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…

A faccia a faccia con Marco Bellocchio – 63rd BFI London Film Festival

Abbiamo incontrato Marco Bellocchio, a Londra, lo stesso giorno in cui a New York scroscianti applausi venivano regalati al termine della proiezione de Il Traditore annunciandone una distribuzione in 60 sale. Nel frattempo, anche nelle sale del London Film Festival 2019, la pellicola strappava consensi straordinari. Poco dopo, però, il mondo si è ritrovato in…

London Film Festival Afternoon Tea: incontro con Pietro Marcello

Un uomo che pensa di potersi riscattare grazie alla scrittura e all’amore; ma che finisce per inabissarsi nelle proprie illusioni in una strada senza via d’uscita. Il Martin Eden di Jack London è una storia che parla dell’uomo come individuo, un dramma sulla fame di conoscenza che porta l’animo umano alla disperazione. Nella sua rivisitazione…

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…