Breathe to Kickstart the 2017 BFI London Film Festival

October 1, 2017 0 Comments

Andy Serkis’ period drama has been chosen to open this year’s festival.

The 61st BFI London Film Festival will kick off on Wednesday 4 October with the European premiere of Breathe. Directed by Andy Serkis, the film is based on the true story of Robin Cavendish, a prominent campaigner for the disabled during the middle part of the 20th century who was left paralysed by polio while on a trip to Africa.

Martin McDonagh’s Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is set to close the festival.

This movie is a dark comic drama, about a mother who personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter’s murder, when they fail to catch the culprit.

Festival has Amazing line up of around 243 films that will be screened from 67 countries, in 15 cinemas across London.

30 recommendations at the BFI London Film Festival 2017

 http://www.bfi.org.uk/news-opinion/sight-sound-magazine/comment/festivals/bfi-london-film-festival-2017-30-recommendations

Cary Rajinder Sawhney Programme Adviser at BFI London Film festival in his recent Vlog about South Asian Cinema Highlighted some movies that are not to be missed during the BFI London Film festival.

Movies to Look forward to,

Beyond the Clouds By Majid Majidi

Brawler (Mukkabaaz) By Anurag Kashyap

Abu : Father By Arshad Khan

The Song of Scorpions By Anup Singh

The Hungry By Bornila Chatterjee

Azmaish : Trials of Life By Sabiha Sumar

Shiraz By Franz Osten

More Information about festival visit : https://whatson.bfi.org.uk/lff/Online/default.asp