See the latest additions to the BFI London Film Festival programme.
Saturday 5 October
Celebrated screenwriter (Shadowlands, Gladiator, Les Misérables), playwright, novelist and filmmaker William Nicholson joins us to discuss his career and the making of Hope Gap.
Read more about LFF Connects: William Nicholson
Sunday 6 October
Michael B. Jordan’s rise has been meteoric, and we welcome him on the occasion of his latest starring role in Just Mercy to discuss his approach to acting and producing.
Read more about Screen Talk: Michael B. Jordan
Tuesday 8 October
Atom Egoyan joins us to discuss his distinguished body of work – which includes opera, theatre, music, and art installations - and the making of Guest of Honour.
Read more about LFF Connects: Atom Egoyan
Wednesday 9 October
Acclaimed director and screenwriter Céline Sciamma joins us to talk about her career and the making of her fourth feature film, Portrait of a Lady on Fire.
Read more about Screen Talk: Céline Sciamma
Friday 11 October
Celebrating his ninth collaboration with Martin Scorsese, American actor Robert de Niro joins us to discuss his formidable career on the occasion of the international premiere of his latest film The Irishman.
Read more about Screen Talk: Robert De Niro
Saturday 12 October
Kasi Lemmons joins us to talk about her trailblazing career and the making of Harriet: a rousing biopic of slave turned abolitionist and political activist Harriet Tubman, brilliantly portrayed by Cynthia Erivo.
Read more about Screen Talk: Kasi Lemmons
Dir Gabriela Cowperthwaite | USA
Jason Segel, Dakota Johnson, Casey Affleck star in this intensely moving, beautifully mounted drama about how a friend saved a family after a young mother's diagnosis with terminal cancer.
Read more about The Friend
Dir Kasi Lemmons | USA
Cynthia Erivo (Widows) gives a show-stopping and star-making turn as the American revolutionary anti-slavery heroine Harriet Tubman in Kasi Lemmons’ Harriet.
Read more about Harriet
Dir Destin Daniel Cretton | USA
Michael B Jordan and Jamie Foxx excel in this powerful and impassioned death row drama based on real events.
Read more about Just Mercy
Dir-Scr Trey Edward Shults | USA
Following Krisha and It Comes at Night, Trey Edward Shultz continues to impress with one of the year's most dazzling cinematic achievements, a study of a family's dramatic unravelling and redemption.
Read more about Waves
Dir-Scr Olivier Assayas | France-Brazil-Spain-Belgium
Olivier Assayas takes us deep into the world of Cuban spies in Florida, in this 1990s-set espionage drama with a sting in its tail.
Read more about Wasp Network