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Drama202097 minsDirector: Florian Zeller
Anthony Hopkins won the Best Actor Academy Award® for his powerful portrayal of a man dealing with the onset of dementia.
Drama202091 minsDirector: Alexandre Rockwell
Three children embark on a wild trek across Massachusetts, crossing paths with a variety of eccentrics, in this poetic drama from 90s indie hero Alexandre Rockwell (In The Soup).
Comedy202083 minsDirector: Ryan Hooper
Michael Smiley plays a criminal hiding out at the quietest toll booth in Wales, in this irresistibly clever and darkly-comic crime caper.
Drama202170 minsDirector: Daniel Sánchez López
Two young men fall for each other over the course of a single day in this disarmingly tender debut from director Daniel Sánchez López.
Drama202084 minsDirector: Cathy Brady
Sisterly bonds are pushed to breaking point in this simmering drama set on the Irish border, the debut feature from acclaimed shorts director Cathy Brady.
Crime1965110 minsDirector: Jean-Luc Godard
Godard’s stunning, colour widescreen account of the wild journey of ‘the last romantic couple’, Pierrot (Jean-Paul Belmondo) and his lover Marianne (Karina).
BFI London Film Festival Presents
A place to meet the world's top films and their creators, the BFI London Film Festival represents global cinema at its deep, diverse best.
France, the country where cinema was born, has given us some of the masters of cinema.
US independent films made away from the pressures and glitz of Hollywood have offered directors a greater creative freedom.
Drama202090 minsDirector: Aleem Khan
In this knockout feature debut from BAFTA-nominated short filmmaker Aleem Khan, Joanna Scanlan is superb as a woman left reeling upon discovering her late husband’s secrets.
Drama2010103 minsDirector: Kelly Reichardt
Kelly Reichardt's absorbing and beautifully composed western, set on the Oregon trail in the 1840s.
Narrative music video202145 minsDirector: Alasdair McLellan
Saint Etienne present a beautiful and enveloping nostalgia trip through 1990s Britain.
Comedy200793 minsDirector: Roy Andersson
Washed out interiors provide the backdrop for a motley crew of characters: a stout depressive and her long-suffering husband; a young girl with a crush on a rock musician; couples with too much to say, or too little; a diligent tuba player...
Science Fiction2000114 minsDirector: Kenji Fukasaku
Before The Hunger Games there was Battle Royale, Kinji Fukasaku's magnificently twisted shocker in which tearaway teens are given three days to kill or be killed.
Drama201391 minsDirector: Denis Villeneuve
Jake Gyllenhaal as doppelgangers in this dark, pulsating thriller from Denis Villeneuve.
BFI London Film Festival
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From the New Wave to poetic realism and cinéma vérité, French cinema takes many forms and offers endless delights.
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School programme and Educational film19474 minsSilent Location: Bradford
A novel way to help prevent children becoming victims of road accidents: have children ride around in toy cars in a miniature town with police comically controlling the traffic!
Public Information Filler19821 mins
Kitsch public information filler inspired by the classic arcade game
Industry sponsored film191915 minsSilent Location: Witney
Blanket advertising in this promotional film for Witney's celebrated woollen ware.
Public Information Filler19579 mins
Lovers of cute cats will lap up this RSPCA film, about how to make friends with your feline
Carol Morley's short about a woman who's obsessed with local history, while trying to forget her own past.
Animation & Artists Moving Image19786 mins
Behind closed drawers what other worlds lie? A bureau with tenants from the pleistocene (or plasticine) era offers ‘documentary’ potential.
S.O.U.L Fest Shorts
Bringing you the best of black British film talent. (18 August - 17 September 2021)
Mischievous mermaids, murderous minors and military mayhem are among the highlights of this collection of long hard-to-see titles.
The Arts on Film
Behind the canvas with a movie camera: you can almost smell the turpentine in these fascinating portraits of artists at work.