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BFI London Film Festival Confirms International Guests Attending 66th Edition’s Galas and Special Presentations

The 66th BFI London Film Festival, in partnership with American Express, has today revealed the immense line-up of talent who will be attending the Galas and Special Presentations at this year’s event.

But, it doesn’t end there as the full programme talent attendance will be announced this coming October 3rd, so keep watching this space.

From the 5th through to the 16th of October, the LFF will return to its flagship venues in the heart of London – BFI Southbank and the Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall, which between them will play host to Galas, Special Presentations and Official Competition. Films and series from all strands of the Festival will screen in many of central London’s iconic cinemas with a curated selection of features showcased at 10 partner venues across the UK.

The full programme features films, series and immersive artworks from over 63 countries with 41% of the programme made by female and non-binary directors/creators or co-directors/creators and 34% made by ethnically diverse directors/creators.

In the meanwhile, to keep you busy until the full attendance list is released, we’ll leave you with all the guests confirmed to attend the festival’s Galas and Special Presentations below:

HEADLINE GALAS

ROALD DAHL’S MATILDA THE MUSICAL

Matthew Warchus; Cast Emma Thompson; Alisha Weir; Lashana Lynch; Stephen Graham; Sindhu Vee; Tim Minchin; Dennis Kelly; Tim Bevan; Eric Fellner; Jon Finn; Luke Kelly

GLASS ONION: A KNIVES OUT MYSTERY

Rian Johnson; Ram Bergman; Daniel Craig; Janelle Monae; Edward Norton; Kathryn Hahn; Madelyn Cline; Kate Hudson; Leslie Odom Jr.; Jessica Henwick; Dave Bautista

EMPIRE OF LIGHT

Sam Mendes; Olivia Colman; Micheal Ward; Colin Firth; Toby Jones; Tom Brooke; Tanya Moodie; Crystal Clarke; Hannah Onslow; Pippa Harris

THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN

Martin McDonagh; Brendan Gleeson; Colin Farrell; Barry Keoghan; Graham Broadbent

BARDO, FALSE CHRONICLE OF A HANDFUL OF TRUTHS

Alejandro González Iñárritu; Daniel Giménez Cacho; Griselda Siciliani; Ximena Lamadrid; Iker Solano; Karla Luna Cantu; Stacy Perskie Kaniss; Darius Khondji

DECISION TO LEAVE

Park Chan-wook; Park-Hae il

LIVING

Oliver Hermanus; Stephen Woolley; Bill Nighy; Aimee Lou Wood; Kazuo Ishiguro

GUILLERMO DEL TORO’S PINOCCHIO

Guillermo del Toro; Mark Gustafson; David Bradley; Gregory Mann; Cate Blanchett; Christoph Waltz; Burn Gorman; Gary Ungar; Corey Campodonico; Alex Bulkley

SHE SAID

Maria Schrader; Carey Mulligan; Dede Gardner; Jeremy Kleiner; Megan Twohey; Jodi Kantor; Rebecca Lenkiewicz

THE SON

Florian Zeller; Vanessa Kirby

TILL

Chinonye Chukwu; Jalyn Hall; Danielle Deadwyler; Tosin Cole; John Douglas Thompson; Hayley Bennet; Barbara Broccoli; Keith Beauchamp

THE WHALE

Darren Aronofsky; Samuel D Hunter; Brendan Fraser

WHITE NOISE

Noah Baumbach; Greta Gerwig; Jodie Turner-Smith; Raffey Cassidy; David Heyman; Uri Singer; Leslie Converse

THE WONDER

Sebastián Lelio; Florence Pugh; Niamh Algar; Elaine Cassidy; Kila Lord Cassidy; Toby Jones; Tessa Ross; Emma Donoghue; Mathew Herbert

SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS AND SPECIAL SCREENINGS

ALLELUJAH

Richard Eyre; Jennifer Saunders; Judi Dench; Bally Gill; Gerard Horan; Lorraine Ashbourne; Louis Serkis-Ashbourne; Jesse Akele; Ross Tomlinson

BONES & ALL

Luca Guadagnino; Timothee Chalamet; Taylor Russell; David Kajganich; Theresa Park; Francesco Melzi d’Eril; Lorenzo Mieli; Marco Morabito; Peter Spears 

CAUSEWAY

Lila Neugebauer; Jennifer Lawrence; Justine Ciarrocchi

THE ENGLISH

Hugo Blick; Greg Brenman; Colin Wratten; Emily Blunt; Chaske Spencer; Tom Hughes; Steve Wall; Stephen Rea

THE ETERNAL DAUGHTER

Joanna Hogg; Tilda Swinton; Carly Sophia-Davies; Joseph Mydell

HOLY SPIDER

Ali Abbasi; Zar Amir-Ebrahimi

MY POLICEMAN

Michael Grandage; Emma Corrin; David Dawson; Rupert Everett; Linus Roache; Gina McKee; Philip Herd; Robbie Rogers; Cora Palfrey; Bethan Roberts

NANNY

Nikyatu Jusu; Anna Diop; Michelle Monaghan; Nikkia Moulterie; Rina Yang

NIL BY MOUTH

Ray Winstone

THE SWIMMERS

Sally El Hoisaini; Nathalie Issa; Manal Issa; Matthias Schweighöfe; Ahmed Malek; Yusra Mardini; Sven Spannenkrebs; Ali Jaafar; Eric Fellner; Stephen Daldry

TRIANGLE OF SADNESS

Ruben Östlund; Dolly De Leon

WOMEN TALKING

Sarah Polley; Claire Foy; Rooney Mara; Dede Gardner; Jeremy Kleiner

THE INSPECTION

Elegance Bratton; Chester Algernal Gordon

PIAFFE

Ann Oren; Kristof Gerega; Bjørn Melhus; Samuel Eschmann

THE GOOD NURSE

Tobias Lindholm; Eddie Redmayne; Jessica Chastain; Scott Franklin; Krysty Wilson-Cairns; Amy Loughren

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