There are plenty of things to do in London over the next month and BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express® is up there with the best of them. As Britain's leading film event and one of the world's oldest film festivals, it’s the best place to find the best British and international films that are being newly celebrated amongst an expanding audience, within London and UK.
The Festival is renowned for promoting the careers of British and international filmmakers through its industry and awards programmes; a vital stepping stone on their path to international success and a crucial date in the diary for any film fanatic!
The Festival will screen a total of 238 fiction and documentary features, including 16 World Premieres, 8 International Premieres, 40 European Premieres and 11 Archive films including 5 Restoration World Premieres. There will also be screenings of 182 live action and animated shorts. Plus a brilliant line-up of directors, cast and crew to give talks and answer questions throughout.
Taking place over 12 days, the Festival’s screenings are at venues across the capital, from the West End cinemas – Vue West End and the iconic Odeon Leicester Square; central London venues – BFI Southbank, BFI IMAX, Picturehouse Central, the ICA, Curzon Mayfair, Curzon Soho, Cineworld Haymarket and Ciné Lumière; and local cinemas – Ritzy Brixton, Hackney Picturehouse, Curzon Chelsea, Vue Islington and Rich Mix. Additional screenings and events will take place at Tate Modern. Audiences across the UK can enjoy the Festival via simultaneous screenings in their local cinemas.
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