The 67th edition of the London Film Festival will run from October 4 to 15. It will open with Emerald Fennell's Saltburn, feature a gala screening of One Life, starring Anthony Hopkins and close with Daniel Kaluuya's The Kitchen.

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Shayda
Shayda
Shayda, an Iranian mother, finds refuge in an Australian women’s shelter with her six-year-old daughter. Over Persian New Year, they take solace in Nowruz rituals and new beginnings, but when her estranged husband re-enters their lives, Shayda’s path to freedom is jeopardised.
Stopmotion
Stopmotion
About a stop-motion animator struggling to control her demons after the loss of her overbearing mother.
Nyad
Nyad
The remarkable true story of marathon swimmer Diana Nyad, who, at the age of 60, set out to become the first person to complete the 'Everest of swims', a 53-hour, 110-mile swim from Cuba to Florida through dangerous open ocean without a shark cage.
Robot Dreams
Robot Dreams
A lonely dog decides to build himself a robot friend.
Samsara
Samsara
Samsara is the Buddhist cycle of death and reincarnation. From the temples of Laos, alongside with teenage monks, we will accompany a soul in its transit from one body to another through the bardo.
Cobweb
Cobweb
An experimental and genre-defying drama shot entirely on sound stages in support of a film-within-a-film narrative.
Monster
Monster
A mother is shocked when she learns what a teacher has said to her son, but the truth is more complicated.
Four Daughters
Four Daughters
A creative documentary following ten years in the life of a fortysomething Tunisian mother, a cleaning lady from a poor environment, who sees her two teenage daughters become radicalised, run away and join the terrorist organisation Daesh in Libya.
Apolonia, Apolonia
Apolonia, Apolonia
Portrait of larger-than-life visual artist Apolonia Sokol.
The Delinquents
The Delinquents
Two bank staff rob their own establishment.
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London Film Festival Features

A film that sticks in your throat
Robert Morgan on puppets, obsession, inevitability and Stopmotion
Bitter taste of an awards season row
Director of The Taste of Things on Binoche, Magimel and an Oscar polemic
Binoche’s recipe for a reunion
The Taste Of Things brings France’s celebrity couple together again
Into the labyrinth
Linus Sandgren, Suzie Davies, Siân Miller and Sophie Canale on creating the world of Saltburn
Now is now
Wim Wenders on Yasujirō Ozu, Anselm Kiefer, Ingeborg Bachmann and Perfect Days
Warwick Thornton's practical magic
The New Boy director on working with children, animals and just one camera
Command performance
Naqqash Khalid on modern masculinity, blank slates and 'anti-acting' in his debut In Camera
Always within her
Elene Naveriani on the recognition of beauty and Blackbird Blackbird Blackberry
London Film Festival highlights
Six of the best at this year's fest
Cinema as a means of resurrection
Maite Alberdi on Pablo Larrain, Raul Ruiz and The Eternal Memory
Prometheus in practice
Laura Moss on raising the dead in Birth/Rebirth
Scrutinising a killer obsession
Red Rooms director on cyber-security, new media, and the Fincher influence
Rights and wrongs
Amjad Al Rasheed on patriarchal structures and female empowerment in Inshallah A Boy
Scorsese still up for a challenge
Cannes praise for the master from De Niro and DiCaprio
Director with crime on his mind
Cédric Kahn on innocence and guilt, racism, and the power of words
Making Girl good looking
Adura Onashile on colour, light and costume in her debut feature
'We made magic'
Lila Avilés on the meeting between the worlds of adults and children in Tótem
Close focus
Adura Onashile on the genesis, casting and themes of her debut Girl

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LFF announces awards
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