film Festival ran from 7 to 18 October 2020. Catch up on festival talks and events online.Explore the festival
Play for Today at 50
Marking the 50th anniversary of Play for Today at BFI Southbank, on BFI Blu-ray, online and broadcast collaboration.Explore the season
Features and reviews
His House gives a displaced couple no happy home
Remi Weekes’s canny first feature finds fresh terrors for two South Sudanese refugees in the back rooms beyond British social realism.
By Kim Newman
“The political will is still not there”: Ken Fero on his potent police brutality documentary Ultraviolence
By Flora Spencer Grant
Pixie pits gangster priests against a wily woman in the Wild West of Ireland
By Thomas Flew
New season of British film premieres coming to BBC Two in partnership with the BFI and BBC FilmNew season of British film premieres coming to BBC Two in partnership with the BFI and BBC Film
“I like cinema that cracks open your sense of the world”: Remi Weekes on His House
By Leila Latif
Ghost Strata continues Ben Rivers’ cinematic archaeology
By Giovanni Marchini Camia
Why Pixar’s Soul is a watershed moment for black animation
By Whelan Barzey
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Main image caption: still from Hirokazu Koreeda’s film Shoplifters ©2018 Fuji Television Network, Gaga Corporation, AOI Pro. Inc. Supported by BFI FAN and the BFI Audience Fund, Shoplifters was one of 2018’s highest-grossing foreign language films.