London Film Festival 2014

Short film showcase Radio Live Transmission will also feature.

View other London Film Festival Films by strand: Cult, Dare, Debate, Documentary Competition, Experimenta, Family, First Feature Competition, Galas, Journey, Laugh, Love, Official competition, Thrill

Song From The Forest Song From The Forest
Song From The Forest and Time Is Illmatic
The 78 Project Movie (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Alex Steyermark; Writer: Alex Steyermark, Lavinia Jones Wright; Stars: John C. Reilly, John Doe, Coati Mundi, Holly Williams, Alex Steyermark, Lavinia Jones Wright, Gaby Moreno, Ben Vaughn, Ella Mae Bowen, Jaron Lanier, Tom Brosseau, Dawn Landes, Jeff Place, Percy Wiggins, Victoria Williams)
Folk music project, sees musicians from around the US lay down tracks on an antique recording device.
Austin To Boston (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Marcus Haney, James Marcus Haney; Writer: Marcus Haney)
A group of musicians - London's Communion - take a US road trip.
Eden (Country: France; Year: 2014; Director: Mia Hansen-Løve; Writer: Mia Hansen-Løve, Sven Hansen-Løve; Stars: Greta Gerwig, Brady Corbet, Golshifteh Farahani, Claire Tran, Arsinée Khanjian, Crystal Lonneberg, Laura Smet, Félix de Givry, Selcuk Demir, Vincent Lacoste, Pauline Etienne, Vincent Macaigne, Shirville Jarvis, Roman Kolinka, Matthias Van Khache, Reginald L. Wilson)
Paul is taking his first steps as a DJ in the world of French house music.
Flow (Ækte Vare) (Country: Denmark; Year: 2014; Director: Fenar Ahmad; Writer: Anders Ølholm; Stars: Kian Rosenberg Larsson, Ali Sivandi, Lirim Jusufi, Benny Jamz, Rasmus Hammerich, Marijana Jankovic, Frederik Christian Johansen, Maria Erwolter, Casper Sloth, Morten Ruben Sørensen, Hassan El Sayed, Mikkel Arendt, Hilal Anyabo, Sivas Torbati, Ediz Caliskan)
A chance at stardom beckons for a Danish kid who grew up on the poverty line.
Keep On Keepin On (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Alan Hicks; Writer: Davis Coombe, Alan Hicks; Stars: Bill Cosby, Quincy Jones, Herbie Hancock, Dianne Reeves, Clark Terry, Terri Lyne Carrington, Mulgrew Miller, Arturo Sandoval, Gwen Terry, Frank Kauflin, Justin Kauflin, Candy, Quincy Cavers, Phylis Kauflin)
Eighty-nine year old trumpeting legend Clark Terry has mentored jazz wonders like Miles Davis and Quincy Jones, but Terry’s most unlikely friendship is with Justin Kauflin, a 23-year-old blind piano player with uncanny talent, but debilitating nerves. As Justin prepares for the most pivotal moment in his budding career, Terry’s ailing health threatens to end his own.
Eden Eden
Eden and The 78 Project Movie
Song From The Forest (Country: Germany, US, Central African Republic; Year: 2013; Director: Michael Obert; Writer: Michael Obert)
Documentary about an American musicologist’s life among the Bayaka pygmies.
Time Is Illmatic (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: One9; Writer: Erik Parker; Stars: Nas, Cornel West, Swizz Beatz, Busta Rhymes, Alicia Keys, Olu Dara, Roxanne Shante, Jabari “Jungle” Jones, Marley Marl, MC Shan, DJ Prmeier, Large Professor, Wiz, MC Serch, Faith Newman, L.E.S., AZ, Q-Tip, Pete Rock, Henry Louis Gates, Destiny Jones), Trailer
Documentary about hip hop artist Nas.

Casey Affleck liberated by ghosts Star talks Oscars, Rooney Mara and hiding under a sheet

In the city of the world's desire Ceyda Torun on KEDi, cats, femininity and the soul of Istanbul.

A nice cup of tea and a murder Jamie McKeller on The Book Club, legalising murder, serial killers and cake.

Completing the trip Bertrand Tavernier on Jacques Becker, Claude Sautet, Jean-Pierre Melville and his Journey Through French Cinema.

More news and features

Playing Now

Eye For Film continues to support festivals both locally and across the world. At the moment, we're covering:

Wales' leading horror festival gets the giallo bug

America's largest documentary film showcase

Made In Prague
Celebration of Czech language cinema

French Film Festival
Britain's longest running celebration of French Film

London Korean Film Festival
Celebration of Korean Film

In the Archive

Archive of festival coverage.

Daily diary and reviews from 2005-2015.

Coverage of the lynchpin German festival.