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 will open on October 8 with The Imitation Game and close 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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A Second Chance
A Second Chance
How far are decent people willing to go, when tragedy blurs the line between just and unjust?
Serena
Serena
Melodrama about a logging magnate who discovers his wife can't have children.
Fury
Fury
A battle-hardened sergeant takes a crew on a deadly mission in the last days of the Second World War.
The Keeping Room
The Keeping Room
On the American frontier a young woman is forced to go to any means to defend her kin from the ravages of the barbaric outside world.
National Gallery
National Gallery
A documentary exploring the National Gallery in London.
Foxcatcher
Foxcatcher
The story of wrestling stars Mark and Dave Schultz and their poisonous relationship with John du Pont.
Rosewater
Rosewater
The story of Maziar Bahari, the journalist who was detained for 188 days in Iran.
The Battles of Coronel And Falkland Islands
The Battles of Coronel And Falkland Islands
Silent-era econstruction of two decisive naval battles from the First World War.
Citizenfour
Citizenfour
Documentary about Edward Snowden
It Follows
It Follows
A teenager finds herself having strange visions and becomes convinced that something dangerous is following her.
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London Film Festival Features

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.
London Film Festival announces full line-up
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