Emory Cohen and Saoirse Ronan in Brooklyn Emory Cohen and Saoirse Ronan in Brooklyn

The 59th edition of the festival will open with the European premiere of Suffragette and close with the European premiere of Steve Jobs.

Additional headline galas include Brooklyn, Carol and Trumbo. The festival will run from October 7 to 18.

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The Wave
The Wave
Seismic rumblings in the Norwegian fjords threaten to start a chain reaction that will destroy the local area.
Men And Chicken
Men And Chicken
Black comedy about a pair of brothers who discover a dark family secret.
The Hard Stop
The Hard Stop
Documentary about the death of Mark Duggan and the difficulty of finding work for young black men in Tottenham
Our Little Sister
Our Little Sister
Three sisters take their 15-year-old half sister into their home and hearts.
Arabian Nights
Arabian Nights
Stories based on the 1001 Nights but transplanted to the present day. The film is split into three parts.
The Wait
The Wait
A mother unexpectedly meets her son's fiancée at a villa in Sicily and gets to know her as she waits for her son to arrive.
Ixcanul
Ixcanul
Story of a teenage girl living in the foothills of a volcano, who faces an arranged marriage but is won over by the charms of a plantation worker.
Embrace Of The Serpent
Embrace Of The Serpent
The story of the relationship between an Amazonian shaman and two scientists who, decades apart, search the Amazon for a sacred healing plant.
High-Rise
High-Rise
Class war breaks out in a tower block.
Valley Of Love
Valley Of Love
Two estranged parents are brought together by a request from their son who committed suicide.
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London Film Festival Features

The last waltz
Thomas Bidegain on the dynamics in Les Cowboys and more.
Waltzing with the West
Thomas Bidegain on Les Cowboys.
Keeping score
Grégoire Hetzel on his compositions for Mathieu Amalric and Arnaud Desplechin.
When the signs and the stories are gone
László Nemes on organisation and chaos in Son Of Saul.
Still breathing
László Nemes on Auschwitz, language, religion and Son Of Saul.
Learning from history
Aferim! director Radu Jude on language, prejudice and seeing the past in the present.
For the love of birds
Jay Roach on Trumbo and the cockatiel famous for Spartacus.
Memories of Ingrid
Stig Björkman and Pia Lindström on family, dogs, home movies and Ingrid Bergman.
Picturing Ingrid
Stig Björkman and Stina Gardell on Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words
On and off the Trumbo red carpet
We chat to Bryan Cranston, Helen Mirren, Niki Trumbo, Mitzi Trumbo and producer Kevin Kelly Brown.
Before the committee
Diane Lane and Michael Stuhlbarg on Trumbo
Beefing up reality
Gabriel Mascaro on the mixture of the surreal and the actual in Neon Bull.
A personal view
More from Arnaud Desplechin about My Golden Days.
Golden boy
Arnaud Desplechin on My Golden Days (Trois Souvenirs De Ma Jeunesse).
All she surveys
Alex Ross Perry and Elisabeth Moss on women, laughter, food, insanity and Queen Of Earth
Keitel - a man for all seasons
Youth star Harvey on Sorrentino, Campion and Scorsese.
The real world of Vincent Lindon
Cannes best actor on career and causes.
Caine candid in Cannes
Youth star talks age and virility with Jane Fonda, Paolo Sorrentino, Paul Dano, Harvey Keitel and Rachel Weisz.
Blanchett reveals naked truth
Cate and Carol co-star Rooney Mara on why nudity holds no fears.
Mountain views, part 2
Laura Bispuri and Alba Rohrwacher on creating characters and transformation.
Fatherland
David Evans and Philippe Sands on My Nazi Legacy.
Mountain views, part 1
Laura Bispuri and Alba Rohrwacher on gender roles and Sworn Virgin.
Virgin territory
Flonja Kodheli on Sworn Virgin and life in regions of Albania.
The contender, part 2
Stevan Riley on the demons that shaped Marlon Brando.
The contender, part 1
Stevan Riley on Listen To Me Marlon and uncovering the real Mr Brando.
Keeping score
Composers Danny Bensi and Saunder Jurriaans talk about their work on films including Enemy, Nasty Baby, The Wolfpack and Last Days In The Desert.

London Film Festival News

Chevalier rides off with best film in London
Other winners include The Witch and Sherpa
London Film Festival adds titles
Venice winner joins line-up.
London announces line-up
Galas include Brooklyn and Trumbo.
Cate Blanchett to receive BFI Fellowship
Truth announced as Fellowship Special Presentation
London Film Festival announces short film award
12 films will be selected for inaugural competition.
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