BFI Film Festival 2019

The BFI London Film Festival is the UK’s premiere platform for welcoming international artists and storytellers, among them some of the world’s greatest names in cinema, alongside those at the very beginning of their careers.

With some truly standout films in 2019, see our look at some of the films from this year’s festival
click on the film title to see our review.


Marriage Story


A reflection of something we already know and recognise, but seldom have the capacity to express in a genuine or meaningful way.


Saint Maud


It is the fragility of the human mind that is the most frightening.
An accomplished debut by a talented and innovative director to get excited about.


My Friend Fela


A look at a political and musical pioneer who inspired a generation, and his enduring legacy.




A compelling tragicomedy of family, love and acceptance, exploring the glorious chaos of being alive.


Hope Gap


An emotional portrait of marriage, regrets, and decisions made late in life.


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