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London Film Festival 2016

Our essential guide to 2016’s biggest and best UK film festival

London Film Festival – the biggest, brightest and best event in the capital’s filmgoing calendar – hits cinemas across the city from Oct 5-16 2016. Screening everything from swanky, star-studded red carpet premieres of major Hollywood movies to the very best in world cinema, the LFF centres around Leicester Square but also branches out to local movie houses all over London. There are also heaps of Q&As and masterclasses with filmmakers, as well as short films, talks and workshops. Find below your full guide to the London Film Festival 2016.

What to see at this year's London Film Festival

The 30 films you need to see at the 2016 London Film Festival
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The 30 films you need to see at the 2016 London Film Festival

From Hollywood premieres to cult obscurities, all the hottest films at this year's London Film Festival

The first movie of LFF 2016 has been announced
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The first movie of LFF 2016 has been announced

'A United Kingdom', starring Rosamund Pike and David Oyelowo, to open the 2016 London Film Festival

Tickets to the 2016 LFF

London Film Festival tickets: how to get them
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London Film Festival tickets: how to get them

All you need to know about scoring tickets for this year's London Film Festival

Exclusive: a brand new 780-seater pop-up cinema to open by the Thames next month
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Exclusive: a brand new 780-seater pop-up cinema to open by the Thames next month

All the info about the amazing pop-up screen built exclusively for this year's LFF

The biggest films at LFF 2016

La La Land
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La La Land

Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone in a sumptuous musical

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
Users say
  • 4 out of 5 stars
A United Kingdom
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A United Kingdom

The festival's opening film, a cross-cultural romance

Time Out says
  • 3 out of 5 stars
Users say
  • 4 out of 5 stars
Queen of Katwe
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Queen of Katwe

The uplifting true story of a Ugandan chess prodigy

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
Users say
  • 5 out of 5 stars
Snowden
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Snowden

Oliver Stone fluffs the greatest political story of our time

Time Out says
  • 2 out of 5 stars
Users say
  • 3 out of 5 stars
Their Finest
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Their Finest

A smart romcom set in WW2 London's film industry

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
Users say
  • 4 out of 5 stars
Lion
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Lion

Dev Patel searches Google Earth for his lost family

Time Out says
  • 2 out of 5 stars
Users say
  • 5 out of 5 stars
A Monster Calls
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A Monster Calls

A dark, imaginative fantasy story set in Lancashire

Time Out says
  • 3 out of 5 stars
Users say
  • 4 out of 5 stars
Manchester by the Sea
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Manchester by the Sea

The stunning new film from Kenneth Lonergan

Time Out says
  • 5 out of 5 stars
Users say
  • 5 out of 5 stars
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Tim C
Tim C

All great films. And I hope you can find time to check out our own entry - a World Premiere, for kids, with 2 girls in the lead roles - called Who Killed Nelson Nutmeg? Its a return to 'proper' children's films, with fun, excitement, drama and adventure. On at the Haymarket on the 10th October


www.nelsonnutmeg.com