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Joel Coen’s ‘The Tragedy of Macbeth’ to Close London Film Festival

Joel Coen’s The Tragedy of Macbeth is set to close the 65th BFI London Film Festival. The A24 and Apple film — written and directed by Coen and starring Denzel Washington, Frances McDormand, Bertie Carvel, Alex Hassell, Corey Hawkins, Harry Melling, Brendan Gleeson and Kathryn Hunter — will receive its European premiere on Oct. 17 […]

London Film Festival Adds Jane Campion’s ‘The Power of the Dog’

Jane Campion’s hotly anticipated next feature The Power of the Dog is to get a special gala screening at the BFI London Film Festival. The Netflix film — which is due to have its world premiere in Venice next month — is set to receive it’s U.K. premiere Oct. 11 at London’s famed Royal Festival […]

Netflix’s Star-Studded Western ‘The Harder They Fall’ to Open London Film Festival

The 65th BFI London Film Festival has set the world premiere of Netflix’s The Harder They Fall, directed by Londoner Jeymes Samuel, as its opening-night film. It will screen on Oct. 6 at the Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall in the British capital. The movie stars Jonathan Majors, Zazie Beetz, Delroy Lindo, LaKeith Stanfield, Danielle […]

Sundance Fest Unveils Online Hub, Indie Cinema Network for 2021 Edition

After the Sundance Film Festival physically staged its 2020 edition pre-pandemic, Tabitha Jackson, in her first year as festival director, has followed six months of gaming a pandemic-era 2021 event by finally unveiling details on an upcoming online hub and U.S. industry partnerships.

London Film Festival: Thomas Vinterberg’s ‘Another Round’ Claims Audience Award

The 2020 BFI London Film Festival came to a close with Thomas Vinterberg's Another Round claiming the main audience award. 

‘Ultraviolence’: Film Review | London 2020

Ken Fero's powerful documentary 'Ultraviolence' chronicles a brutal history of deaths in U.K. police custody.

‘Soul’: Film Review | London 2020

Jamie Foxx and Tina Fey voice the lead characters for Pixar's latest, 'Soul,' a tribute to the vitality of jazz, New York City and the immaterial world.

Steve McQueen, Letitia Wright Open Scaled-Back BFI London Film Festival

Steve McQueen and Letitia Wright helped raise the curtain on the BFI London Film Festival, scaled back due to the coronavirus pandemic, with their timely feature 'Mangrove.'

George Clooney Joins London Film Fest Screen Talk Lineup

George Clooney will take part in a virtual Screen Talk event during the 64th BFI London Film Festival, discussing "his illustrious and varied career" and his upcoming Netflix film 'The Midnight Sky.'

Ava DuVernay Set for London Film Fest Spotlight Conversation

Ava DuVernay and 'Succession' producer Jane Tranter will be among the big names joining this year's 64th BFI London Film Festival industry program, which promises to focus on "key learnings and experiences that have emerged during a tumultuous and historical 2020, a year in which creatives seek new ways to collaborate across fractured media, cultural and social landscapes."

London Film Fest Sets Letitia Wright, Riz Ahmed Screen Talks

The 64th BFI London Film Festival unveiled its lineup of Screen Talks and events, including sessions with Letitia Wright and Riz Ahmed.

Steve McQueen’s ‘Lovers Rock’ Added to London Film Festival

Steve McQueen's 'Lovers Rock' has been added to the 2020 BFI London Film Festival.