240 films. One festival.240 films. 72 countries. 16 cinemas. 12 days. One festival: The BFI London Film Festival. Now in its 59th year, it is the jewel in the BFI's crown. Both the BFI and the BFI London Film Festival are what they say they are: British institutes. Here's your chance to get involved.
For this event, catch a slice of sublime South African cinema. Sibs Shongwe-La Mer's debut directorial piece follows Johannesburg's privileged youth. While they may have escaped the horrors that their parent's generation lived through, that doesn't mean they don't have issues of their own. Beautifully shot in black and white, Necktie Youth is a promising film from a major new talent.
Over 18s only. Valid ID required. Runtime: 86 minutes.