BFI London Film Festival 2010

Public booking for this year’s London Film Festival opens today. There’s a bewildering array of films and special events to choose from, including almost 200 features and 112 shorts, 11 world premieres and over 100 UK premieres, plus special events and guests galore.

Here’s a short sampler of the films on offer, ranging from gala screenings to treasures from the archives.  Click on the titles to read more about each film, including their screening details.

Another Year

Another Year - Jim Broadbent, Ruth Sheen & Oliver Maltman

Black Swan

Black Swan - Natalie Portman


Carlos - Edgar Ramirez plays the notorious 1970s terrorist

The Great White Silence

The Great White Silence - Herbert Ponting’s 1924 film about Captain Scott’s ill-fated 1910 expedition to the South Pole

The King’s Speech

The King’s Speech - Colin Firth & Helena Bonham Carter

Let Me In

Let Me In - Chloe Moretz

Pandora’s Box

Pandora’s Box - Louise Brooks stars in GW Pabst’s 1929 classic

Le Quattro Volte

Le Quattro Volte - Michelangelo Frammartino’s study of a Calabrian village

Rite of Spring

Rite of Spring - Manoel de Oliveira’s 1963 film