This year’s London Film Festival is to feature an even larger number of screenings and venues, the BFI has announced.
Organisers also say that although the festival, run in partnership with American Express, will run for a shorter length than in past years it will feature more primetime screenings and across more boroughs of London than ever before.
In addition to screenings in Leicester Square cinemas and at the BFI Southbank, the festival will also hold events atHackney Picturehouse, the Renoir in Bloomsbury, Screen on the Green in Islington, and the Rich Mix in Shoreditch.
The Festival will continue to screen at the ICA and will expand its use of Curzon Mayfair, the Ritzy in Brixton, and Cine Lumiere, Kensington which will all screen films throughout the festival.
Clare Stewart, BFI Head of Exhibition and Festival Director said ‘The BFI London Film Festival is one of the jewels in the capital’s cultural crown and we want to ensure that as many people as possible have the opportunity to experience it.
“Whether it’s a film aficionado diving straight in to our festival programme or a moviegoer coming to the festival for the first time – more screenings, more venues and more London boroughs makes it a Film Festival for everyone.’
The festival will run from 10 – 21st October 2012