BFI London Film Festival 2019 – Programme Launched

The full programme for this years 63rd BFI London Film Festival has landed. Bringing the best new films to London from 2nd – 13th October 2019. This years programme once again mixing a diversity of film with documentaries, talks and workshops.

Headline Galas at this years festival include, The Personal History of David Copperfield from director Armando Iannucci; The Irishman from Director Martin Scorsese; JoJo Rabbit from Director Taika Waitit; Knives Out from Director Rian Johnson; Hope Gap from Director William Nicholson and the The King from Director David Michôd. While this years official competition includes Alma Har’el’s Honey Boy; Haifaa Al-Mansour’s The Perfect Candidate and Christine Molloy’s Rose Plays Julie.

With a wider festival programme of 229 feature films, documentaries and short films, LFF has once again brought the amazing diversity of global filmmaking to the heart of London.

As usual films are split into strands, each with its own Gala presentation, which this year include; Jill Culton and Todd Wilderman’s Abominable; Juliano Dornelles’ Cannes award winner Bacurau; Robert Eggers The Lighthouse; Michael Schwartz and Tyler Nilson’s The Peanut Butter Falcon and Fernando Meirelles The Two Popes.

While special presentations include Céline Sciamma’s Portrait of a Lady on Fire; Feras Fayyad’s documentary The Cave (Syria) and Cory Finley’s Bad Education.

Tickets information can be found here, and if you are 25 or under find out more here.

Full programme information can be found here

Cinerama Film Online coverage of this years London Film Festival starts on the 16th September, so don’t miss all the latest right here.

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