BFI London Film Festival Closing Film Confirmed

The 61st BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express is delighted to announce that this year’s Closing Night gala will be Martin McDonagh’s THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI. The film will receive its UK premiere on Sunday 15 October at the Odeon Leicester Square and acclaimed screenwriter, director and playwright McDonagh is expected to attend [...]

Battle Of The Sexes Joins London Film Festival Line Up

The 61st BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express is thrilled to serve up BATTLE OF THE SEXES, starring Emma Stone and Steve Carell, as this year’s American Express Gala at this year’s Festival. The film will receive its European Premiere on Saturday 7 October at London’s Odeon Leicester Square, with Emma Stone, [...]

BAFTA Film Awards 2017 Winners Pictures

Check out an exclusive Red Carpet News TV gallery of pictures of winners from the EE BAFTA Film Awards 2017 at the Royal Albert Hall.  

EE BAFTA Film Awards 2017 Report

At tonight’s EE British Academy Film Awards La La Land was named Best Film, with Damien Chazelle winning Director and Emma Stone receiving the award for Leading Actress. Linus Sandgren won for Cinematography and Justin Hurwitz won Original Music. Casey Affleck won Leading Actor for his role in Manchester by the Sea, which also earned its writer/director Kenneth Lonergan the award for Original Screenplay. Supporting Actor went to Dev Patel for Lion, for which Luke Davies won Adapted Screenplay. The ceremony was hosted for a 12th year [...]

Steve McQueen Awarded BFI Fellowship

  The BFI and BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express, today announces that Steve McQueen, the visionary Turner Prize-winning video artist and Oscar-winning producer, director and screenwriter will receive its highest accolade, the BFI Fellowship. The presentation will take place at the BFI London Film Festival’s annual Awards Ceremony on Saturday 15 October at Banqueting House. [...]

Lion Premieres At London Film Festival 2016

The 60th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express is thrilled to announce that LION starring Dev Patel, Rooney Mara, David Wenham and Nicole Kidman will be the American Express Gala at this year’s Festival.  The film will receive its UK premiere on Wednesday 12 October at London’s Odeon Leicester Square, with Dev Patel [...]

Free Fire Closes BFI London Film Festival 2016

The 60th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express® is proud to announce that this year’s Closing Night gala will be Ben Wheatley’s high-octane action thriller FREE FIRE. The film will receive its European premiere on Sunday 16 October at the Odeon Leicester Square, attended by cast and filmmakers. Massachusetts late ‘70s. Justine [...]

A United Kingdom Opens London Film Festival 2016

The 60th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express is delighted to announce that this year’s Opening Night gala will be Amma Asante’s A UNITED KINGDOM, the true story of Seretse Khama, King of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1947 in the face of fierce [...]

BFI Launch Shakespeare On Film

As the world celebrates Shakespeare 400 years after his death, the BFI, the British Council and Ian McKellen today unveiled BFI Presents Shakespeare on Film. With no other writer impacting so greatly on cinema, this programme explores on an epic scale how filmmakers have adapted, been inspired by and interpreted Shakespeare’s work for the big screen. It [...]

Brooklyn Review

The Plot In 1950s Ireland and New York, young Eilis Lacey (Saoirse Ronan) has to choose between two men and two countries. The Good Saoirse Ronan gives an incredible and  likely award winning performance in this beautiful adaptation of Colm Tóibín’s 2009 novel of the same name. The story of Brooklyn is not particularly unique, [...]