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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Animalia
Animalia
A young, pregnant woman finds emancipation as aliens land in Morocco.
Àma Gloria
Àma Gloria
Six-year-old Cléo loves her nanny Gloria more than anything. When Gloria must return to Cape Verde to care for her own children, the two must make the most of their last summer together.
Goodbye Julia
Goodbye Julia
Wracked by guilt after covering up a murder, Mona — a northern Sudanese retired singer in a tense marriage — tries to make amends by taking in the deceased’s southern Sudanese widow, Julia, and her son, Daniel, into her home.
Sky Peals
Sky Peals
A lonely man starts to piece together the story of his estranged father after his death and discovers the older man didn't believe he was human.
Hoard
Hoard
1984, London: Seven-year-old Maria and her mother live in their own loving world built on sorting through bins and collecting shiny rubbish. One night, their world falls apart, and we join Maria a decade later, living with her foster mother.
Nightwatch: Demons Are Forever
Nightwatch: Demons Are Forever
A young woman unwittingly sets off a gruesome chain of revenge.
The End We Start From
The End We Start From
A woman who along with her newborn try to find their way home as environmental crisis that submerges London in flood waters and sees a young family torn apart in the chaos.
That They May Face The Rising Sun
That They May Face The Rising Sun
Drama about a couple who return to the small rural lakeside hamlet where one of them grew up.
Close Your Eyes
Close Your Eyes
A TV show looking into the mysterious disappearance of an actor leads a director on a journey into his own past while making discoveries in the present.
The Book Of Clarence
The Book Of Clarence
A man tries to turn the rising celebrity of Christ to his own advantage.
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London Film Festival Features

'I only wanted to make another film if it was really close to my heart'
Àma Gloria director Marie Amachoukeli on her child's eye view of the world
Bonello, the time traveller
France’s maverick on sci-fi, loneliness, music and working with Léa Seydoux
Entering the dream
Bertrand Bonello discusses Coma and The Beast
On reflection
Sav Rodgers on Ben Affleck, Kevin Smith, coming of age on camera and Chasing Chasing Amy
Seeing through his eyes
Iggy London on leading with emotion in Area Boy
In search of liberty
Rodrigo Moreno on freedom and character development in The Delinquents
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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