Thursday, June 13, 2024

The 2022 BFI London Film Festival Lineup

The BFI London Film Festival announced the lineup for its 66th edition. The film festival runs from October 5th – 16th. Previously announced world premieres included two Netflix films: the stop-motion animated film “Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio” and the musical adaptation “Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical.”

Here are the films scheduled for the headline gala:

Opening Night Gala – “Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical” (U.K., Dir. Matthew Warchus)
Closing Night Gala – “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery” (U.S., Dir. Rian Johnson)
American Express Gala – “Empire Of Light” (U.K.-U.S., Dir. Sam Mendes)
American Airlines Gala – “The Banshees Of Inisherin” (Ireland-U.K.-U.S., Dir. Martin McDonagh)
The Mayor of London’s Gala – “Till” (U.S., Dir. Chinonye Chukwu)
BFI Patrons’ Gala – “The Whale” (U.S., Dir. Darren Aronofsky)

“Bardo, False Chronicle Of A Handful Of Truths” (Mexico, Dir. Alejandro G. Iñárritu)
Decision To Leave”(South Korea, Dir. Park Chan-wook)
Living” (U.K., Dir. Oliver Hermanus)
“Guillermo Del Toro’s Pinocchio” (U.S., Dir. Guillermo del Toro, Mark Gustafson)
She Said” (U.S., Dir. Maria Schrader)
The Son”(U.K., Dir. Florian Zeller)
White Noise” (U.S., Dir. Noah Baumbach)
“The Wonder” (U.K.-Ireland, Dir. Sebastián Lelio)

The full line-up for the 66th BFI London Film Festival can be found here.

Are you excited for the lineup? What are your thoughts on the films playing at this year’s festival? Are you looking to attend the BFI London Film Festival this year? Please let us know your thoughts in the comments section below or on our Twitter account.

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Matt Neglia
Matt Neglia
Obsessed about the Oscars, Criterion Collection and all things film 24/7. Critics Choice Member.

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