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…

You have to let her go: SWEET DREAMS (Fai Bei Sogni)

Sweet Dreams is the first movie directed by Marco Bellocchio not based on a director’s script. This is the real story of Italian journalist Massimo Gramellini and it’s adapted from Gramellini’s 2012 novel Sweet Dreams, Little One. On screen outstanding actor Valerio Mastandrea is Massimo, while another great Italian actor, Guido Caprino ( Medici: Masters…