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Sam Mendes’ Empire of Light announced as American Express Gala Film at the 66th BFI London Film Festival

Writer and director Mendes to attend with key cast including Olivia Colman, Micheal Ward, Colin Firth, Toby Jones, Tanya Moodie, Tom Brooke and Crystal Clarke, with more to be confirmed.

Sam Mendes’ Empire of Light announced as American Express Gala Film at the 66th BFI London Film Festival
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New BFI 4K UHD and Blu-rays announced for October to December 2022

New BFI 4K UHD and Blu-rays announced for October to December 2022
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New BFI and CHANEL Filmmaker Awards to celebrate creative audacity

New BFI and CHANEL Filmmaker Awards to celebrate creative audacity
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European premiere of Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery to close 66th BFI London Film Festival

European premiere of Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery to close 66th BFI London Film Festival
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Applications now open for the BFI London Film Festival 2022 critics mentorship programme

Applications now open for the BFI London Film Festival 2022 critics mentorship programme
Obituaries

Bernard Cribbins obituary: The Railway Children star and voice of The Wombles

By David Parkinson

Bernard Cribbins obituary: The Railway Children star and voice of The Wombles
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James Bond at 60 weekend at BFI Southbank and BFI IMAX

James Bond at 60 weekend at BFI Southbank and BFI IMAX
Obituaries

Bob Rafelson obituary: Five Easy Pieces director who led the New Hollywood charge

By Michael Atkinson

Bob Rafelson obituary: Five Easy Pieces director who led the New Hollywood charge
Obituaries

David Warner obituary: prolific British character actor known for hissable villains

By David Parkinson

David Warner obituary: prolific British character actor known for hissable villains
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Sight and Sound: the September 2022 issue

Sight and Sound: the September 2022 issue
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Announcing the programme for BFI Southbank and BFI IMAX, 1 September to 4 October

Announcing the programme for BFI Southbank and BFI IMAX, 1 September to 4 October
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Economic review undertaken by the BFI reveals critical pressures for UK independent film

Economic review undertaken by the BFI reveals critical pressures for UK independent film
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New virtual reality experience places viewers inside the 1947 partition of India and Pakistan

New virtual reality experience places viewers inside the 1947 partition of India and Pakistan
Obituaries

James Caan obituary: The Godfather and Thief star with a real feeling for the underworld

By David Thomson

James Caan obituary: The Godfather and Thief star with a real feeling for the underworld
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Approaching Shadows and a game-changing, people-centred model for film production

By Clare Baines

Approaching Shadows and a game-changing, people-centred model for film production
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All about StoryTrails, a new immersive storytelling project drawing inspiration from the UK’s moving image archive

All about StoryTrails, a new immersive storytelling project drawing inspiration from the UK’s moving image archive
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World premiere of Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical to open 66th BFI London Film Festival

World premiere of Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical to open 66th BFI London Film Festival
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BFI Skills Review published for film and high-end television

BFI Skills Review published for film and high-end television
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Announcing BFI Film on Film Festival, a new festival dedicated to celebrating the art of film and film projection

Announcing BFI Film on Film Festival, a new festival dedicated to celebrating the art of film and film projection
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66th BFI London Film Festival announces UK-wide and London venues and programme structure

66th BFI London Film Festival announces UK-wide and London venues and programme structure
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Significant gap in careers advice presents major block for new entrants to screen industries, finds new research

Significant gap in careers advice presents major block for new entrants to screen industries, finds new research
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BFI and DCMS annnounce latest UK Global Screen Fund awards and continuing support for UK companies

BFI and DCMS annnounce latest UK Global Screen Fund awards and continuing support for UK companies
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Announcing August 2022 at BFI Southbank: Reggae on Film, Kinuyo Tanaka, Satyajit Ray and more

Announcing August 2022 at BFI Southbank: Reggae on Film, Kinuyo Tanaka, Satyajit Ray and more
Obituaries

Jean-Louis Trintignant obituary: masterful French actor who brought a shy but sexy masculinity to the screen

By Ginette Vincendeau

Jean-Louis Trintignant obituary: masterful French actor who brought a shy but sexy masculinity to the screen
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James Bond producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli honoured with BFI Fellowships

James Bond producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli honoured with BFI Fellowships
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BFI invests over £1 million in 15 new animation projects and champions immersive storytelling

BFI invests over £1 million in 15 new animation projects and champions immersive storytelling
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The UK’s biggest screen, BFI IMAX, to be operated by the BFI

The UK’s biggest screen, BFI IMAX, to be operated by the BFI
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Clare Baines appointed as our new disability equality lead

Clare Baines appointed as our new disability equality lead
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Sight and Sound: the Summer 2022 issue

Sight and Sound: the Summer 2022 issue
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