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This year's London Film Festival will run from October 7 to 18. Due to the pandemic, it will be a hybrid edition, which, for the first time, will screen a number of films widely across the UK. It will open with Steve McQueen's Mangrove and close with Francis Lee's Ammonite.
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A music teacher finds himself in The Great Before, an incredible place where new souls are born.
Reunited after a 17-year separation, Walter, an Angolan immigrant, is joined in the US by his wife and teenage daughter. Now absolute strangers sharing a one-bedroom apartment, they discover a shared love of dance that may help overcome the emotional distance between them.
Fox Rich fights for her husband’s release from jail, after he is sentenced to 60 years of incarceration for a bank robbery, a crime she also served time for in the Nineties.
Animation set in the Ireland of the Cromwell period, when a young apprentice hunter comes to Ireland to wipe out the last pack... only to discover the magical world of the wolfwalkers.
Based on the book by Naoki Higashida this immersive film explores the experiences of nonspeaking autistic people around the world.
Martin and three of his friends, all weary high school teachers, embark on an experiment to maintain a constant level of intoxication throughout the workday.
A film of Byrne's acclaimed Broadway show.
In 1840s England, acclaimed but overlooked fossil hunter Mary Anning and a young woman sent to convalesce by the sea develop an intense relationship, altering both of their lives forever.
An account of life in a Czech-Austrian border village from the 1930s-1950s.
A masseur from the East enters the lives of the rich residents of a bland, walled off community.
London Film Festival Features
London Film Festival News
Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara
Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent
Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses
A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle
Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988
The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable
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