The 2022 BFI Film Festival will be in its 66th edition. The London film festival showcases the best in the world of cinema. Here is what to know about this year’s edition.
What is the BFI London Film Festival
The annual festival takes place in mid-October and has been held since 1956. Audiences are treated to a selection of more than 300 films ranging from shorts, documentaries, and features worldwide. The films represent diverse genres, languages and film-making styles. The festival is meant to celebrate the work of filmmakers around the world concerning their originality, imagination, creativity and vision. Furthermore, the festival also holds events such as film masterclasses, Q&A forums, lectures, industry events, and public forums.
Dates and venue for the 2022 BFI London Film Festival
The 2022 edition will be held for 12 days between 5th October – 16th October 2022. The grand event will bring together some of the greatest actors and actresses as they receive awards, mingle with fans, pose for photographs on the red carpet, and share their experiences in films. The internationally acclaimed film festival attracts the best local and international filmmakers. Film screenings take place at various venues in the city, such as Haymarket Cinema, Curzon Chelsea and Cine Lumiére, among others. However, the main events at the festival take place at BFI Southbank. If you intend to visit the city for the 2022 film festival, it is advisable to book your stay early to avoid inconveniences.