George Clooney and Jane Campion among talents added to LFF line-up

The 65th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express has announced that the international premiere of George Clooney’s much-anticipated The Tender Bar has been added to the 2021 programme. Starring Ben Affleck, Tye Sheridan and Lily Rabe, the film will premiere at the Southbank Centre in Royal Festival Hall with Clooney expected to … Read more

BFI London Film Festival unveils 2021 programme

Pablo Larrain’s Spencer, Maggie Gyllenhaal’s The Lost Daughter and Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch are among the 159 features that will play the 65th BFI London Film Festival (LFF, October 6-17), which will also screen the first two episodes of the third season of HBO’s Succession, making it the European premiere of the anticipated series. … Read more

Joel Coen’s The Tragedy of Macbeth to close 65th BFI London Film Festival

The 65th BFI London Film Festival (LFF), in partnership with American Express, has announced that this year’s closing night gala will be The Tragedy of Macbeth, written and directed by acclaimed filmmaker Joel Coen, and from Apple Original Films and A24. The film will receive its European premiere on Sunday 17 October at LFF Gala venue the Southbank … Read more

BFI announces major celebration of award-winning writer/director Mike Leigh this Autumn

The BFI has announced a major UK-wide celebration of the career of multi-award winning writer/director Mike Leigh, one of Britain’s most internationally recognised and critically acclaimed filmmakers working today.  From Abigail’s Party (1977) and Naked (1993) to Secrets & Lies (1996) and Another Year (2010), Leigh’s films are a testament to the power of cinema, fusing comedy with tragedy and the personal with universal themes such … Read more

BFI London Film Festival announces dual London cultural hubs on the Southbank and in the West End

The 2021 edition sees a new partnership with the Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall, while UK-wide screenings return with venue partners across the country and virtual premieres return to BFI Player. The BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express has today announced a new structure for this year’s edition. Alongside flagship venue BFI Southbank, a … Read more

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