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This site lists films and events from the 2016 BFI London Film Festival. The festival programme for 2017 will be announced later this year.
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Pareidolia, Following the Leads

Dizzying verbal and visual connections between seemingly disparate and unconnected elements, ranging from internet scams to a children’s adaptation of Friedrich Nietzsche’s ‘Thus Spoke Zarathustra’ are explored in this group of smart first-person films.

Benjamin Cook

Mutatis Mutandis


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  • Director Kathryn Elkin
  • UK 2014
  • 13 mins

A dexterous verbal enactment of slippages between voice, body and object, with objects functioning as stand-ins for multiple ideas and body parts.

How to Make Money Religiously


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  • Director Laure Prouvost
  • UK-USA 2014
  • 18 mins

Employing the persuasive syntax of internet scams, this is a multi-layered investigation into systems of communication, interpretation and how one remembers a story.

Rib Gets in the Way (Final Thoughts, series three)


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  • Director Steve Reinke
  • Producer Steve Reinke
  • Screenwriter Steve Reinke
  • USA-Canada 2014
  • 52 mins

This personal essay film wryly considers a wide-range of topics, from mortality, the body and the archive, to the embodiment of a life’s work.

Total running time 84 mins

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