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‘Nomadland,’ ‘American Utopia,’ ‘Soul’ Added as Rejigged London Film Festival Unveils Full Program

The London Film Festival unveiled the full program for its rejigged 2020 edition, with 'Nomadland,' 'Soul,' and 'David Byrne's American Utopia' added to the lineup. 

Kate Winslet, Saoirse Ronan Romance ‘Ammonite’ to Close London Film Festival

'Ammonite,' the LGBT period romance starring Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan, is set to close the 2020 BFI London Film Festival. 

Steve McQueen’s ‘Mangrove’ Set to Open London Film Festival

Steve McQueen's 'Mangrove' is set to open the 2020 BFI London Film Festival, marking the second time the director has raised the curtain on the festival in three years after 'Widows' opened the 2018…

London Film Festival Shifting to Virtual Edition for 2020

The 2020 London Film Festival is going almost entirely virtual amid the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic.

London Film Festival Adds TV Strand, Expands Industry Program

The London Film Festival is adding a major new TV strand to its 2020 edition, while also expanding its industry program with a focus on emerging U.K. talent.

‘White Riot’: Film Review | London 2019

Rubika Shah's prize-winning documentary 'White Riot' commemorates the movement that put anti-racist politics at the heart of punk rock.

‘Eternal Beauty’: Film Review | London 2019

Sally Hawkins ('The Shape of Water') stars as a woman with paranoid schizophrenia and a dysfunctional family to boot in 'Eternal Beauty,' the feature helming debut of actor-turned-director Craig…

‘Tell Me Who I Am’: Film Review

Twin brothers dig deep into their abusive family history in this Netflix-bound documentary from former Oscar nominee Ed Perkins, 'Tell Me Who I Am.'

Martin Scorsese Says Cinemas Are Being “Invaded” by “Theme Park” Films

Martin Scorsese has doubled down on comments that sparked widespread debate earlier this month, in which he compared Marvel films to "theme parks," saying at the London Film Festival that cinemas are…

‘Somebody Up There Likes Me’: Film Review | London 2019

Oscar-winning director Mike Figgis shines a spotlight on Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood in 'Somebody Up There Likes Me,' with backing vocals by Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Rod Stewart and…

London Film Fest: Colombian Survival Thriller ‘Monos’ Wins Top Prize

'Monos' and 'Atlantics' were among the top 2019 award winners at the BFI London Film Festival.

‘Earthquake Bird’: Film Review

Alicia Vikander stars in 'Earthquake Bird,' Wash Westmoreland's Netflix-bound, Ridley Scott-produced mystery thriller about a lethal love triangle in 1980s Tokyo.