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From 7 to 18 October the BFI London Film Festival will be the first ever edition to be widely accessible wherever you are in the UK, with over 50 virtual premieres, free online events and cinema screenings across the land.

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10

Days

14

Hours

41

Mins

Feature film strands

Explore the 64th BFI London Film Festival programme.

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Short films

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LFF Expanded

Step into a new dimension of storytelling with LFF Expanded, our new strand of XR and Immersive art.

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News and highlights

Features

What to watch at LFF: Notturno, a vast Middle Eastern canvas from one of the world’s great documentary-makers

The new film from veteran documentarist Gianfranco Rosi (Fire at Sea) found him journeying to the Middle East to live among border communities in Iraq, Kurdistan, Syria and Lebanon. Adrian Wootton finds magic in the master’s patient, observational methods.

By Adrian Wootton

What to watch at LFF: Notturno, a vast Middle Eastern canvas from one of the world’s great documentary-makers
News

Pedro Almodóvar’s English-language debut The Human Voice added to BFI London Film Festival shorts programme

Pedro Almodóvar’s English-language debut The Human Voice added to BFI London Film Festival shorts programme
Features

What to watch at LFF: Mads Mikkelsen drinks and dances in Another Round

By Sarah Lutton

What to watch at LFF: Mads Mikkelsen drinks and dances in Another Round
News

Steve McQueen’s Lovers Rock to join the 64th BFI London Film Festival programme

Steve McQueen’s Lovers Rock to join the 64th BFI London Film Festival programme
News

Shortlist announced for this year’s IWC Schaffhausen Filmmaker Bursary Award

Shortlist announced for this year’s IWC Schaffhausen Filmmaker Bursary Award
Features

What to watch at LFF: New extreme cinema

By Paul Ridd

What to watch at LFF: New extreme cinema
News

Regina King’s directorial debut One Night in Miami to join 64th BFI London Film Festival

Regina King’s directorial debut One Night in Miami to join 64th BFI London Film Festival
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Programme updates

Additions, changes and corrections to the BFI London Film Festival 2020 programme.

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