65th BFI London Film Festival: Jane Campion’s The Power of the Dog announced as 2021 American Express Gala

The 65th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express is delighted to announce that this year’s American Express Headline Gala will be The Power of the Dog, directed by Oscar and Palme d’Or winning filmmaker Jane Campion. The film will receive its UK premiere on Monday 11 October with Campion expected to attend along with key cast.  Based on…

65th BFI LONDON FILM FESTIVAL: Joel Coen’s The Tragedy of Macbeth to close 2021 London Film Festival

The 65th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express is delighted to announce that this year’s closing night gala will be The Tragedy of Macbeth, written and directed by acclaimed filmmaker Joel Coen. The film will receive its European premiere on Sunday 17 October with Joel Coen expected to attend. Written and directed by Joel Coen…

65th BFI LONDON FILM FESTIVAL: Opening Night Gala Announced

The 65th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express is delighted to announce that this year’s opening night gala will be Netflix’s The Harder They Fall, directed by Londoner Jeymes Samuel. The film will receive its world premiere on Wednesday 6 October at LFF gala venue the Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall, with Samuel expected to attend…

LFF: “Out of Blue”or a crime story about connections

Based on Martin Amis novel Night Train, this poignant mix of crime movie and drama is the new creation by surprising director Carol Morley whose passion for eerie stories and female characters already emerged with her previous The Falling.  Mike Hoolihan (Patricia Clarkson) is investigating on the mysterious death of an astrophysicist (Mamie Gummer). Her research will soon try to get…

62nd BFI LFF: Lenny Abrahamson announced as Jury President, and another first: the public will be invited to the award presentation at a special screening of the winning film.

The 62nd BFI London Film Festival just announced the ten contenders for the Official Competition: Birds of Passage (Pájaros de verano) by Cristina Gallego and Ciro Guerra Destroyer by Karyn Kusama Happy as Lazzaro (Lazzaro felice) by Alice Rohrwacher Happy New Year, Colin Burstead. by Ben Wheatley In Fabric by Peter Strickland Joy by Sudabeh…

The 61st BFI LFF programme now revealed

The 61st BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express® today announces its full programme, featuring a diverse selection of 242 feature films from both established and emerging talent. GALAS   OPENING & CLOSING NIGHT GALAS As previously announced  https://www.facebook.com/plugins/post.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fdriveinmagazine%2Fposts%2F662783893926217&width=500” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener”>on our Facebook page here, the Festival opens with the European Premiere of BREATHE, the…