London film festival 2011

Dreams of a Life: world exclusive trailer - video

Carol Morley's extraordinary drama-documentary tells the story of Joyce Vincent, a young woman whose skeleton was discovered in a flat three years after she had died. The film premiered at the BFI London film festival and opens in the UK on 16 December

17, Nov, 2011 @1:27 PM

Lewis Klahr's The Pettifogger: Collaging the crime – in pictures

Artist Lewis Klahr re-animates iconic images from comic books and advertisements to create collage-like films. He chose the BFI London film festival last week to debut his first feature-length collage production, The Pettifogger. Here, Klahr talks us through some of his favourite images from this abstract crime film

As told to Louisa McGillicuddy

01, Nov, 2011 @9:38 AM

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Jason Solomon brings the gossip and news from the London film festival's closing night gala – plus this year's Golden Pigeons

Jason Solomons

29, Oct, 2011 @11:07 PM

London film festival dives into The Deep Blue Sea - in pictures

Terence Davies's The Deep Blue Sea was the closing night film of the London film festival. We coasted along to wave at the stars on the red carpet …

Henry Barnes

28, Oct, 2011 @2:42 PM

London film festival 2011 awards – in pictures

Glitz, glamour and a surprise outbreak of rabbinical beard art from the 55th BFI London film festival's annual awards ceremony

27, Oct, 2011 @12:34 PM

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We Need to Talk About Kevin scoops top prize at London film festival

Lynne Ramsay's drama starring Tilda Swinton fights off opposition from a strong shortlist to win best film at ceremony

Mark Brown, arts correspondent

26, Oct, 2011 @9:30 PM

W.E. takes a bow at the London film festival – in pictures

MIA, Laurence Fox and a walnut join Madonna for the London premiere of W.E., her cinematic love letter to Wallis Simpson, in Leicester Square. Hadley Freeman joins them for a trip down the red carpet

Hadley Freeman

24, Oct, 2011 @4:21 PM

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Alexander 'Sideways' Payne is on fine form again, while The Artist never fails to get a standing ovation – Jason Solomons on the news and gossip from the London film festival

Jason Solomons

22, Oct, 2011 @11:07 PM

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Lawrence of Belgravia: Britain's great lost pop star
It's easy to view the new film Lawrence of Belgravia as a depressing film about a delusional musician – but better to think of it as an excuse to celebrate Lawrence himself, writes Alexis Petridis

Alexis Petridis

20, Oct, 2011 @9:15 PM

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Ode to the lonely: Dreams of a Life at the London film festival
Peter Bradshaw: Carol Morley's bold drama-documentary about a young woman whose dead body lay undiscovered in a north London flat for three years is difficult to watch but unforgettable

Peter Bradshaw

20, Oct, 2011 @11:03 AM

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Frederick Wiseman reveals the naked truth about Crazy Horse
Geoffrey Macnab: The director says his portrait of cabaret dancers at a Paris club is just another expression of his fascination with human experience

Geoffrey Macnab

19, Oct, 2011 @4:13 PM

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London film festival puts a trailblazing film called Wanda back on the road
Tony Paley: Barbara Loden's 1970 road movie about a housewife who goes on the run has been saved from the scrapheap and restored

Tony Paley

17, Oct, 2011 @4:40 PM

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