BFI London Film Festival 2017

243 features. 67 countries. 15 cinemas. 12 days. One festival.

Running from 4th - 15th October LFF promises to be a grand and glamorous affair, bringing with it new films from Guillermo del Toro, Claire Denis, Clio Barnard, Luca Guadagnino, Yorgos Lanthimos, and the latest fever dream from Hélène Cattet & Bruno Forzani. Not to mention the other 237 features playing.


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Downsizing

Downsizing

Alexander Payne film has big ideas, little people and no laughs

Most Beautiful Island

Most Beautiful Island

An insidious look at the day (and night) in the life of an immigrant.

LFF 2017: You Were Never Really Here

LFF 2017: You Were Never Really Here

Lynne Ramsay returns to the screen with an intense, bloody thriller.

LFF 2017: Life Guidance

LFF 2017: Life Guidance

A chillingly realistic dystopian sci-fi.

LFF 2017: Good Manners

LFF 2017: Good Manners

A modern-day fairy tale with a gruesome twist.

LFF 2017: Summer 1993

LFF 2017: Summer 1993

A child’s perspective of life, loss, and finding your place in the world.

LFF 2017: Brawl in Cell Block 99

LFF 2017: Brawl in Cell Block 99

Vince Vaughn and violence take centre stage in S. Craig Zahler’s intriguing bloody thriller.

LFF 2017: The Shape of Water

LFF 2017: The Shape of Water

Once upon a time, there was a princess without voice...

78/52

78/52

78 set ups and 52 cuts for 45 seconds of film which changed cinema history.

LFF 2017: A Fantastic Woman

LFF 2017: A Fantastic Woman

Another intimate portrait of a fantastic woman from Chilean director Sebastián Lelio.

LFF 2017: Close-Knit

LFF 2017: Close-Knit

Close knitting and cuddly penises...

LFF 2017: Ghost Stories

LFF 2017: Ghost Stories

Ghostly goings-on, spooky stories and things that go bump in the night.

LFF 2017: The Killing of a Sacred Deer

LFF 2017: The Killing of a Sacred Deer

We, we don't have to worry 'bout nothing<br /> 'Cause we got the fire, and we're burning one hell of a something...

LFF 2017: Journeyman

LFF 2017: Journeyman

Paddy Considine’s magnificent drama packs a mighty punch.

LFF 2017: Lucky

LFF 2017: Lucky

The spiritual journey of a 90 year-old atheist.

I Am Not a Witch

I Am Not a Witch

A girl named Shula.

LFF 2017: Nico, 1988

LFF 2017: Nico, 1988

Icon, muse, musician, model... just don't call her Nico

LFF 2017: The Florida Project

LFF 2017: The Florida Project

A magical, captivating look at those living on the fringes of society.

LFF 2017: Call Me By Your Name

LFF 2017: Call Me By Your Name

Call me by your name and I’ll call you by mine.

LFF 2017: Verónica

LFF 2017: Verónica

Claiming to be based on a true story, though clearly considerably fictionalised, Verónica doesn't tread any new ground.