9 people out of 10 love films. Are you crazy about films? If yes, an event in London is waiting for you!
BFI (British Film Institute) organizes a remarkable event in which one can enjoy the work done in the field of films and documentaries. Many thousands come each year and the popularity is increasing as the time is passing.
Originally, the festival existed since 1953 and is known as London Film Festival Unquestionably, it is one of the biggest events of London and means tremendous a lot to those who enjoy watching films and documentaries.
The London Film Festival would be starting at 9th of October 2013 and would finish later on 20th of October 2013. In short, the event would continue for 2 weeks or 14 days. Brilliantly, the London Film Festival would start with a film of director Paul Greengrass. It is a European premiere and is named as “Captain Philips.” In addition, the movie is about hijacking by Solami pirates of the U.S container.
At the Odeon Leicester Square on Sunday the 20th the event would be ending with “Saving Mr. Banks.” Emma Thompson who has gained 2 times Academy Award-winner is also starred in this film as Mary Poppins.
Furthermore, the London Film Festival distributes certain awards for extraordinary films and documentaries. During the festival the best documentary gets The Grierson Award. Moreover, an award is named after a 5th duke of Sutherland, George Sutherland-Leverson-Gower and is known as The Sutherland Trophy. The award is given to the film which is most original out of all movies. A new British talent would get Best British Newcomer Award. Additionally, Best Film Award is presented to the best film screened during the festival.
As the years are passing by, more and more celebrities and coming to the event to take part in question and answer sessions. By doing this fans get a better chance to understand the actors and films, they like.
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