The Imitation Game will open the festival The Imitation Game will open the festival

The full programme for the 58th edition of the festival has been announced. It opened on October 8 with The Imitation Game and closed on October 19 with Fury.

This year's festival will feature 16 world premieres, nine international premieres, 38 European premieres and 19 archive films including two restoration world premieres. The Best Film Award will again be handed out in Official Competition, the Sutherland Award in the First Feature Competition and the Grierson Award in Documentary Competition. There is also an award for Best British Newcomer.

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Song From The Forest
Song From The Forest
Documentary about an American musicologist’s life among the Bayaka pygmies.
The Tales Of Hoffmann
The Tales Of Hoffmann
A poet recalls three doomed romances.
Far From The Madding Crowd
Far From The Madding Crowd
In 19th century Wessex, a young woman inherits a farm and attracts the attention of three contrasting suitors.
Letters To Max
Letters To Max
The story of the contested state of Abkhazia told though an exchange of letters between the filmmaker and its Minister of Foreign Affairs.
White Bird In A Blizzard
White Bird In A Blizzard
A teenager's life is thrown into turmoil when her mother disappears.
French Riviera
French Riviera
Nice, 1976, Following the failure of her marriage, Agnès Le Roux returns from Africa to her mother Renée, owner of the Casino Le Palais de la Méditerranée and falls in love with Renée's confidant, Maurice Agnelet.
'71
'71
A young British soldier is accidentally left behind by his unit on the deadly streets of Belfast in 1971.
Spring
Spring
A grieving man falls for a woman with a dark secret.
Exit
Exit
A woman struggling to cope with middle age makes an unexpected connection with an injured man.
Jauja
Jauja
A dad and daughter's odyssey into a desert.
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London Film Festival Features

Girl power hits the streets of Paris
Céline Sciamma on sex, desire and friendship.
Two's company
Paul Eenhoorn and Earl Lynn Nelson talk about bonding and battling the elements for road trip comedy Land Ho!
Something blue, part 2
Mathieu Amalric on the dark side of The Blue Room.
Accept no imitations
Benedict Cumberbatch on playing the WWII cryptologist Alan Turing.
In fashion with Pasolini
Abel Ferrara and Willem Dafoe on clothes, movies and murder.
Something blue, part 1
Mathieu Amalric on shoes, bees and The Blue Room.
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