The 62nd edition of the festival will run from October 10 to 21. It will open with the international premiere of Steve McQueen's Widows and close with the world premiere of Stan And Ollie. There will also be gala screenings of Mike Leigh's Peterloo and The Favourite, directed by Yorgos Lanthimos.

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Dead Pigs
Dead Pigs
An ambitious pig farmer, sentimental salon owner, struggling busboy, and a wealthy young woman become intertwined during the social modernisation of Shanghai.
Happy As Lazzaro
Happy As Lazzaro
A young nobleman asks a peasant to help fake his own kidnapping.
Arctic
Arctic
A tragic accident leaves a man stranded in the Arctic with no hope of rescue.
Be Natural: The Untold Story Of Alice Guy-Blaché
Be Natural: The Untold Story Of Alice Guy-Blaché
Documentary about the first woman director, producer and director of a studio in the history of cinema.
Wild Rose
Wild Rose
A Glasgwegian single mum tries to make it in the world of country music.
Asako I & II
Asako I & II
Asako is a 21-year-old woman, living in Osaka. She falls in love with Baku who has a free spirit. One day, Baku suddenly disappears. Two years later, Asako now lives in Tokyo and she meets Ryohei. He looks just like her ex-boyfriend Baku, but he has a completely different personality.
Dilili In Paris
Dilili In Paris
With the help of her friend, a delivery boy, young Dilili from New Caledonia investigates a spate of mysterious kidnappings of young girls that is plaguing the Paris of the Belle Epoque.
The Hummingbird Project
The Hummingbird Project
A pair of cousins embark on scheme to make millions in High Frequency Trading.
The Load
The Load
A truck driver is tasked with transporting mysterious cargo across a scorched landscape from Kosovo to Belgrade during the 1999 NATO bombing of Yugoslavia.
What You Gonna Do When The World's On Fire?
What You Gonna Do When The World's On Fire?
The story of a community of black people in the American South during the summer 2017, when a string of brutal killings of black men sent shockwaves throughout the country.
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London Film Festival Features

Deconstructing oppressions
Eva Husson on Girls Of The Sun and Martha Gellhorn
Reinventing herself
Mia Hansen-Løve on Bergman Island, ghosts and Maya
Resonances beyond
László Nemes on fairy tales, Murnau's Sunrise, and Sunset (Napszállta)
Innocent and ominous
László Nemes on TS Eliot, caves of darkness and the innocent and ominous in Sunset
In reflection
Wash Westmoreland on Guy de Maupassant, Citizen Kane, Colette and The Earthquake Bird
The lives of others
Nadine Labaki on Capernaum and the way the refugee crisis affects children
An unseen world
Lila Avilés talks about putting the focus on The Chambermaid
A world of intensity
Luke Davies on Philip Seymour Hoffman, Heath Ledger, Anton Corbijn, Capote and Beautiful Boy
Finding her voice
Wash Westmoreland on La Belle Époque and Keira Knightley as Colette
Creating an illusion
Gabriela Cartol on learning the craft of The Chambermaid
Rhapsody in red
Peter Strickland on dreaming through films and In Fabric
Ahead of her time
Wash Westmoreland on Richard Glatzer, Andrea Flesch and the relationships in Colette
Playing favourites
Yorgos Lanthimos, Emma Stone, Olivia Colman, Nicholas Hoult, Joe Alwyn and Tony McNamara on The Favourite
Circularity of the moments
Luke Davies on co-scripting Felix van Groeningen's Beautiful Boy

London Film Festival News

David Copperfield adaptation to open LFF
Armando Iannucci's 'fresh take' stars Dev Patel
London Film Festival loves Joy
Prize winners announced and Tuttle takes up permanent role
LFF announces full programme
Curaon, Guadagnino and Park join line-up
London Film Festival announces competition line-up
50% directed or co-directed by women
They Shall Not Grow Old to premiere at LFF
Peter Jackson's World War One doc gets gala screening.
Victorian cinema celebrated in IMAX
BFI announces archive gala of rare film at LFF
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