BFI Film Festival 6-17 October
October 6 - October 17
Ticket sales have opened for this year’s BFI London Film Festival and there’ll be plenty to celebrate from Down Under! So make some bookings and get yourself out of your PJs and down to the Southbank Centre for a great demonstration of Australia-New Zealand talent and cooperation.
Director Jane Campion (NZ) turns her attention to the American West with her entry this year. With cinematography from Ari Wegner (Australia) and starring Benedict Cumberbatch, The Power of the Dog will feature as the American Express Gala film.
The enduring impact of the Greenham Common protests is captured by NZ documentary maker Briar March in Mothers of the Revolution.
In Nitram, Justin Kurzel (Australia) takes on the horrific massacre of 35 people in Tasmania in 1996.
And Eliza Scanlen leads an Australian cast and crew in the drama series Fires, which explores the devastating bushfires that have swept across the country in recent years.