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.


Join us for our coverage.

120 BPM (Beats per Minute) Review

120 BPM (Beats per Minute) Review

Robin Campillo's film recalls how the French ACT UP movement fought to save their lives.

You Were Never Really Here Review

You Were Never Really Here Review

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

A Fantastic Woman Review

A Fantastic Woman Review

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

Downsizing Review

Downsizing Review

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

Most Beautiful Island Review

Most Beautiful Island Review

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

LFF 2017: Life Guidance Review

LFF 2017: Life Guidance Review

A chillingly realistic dystopian sci-fi.

LFF 2017: Good Manners Review

LFF 2017: Good Manners Review

A modern-day fairy tale with a gruesome twist.

LFF 2017: Summer 1993 Review

LFF 2017: Summer 1993 Review

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

LFF 2017: Brawl in Cell Block 99 Review

LFF 2017: Brawl in Cell Block 99 Review

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

LFF 2017: The Shape of Water Review

LFF 2017: The Shape of Water Review

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

78/52 Review

78/52 Review

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

LFF 2017: Close-Knit Review

LFF 2017: Close-Knit Review

Close knitting and cuddly penises...

LFF 2017: Ghost Stories Review

LFF 2017: Ghost Stories Review

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

LFF 2017: The Killing of a Sacred Deer Review

LFF 2017: The Killing of a Sacred Deer Review

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 Review

LFF 2017: Journeyman Review

Paddy Considine’s magnificent drama packs a mighty punch.

LFF 2017: Lucky Review

LFF 2017: Lucky Review

The spiritual journey of a 90 year-old atheist.

I Am Not a Witch Review

I Am Not a Witch Review

A girl named Shula.

LFF 2017: Nico, 1988 Review

LFF 2017: Nico, 1988 Review

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

LFF 2017: The Florida Project Review

LFF 2017: The Florida Project Review

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

LFF 2017: Call Me By Your Name Review

LFF 2017: Call Me By Your Name Review

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