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The 64th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express takes place across the UK, inviting you to experience the world’s best new films wherever you are. Enjoy 12 days of UK premieres online via BFI Player or in cinemas throughout the UK - and join the festival for a range of free-to-access digital events, XR and Immersive Art, and more.

GFT is a Venue Partner for BFI London Film Festival, giving our audience the first chance to see a selection of exciting new titles from LFF on the big screen, at the home of film in Glasgow. The festival will run from 7 to 18 October 2020.

Explore the programme below.

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Films in this Season

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18 October

After Love (N/C 15+)

​In this knockout feature debut from Aleem Khan, Joanna Scanlan is superb as a woman left reeling upon discovering her late husband’s secrets.

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Ammonite (N/C 15+) is Sold out 17 October

Ammonite (N/C 15+)

​Francis Lee follows up God’s Own Country with a film that is every bit as immersive, tactile and emotionally powerful, aided by the devastatingly good Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan.

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14 October

Another Round (12A)

A spirited and thought-provoking drama that asks if a regular tipple is the key to unlocking the best version of yourself.

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David Byrne's American Utopia (N/C 15+) is Sold out 15 October

David Byrne's American Utopia (N/C 15+)

​Imagine if you could be front row, onstage even, for one of the most electrifying performances of David Byrne’s career...

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8 October

Herself (15)

​Director Phyllida Lloyd reunites with her all-female Shakespeare collaborators for a stirring drama about a woman who refuses to be broken.

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7 October

Mangrove (N/C 15+)

Multi-award winning director Steve McQueen’s rousing tale of Black solidarity and resistance brings a seminal moment in British history into sharp focus.​

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10 October

Mogul Mowgli (N/C 15+)

​​Bassam Tariq’s visceral directorial debut, co-written with Riz Ahmed, finds a British-Pakistani rapper’s life spiralling out of control when, on the cusp of success, he succumbs to a debilitating illness.

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Nomadland (N/C 15+) is Sold out 16 October

Nomadland (N/C 15+)

​Frances McDormand illuminates Chloé Zhao’s humane and lyrical film about people living on the road in the American West.

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Shirley (N/C 15+) is Sold out 9 October

Shirley (N/C 15+)

​Going nowhere with a novel about the disappearance of a local girl, writer Shirley Jackson gets the inspiration she needs when two young newlyweds come to stay.

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Soul (N/C 5+) is Sold out 11 October

Soul (N/C 5+)

The perfect film for your heart, body and, well… soul.

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11 October

Supernova (N/C 15+)

Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci shine as a couple dealing with the onset of illness in this warm and tender drama.

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13 October

Time (N/C 15+)

​Enduring love and social justice lie at the heart of this poignant documentary about a single mother’s battle for the release of her incarcerated husband.

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Undine (N/C 15+) is Sold out 12 October

Undine (N/C 15+)

​Paula Beer embodies a modern-day incarnation of the mermaid myth in the latest from contemporary German cinema’s most audacious storyteller, Christian Petzold.

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