Frost/Nixon received its world premiere at the 2008 festival. Frost/Nixon received its world premiere at the 2008 festival.

The 52nd London Film Festival will run from October 15 to 30. This year's Festival will open with the world premiere of Frost/Nixon and close with Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire.

Alongside a public screening programme which presents 180 feature films and 130 short films each year, the Festival hosts panel discussions, masterclasses, screen talks and live events, as well as a comprehensive education programme and a slate of industry events and screenings.

Got a feature or short film screening at LFF 2008 and want us to review it? If you have a screener, please feel free to send it to us.

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Protect You + Me
Protect You + Me
A meal with mum turns sour.
All Around Us
All Around Us
Witty drama about eight years in a marriage.
An emotionally frayed family find their lives torn apart in a small Mississippi Delta town.
Offbeat drama exploring the compelling nature of peer pressure.
An accidental shooting leads to a search for revenge.
Lion's Den
Lion's Den
Waking covered in blood in an apartment where one man is dead and another badly injured, with little memory and no alibi, a pregnant woman must learn to deal with imprisonment.
An orphaned boy reimagines the mysterious death of his parents as a terrorist atrocity.
Momma's Man
Momma's Man
A man in mid-life crisis retreats to his parents' loft.
Three off-beat visions of the famous city.
Frozen River
Frozen River
Two women enter an uneasy partnership to smuggle illegal immigrants from Canada to the US.
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London Film Festival Features

London Film Festival: Episode Two
Film is all about a point of view...
All fired up
Director Sharon Maguire on the impact of terrorism in the modern world - envisioned in her latest film Incendiary.
London Film Festival: Episode One
Soaking up the best of British.
Ten of the best
Films to look out for at London Film Festival
Revolutionary life
Director Steven Soderbergh on making his two-part epic about Che Guevara.
City of memories
Director Jia Zhang-Ke talks about the inspiration behind his fact meets fiction look at the lives of factory workers.
Appetites of Hunger
Director Steve McQueen talks about what drove him to make his Camera d'Or winning film about Bobby Sands' hunger strike.
In search of Better Things
Duane Hopkins talks about his startling new film.

London Film Festival News

London Film Festival awarded £1.8 million
Capital arts event gets UK Film Council funding boost.
London Film Festival line-up announced
52nd edition to feature record number of premieres, plus first public screening of Quantum Of Solace.
Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire to close London Film Festival
Sunshine director 'delighted' by invitation.
Frost/Nixon to get world premiere in London
Film Festival to open on October 15 with Ron Howard's drama.

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.

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