The legendary BFI London Film Festival returns.
London will once again play host to over 229 feature films at this year’s BFI London Film Festival, with some of the greatest filmmaking and acting talent, including Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, Hugh Jackman, Steve Coogan, Keira Knightley and Taika Waititi expected to attend.
The BFI London Film Festival will take place from the 2-13 October 2019 and as well as the galas and special presentations will host 28 World Premieres, 12 International Premieres and 28 European Premieres, whilst welcoming an impressive line up of first-class filmmakers and acting talent.
The festival will kick off with an opening night screening of Armando Iannucci’s The Personal History Of David Copperfield, starring Dev Patel, Tilda Swinton and Hugh Laurie and will close with Martin Scorsese’s crime-drama, The Irishman, starring Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci and Al Pacino.
There will also be a whole host of galas receiving the red carpet treatment, including the Rian Johnson’s Headline Gala film; Knives Out, starring Daniel Craig, Toni Collette, Chris Evans and Katherine Langford and The King; starring Timothee Chalamet and Robert Pattinson.
Taika Waititi’s Jojo Rabbit, in which a member of The Hitler Youth becomes besotted with his imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler, will receive its European Premiere as will Le Mans ’66, which stars Christian Bale and Matt Damon.
The full programme for this year’s BFI London Film Festival can be viewed here.
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