A drama that tackles the vicious cycle of sex trafficking in modern Europe has won the best film award in the official competition at the BFI London Film Festival.
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Keira Knightley has said she turned down well-paid roles because she was not interested in playing “the wife and girlfriend”.
More than 80 female screen stars and filmmakers joined forces at the BFI London Film Festival to highlight the contribution of women to the film industry in the UK and around the world.
The BFI London Film Festival will begin today with the premiere of a new film by director Steve McQueen.
The entertainment industry will not utilise the best talent in the country if people keep sticking to the “same old, same old”, the head of Women in Film and Television (UK) has warned.
The new movie from a north-east director will have its world premiere at a prestigious film festival later this year.
The UK premiere of an Oscar-tipped film about a mother’s protest against police was itself met with activists as the BFI London Film Festival came to a raucous finale.
Russian director Andrey Zvyagintsev’s Loveless has been awarded best film at the star-studded BFI London Film Festival.
Actor Armie Hammer has praised women who have accused producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment as “brave”.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has said he wants the capital to overtake New York and Los Angeles as a destination for film-making.
Maxine Peake has said the claim that women are not funny began because men were “frightened”.
Armie Hammer has spoken about the doubts he felt about his ability to take on his starring role in gay love story Call Me By Your Name.
America must get away from the idea that anyone with a different opinion is the enemy, actor Bryan Cranston has said.
Irish actress Saoirse Ronan has said she hopes the big screen adaptation of Ian McEwan’s On Chesil Beach inspires young people to talk honestly about sex.
Writer Ian McEwan has hit out at Hollywood, branding its film industry as “bad behaviour on a neon scale”.
Emma Thompson has admitted she still has dreams of being a “rock and roll chick” and wants to hold on to those ambitions.
Lord Of The Rings star Andy Serkis will unveil his directorial debut to a British audience today as his movie Breathe opens the BFI London Film Festival.
Sir Patrick Stewart has said he hopes the massacre in Las Vegas – in which 59 people were murdered in a hail of bullets – could finally be the “spur” that will introduce gun control legislation in America.