BFI London Film Festival

NAME OF FESTIVAL: BFI London Film Festival
SINCE: 1956
WHERE: London, England, UK
WEBSITE: www.bfi.org.uk/lff
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: BFI London Film Festival is an iconic international Fim festival that supports London’s position as the world’s leading creative city. It presents the best new British and international Films to an expanding London and UK-wide audience. It provides career-enabling opportunities for British and international Filmmakers through its industry and awards programs.

55th BFI London Film Festival Release Shortlist for 2011 Festival Awards

55th BFI London Film Festival Release Shortlist for 2011 Festival Awards

WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN, Lynne Ramsay

The 55th BFI London Film Festival announced the shortlists and juries for the 2011 Festival Awards, which will take place at LSO St Luke’s on 26 October.

At this year’s ceremony, the BFI will bestow its highest honor, the BFI Fellowship, on Canadian filmmaker David Cronenber and British actor Ralph Fiennes. {jathumbnail off}

The Deep Blue Sea to close the 2011 BFI London Film Festival

The Deep Blue Sea to close the 2011 BFI London Film Festival

The 55th BFI London Film Festival will close on Thursday 27 October with the UK premiere of Terence Davies’ The Deep Blue Sea. Set in post-war Britain, this deeply moving story is an adaptation of Terence Rattigan’s classic play. Hester Collyer (Rachel Weisz) leads a privileged life in 1950s London as the beautiful wife of high court judge Sir William Collyer (Simon Russell Beale). To the shock of those around her, she walks out of […]

Fernando Meirelles’s 360 to open the 2011 BFI London Film Festival

Fernando Meirelles’s 360 to open the 2011 BFI London Film Festival

The 55th BFI London Film Festival will open on Wednesday 12 October with the European premiere of 360.

Directed by Fernando Meirelles and with an original screenplay by acclaimed writer Peter Morgan,the film stars Rachel Weisz, Jude Law and Sir Anthony Hopkins.

360 is a modern and stylish kaleidoscope of interconnected love and relationships linking characters from different cities and countries in a vivid, suspenseful and moving tale of contemporary romantic life. Starting in Vienna, the film weaves through Paris, London, Bratislava, Rio, Denver and Phoenix into a single, mesmerising narrative. {jathumbnail off}

BFI London Film Festival Announces 2010 Awards Winners

The 54th BFI London Film Festival announced its winners at the high profile awards ceremony held at London’s LSO St Luke’s. The five awards were presented by some of the most respected figures in the film world.

BEST FILM: HOW I ENDED THIS SUMMER, directed by Alexei Popogrebsky
Celebrating the most original, intelligent and distinctive filmmaking in the Festival, the Best Film award, presented in partnership with American Express, has been judged by an international jury chaired by actress Patricia Clarkson alongside fellow jurors including Gabriel Byrne. The award for Best Film was presented by Patricia Clarkson to Alexei Popogrebsky for HOW I ENDED THIS SUMMER.