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BFI London Film FestivalLondon rolls out the red carpet for the BFI London Film Festival in October, with a wealth of A-list stars stepping out for premieres of their films. This year's programme has yet to be announced, but last year saw Steve McQueen's female-fuelled heist thriller, Widows, and Oscar-winning The Favourite on the line-up. As well as the red carpet glamour and opening gala razzmatazz there are events for everyone at the festival, from informal post-screening Q&As to films for families and guest appearances to workshops and masterclasses. Full line-up to be announced shortly.

 

About BFI Southbank

Originally the National Film Theatre, the BFI Southbank is the perfect film buff's cinema, with three large screens and a smaller studio space showing up to 2000 films a year ranging from classics to independent movies as well as gala openings. It's also the heart of London's many film festivals, and the place to go to see obscure arts films, classics, and seasons of works by great directors. More about BFI Southbank

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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £120  29% off
1 Addington Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from BFI London Film Festival
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 18th June 2019 - 7.30pm
BFI London Film Festival, Belvedere Road, SE1 | 2 minutes from BFI London Film Festival
Gabor Takacs-Nagy conducts Mozart's Symphony No 32, Bartok's Romanian Folk Dances, Haydn's Symphony No 90 and Beethoven's Symphony No 2....More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th January 2019 to 4th April 2020
BFI London Film Festival, Savoy Court, Strand, WC2R | 6 minutes from BFI London Film Festival
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Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from BFI London Film Festival
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Level 5, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from BFI London Film Festival
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Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 6 minutes from BFI London Film Festival
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Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from BFI London Film Festival
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Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from BFI London Film Festival
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Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from BFI London Film Festival
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South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from BFI London Film Festival
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DATES  2nd to 13th October 2019
VENUE  BFI Southbank 
London rolls out the red carpet for the BFI London Film Festival in October, with a wealth of A-list stars stepping out for premieres of their films. This year's programme has yet to be announced, but last year saw Steve McQueen's female-fuelled heist thriller, Widows, and Oscar-winning The Favourite on the line-up. As well as the red carpet glamou... More about this event
 
 

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