• Steve McQueen’s Heist Thriller ‘Widows,’ With Viola Davis, to Open London Film Festival
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    Variety

    Steve McQueen’s Heist Thriller ‘Widows,’ With Viola Davis, to Open London Film Festival

    The BFI London Film Festival has set Steve McQueen’s heist movie “Widows” as its opening night gala film. The movie packs a star-power punch for LFF’s opening, with a cast that includes Oscar winner Viola Davis, Liam Neeson, Elizabeth Debicki, and “Get Out” star Daniel Kaluuya. The film follows the wives of a gang of armed robbers […]

  • Activists protest at London Film Festival premiere
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    PA Movies

    Activists protest at London Film Festival premiere

    The film’s stars Frances McDormand, Sam Rockwell, Peter Dinklage and Woody Harrelson were among those who witnessed the demonstration.

  • BFI London Film Festival Unveils 2017 Lineup
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    Deadline

    BFI London Film Festival Unveils 2017 Lineup

    The 61st BFI London Film Festival has announced its full lineup for the 2017 festival. Running October 4-16, the festival will screen 242 films with 29 world premieres, 8 international premieres and 34 European premieres. There will be on-stage Q&As with talent including Julian Rosefeldt & Cate Blanchett, David Fincher, Ian McEwan and Takashi Miike. In addition to the already announced opener and closer ( Breathe and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri respectively)…