LONDON’S LARGEST ANNUAL CINEMATIC SPECTACLE GETS UNDERWAY IN LESS THAN 24 HRS. BUT WITH TWO WEEKS OF FILMS TO CHOOSE FROM, WHAT SHOULD BE ON YOUR LIST? WE’VE SELECTED FIVE STANDOUTS BELOW. DIP IN!
Kelly Reichardt delivers an impeccably quiet study of the lives of Montana women, starring Michelle Williams, Laura Dern, Kristen Stewart and newcomer Lily Gladstone.
Tom Ford returns with a dark, sophisticated adaptation of Austin Wright’s novel “Tony and Susan”, starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Amy Adams.
Spike Lee reimagines Aristophanes’ ancient Greek play Lysistrata as a dazzling modern-day hip-hop musical set in Chicago.
Rebecca Hall gives a career-best performance depicting troubled life and very public death of Florida anchorwoman Christine Chubbuck, who committed suicide live on air in the summer of 1974.
The gripping and powerful story of a young girl’s path towards radicalisation from director Mijke de Jong.
BFI LONDON FILM FESTIVAL 2016 – from October 5th to 16th