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
Features and reviews
Destruction and desire: Jeanne Moreau opens the floodgates in Tony Richardson’s Mademoiselle
Moreau’s erotically obsessed schoolteacher plays secret terrorist to a village community in the startling 1960s drama Mademoiselle, which is ripe for rediscovery in its new Blu-ray/DVD edition.
By Alex Ramon
5 things to watch this weekend – 23 to 25 October
By Samuel Wigley
Satire with tweezers: Alexander Mackendrick’s The Ladykillers
By Philip Kemp
Borat Subsequent Moviefilm is another dose of superbly executed chaos in America’s heartlands
By Leigh Singer
WolfWalkers redraws the bounds of old Ireland’s hunters and hunted
By Andrew Osmond
One Man and His Shoes is an alarming depiction of fashion and its victims
By Michael Atkinson
Ennio Morricone: An iconic career in 10 scores
By David Parkinson
Watch archive collections
The BFI National Archive has one of the largest film and TV collections in the world. Choose from over 11,000 films that cover all aspects of British life over the last 120 years.Explore the archive
Sign up to BFI news emails
Get the latest UK-wide updates, including screenings in your area.
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.