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European premiere of Breathe to open 61st BFI London Film Festival

61st BFI London Film FEstival: Breathe

The 61st BFI London Film Festival has announced that this year’s Opening Night gala will be Andy Serkis’ feature directorial debut, Breathe. Based on the true story of Robin Cavendish, Breathe is a heart-warming and highly emotional celebration of bravery and human possibility, a love story about living every breath as though it’s your last. […]

BFI London Film Festival: The Red Turtle (La Tortue Rouge)

Directed by Michael Dudok de Wit LFF Screening October 5th, 6th, 2016 Watch on iTunes (US) or by Richard Hamer “This screening has proved unexpectedly popular,” says the woman working at BFI Southbank, as I squeeze into a seat at the small, packed venue. It can only mean one thing: the name ‘Studio Ghibli’ still […]

Ash Brannon

Director Ash Brannon discusses the making of his new animated film Rock Dog by Joanna Orland Ash Brannon is a writer, animator and director who has worked on classic films including Pixar’s Toy Story and Toy Story 2, Dreamworks’ Over the Hedge, and the Oscar-nominated penguin film Surf’s Up.  His latest film Rock Dog is […]

BFI London Film Festival: Grandma

Grandma Directed by Paul Weitz Starring Lily Tomlin, Julia Garner, Marcia Gay Harden, Judy Greer, Laverne Cox, John Cho and Sam Elliott by Joanna Orland We first meet Elle (Tomlin) as she is breaking up with her younger girlfriend Olivia (Greer), subtly revealing the heartache she still feels after losing her partner Violet after 38 […]