LFF goes competitive with more awards

Article published on Sept. 10, 2009
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Article published on Sept. 10, 2009
The The Times BFI 53rd London Film Festival (LFF, October 14-29) has introduced a Best Film Award and a Best British Newcomer Award in addition to its existing Sutherland Trophy for best first feature and the Grierson Award for best feature documentary. In addition, the BFI Fellowship will be conferred upon two people.

There are 191 features and 113 shorts, including 15 World, 23 European and 146 UK Premieres. Book-ending the festival are Wes Anderson’s UK-produced Fantastic Mr Fox and Sam Taylor-Wood’s Nowhere Boy with the Centrepiece Gala being Jane Campion’s Bright Star

Read the article and see the programme on Cineuropa.org