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London Film Festival 2019

Our essential guide to 2019’s biggest and best UK film festival

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The BFI London Film Festival – the biggest, brightest and best event in the capital’s film-going calendar – hits cinemas across the city from October 2-13, 2019. And this year is already shaping up nicely, with an eagerly anticipated opening night gala (‘The Personal History of David Copperfield’) and a killer closer in Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Irishman’. There are also Q&As and masterclasses with filmmakers to get stuck into, as well as short films, talks and workshops. Here’s your full guide to the London Film Festival 2019 as it shapes up.

London Film Festival 2019: all you need to know

How to get LFF 2019 tickets
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How to get LFF 2019 tickets

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Doff your cap! Armando Iannucci’s ‘The Personal History of David Copperfield’ is opening the London Film Festival
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Doff your cap! Armando Iannucci’s ‘The Personal History of David Copperfield’ is opening the London Film Festival

The eagerly awaited Charles Dickens adaptation will get things underway

Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Irishman’ is closing this year’s BFI London Film Festival
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Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Irishman’ is closing this year’s BFI London Film Festival

Leicester Square shine boxes will be doing a roaring trade on October 13