Join us on the red carpet for our Opening Night, Closing Night and Headline Galas.
Closing Night Gala
Dir Martin Scorsese | USA
Martin Scorsese’s ninth collaboration with Robert De Niro finds the master filmmaker returning to the genre he has helped define, with a mystery that has never been solved.
Read more about The Irishman
American Express Gala
Dir-Scr Rian Johnson | USA
Rian Johnson (Looper, Star Wars: The Last Jedi) delivers a delight for film fans with his witty, cine-literate and devilishly entertaining new crime caper.
Read more about Knives Out
Mayor of London’s Gala
Dir Tom Harper | UK
The sky is no limit for Felicity Jones and Eddie Redmayne’s aerial explorers in this heart-racing and breathless adventure story about flight and scientific discovery.
Read more about The Aeronauts
Dir-Scr Michael Winterbottom | UK
Steve Coogan dazzles as the ‘da Vinci of deal-making’ in Michael Winterbottom’s sharp-tongued satire on corporate greed.
Read more about Greed
Dir-Scr William Nicholson | UK
Annette Bening and Bill Nighy star as a couple on the rocks in this witty divorce drama directed by celebrated screenwriter William Nicholson (Gladiator, Shadowlands, Les Misérables).
Read more about Hope Gap
Dir-Scr Taika Waititi | USA
Taika Waititi delivers an exuberant and irreverent comedy about challenging dogma and hate.
Read more about Jojo Rabbit
American Airlines Gala
Dir David Michôd | UK-Hungary-Australia
David Michôd explores a different kind of animal kingdom, with Timothée Chalamet starring in this stunning, visceral portrait of Henry V.
Read more about The King
Dir James Mangold | USA-France
Matt Damon and Christian Bale give an acting masterclass in James Mangold’s (Logan, Walk the Line) study of a friendship that shaped 1960s motor racing.
Read more about Le Mans ’66
The May Fair Hotel Gala
Dir-Scr Noah Baumbach | USA
In a career full of remarkable highpoints (The Squid and the Whale, Frances Ha, The Meyerowitz Stories…), here is another dizzying high from Noah Baumbach. It’s also his most personal yet.
Read more about Marriage Story