Britain’s leading annual film event returns this October, screening 245 films of fiction and documentary, which includes 16 World Premieres, 9 International Premieres, 38 European Premieres and 19 Archive films, as well as 148 live action and animated shorts. With the festival fully-loaded with these features, there will also be career interviews with directors, cast and crew, Q&A sessions and more special events.
The festival will commence with Director Morten Tyldum’s European Premiere, a film featuring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley, a film based on Alan Turing, one of the world’s great pioneers in modern-day computing who solved the German Enigma code. By the end of the 12-day festival, the European Premiere of will take place, a feature by David Ayer of a World War II epic starring Brad Pitt.
The highlights to look out for this year’s festival includes the anticipated feature, with Steve Carrell, Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo in ‘Foxcatcher’ by Bennett Miller, about an unlikely story of a tragic relationship between an odd multimillionaire and two wrestlers, as well as the World Premiere of the film based on Vera Brittain’s World War I memoir, ‘Testament of Youth’ starring Alicia Vikander, Kit Harrington, Hayley Atwell, Emily Watson and Dominic West.
Alongside with the impressive list of films featuring in this year’s festival, screen talks and masterclasses events will be held as well, with talks presenting director Bennett Miller to discuss his renowned career and his award as Best Director at the Cannes FIlm Festival, and Production Designer Maria Djurkovic conducting masterclass on her design process from Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Billy Elliot, Mamma Mia!, and this year’s festival feature ‘The Imitation Game’.
will be presented from 8th until 19th October, in cinemas across London from West End cinemas to local cinemas including Ritzy Brixton and Rich Mix.
BFI London Film Festival
8th – 19th October
Ticket Booking Information:
In Person: BFI Southbank Office: 11.30 – 20.30
Last minute tickets are available to be purchased on the day about 30 minutes prior to the screening at Festival venues.