The programme for the 57th BFI London Film Festival was recently announced, with the BFI’s Head of Cinemas and Festivals, Clare Stewart, returning for her second year with a rich and diverse group of international films and events from established and upcoming talent over a 12-day celebration of cinema.
The Festival will screen 234 fiction and documentary features, including 22 World Premieres, 16 International Premieres, 29 European Premieres, and 20 Archive films
. There will also be screenings of 134 live-action and animated shorts. A stellar line-up of directors, cast and crew are expected to take part in career interviews, master classes, and other special events. The 57th BFI London Film Festival will run from 9-20 October 2013.
The Festival’s screenings are at venues across the capital, from the West End cinemas – Odeon West End, Vue West End, Odeon Leicester Square and a new addition this year the Cineworld Haymarket; to central London venues – BFI Southbank; the Ica,