Love London Love Culture’s Guide to Places Re -opening

As things slowly and cautiously begin to re-open with enhanced safety measures, here’s a guide to some of the attractions that are welcoming visitors back. If you do plan on visiting please make sure you check all safety details that you will have to comply with when making a trip. The National Gallery: now open… Read More

NEWS: BFI Announces BFI Japan 2020: Over 100 Years of Japanese Cinema

The BFI has today announced highlights of BFI Japan 2020, a major celebration of Japanese cinema set to launch on the 11th May. Having originally scheduled to run in venues across the UK from May – September 2020, this newly announced six month season will include the programming of nine e new online collections of… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 12th April

Here’s a guide to some of the most popular reads on LLLC this week… Review of The Prince of Egypt the Musical’s Original Cast recording: this week we took a listen to the newly released recording of the West End musical, featuring the original cast. The soundtrack includes ‘Deliver Us’, ‘Never in a Million Years’… Read More

NEWS: BFI and Bloomsbury Relaunch BFI Film Classics Series

Almost thirty years after it was started, it has been announced that the BFI Film Classics Series is being relaunched with new titles. This news will also mean that there is a change of focus in the series, with women, LGBTIQ+, Black, Asian, mixed ethnicity and the Global South to be foregrounded in films selected… Read More

NEWS: BFI Announces Year Long Programme to Celebrate Filmmaker Federico Fellini

The BFI has announced details of its year long celebration  to mark the centenary of filmmaker Federico Fellini.   Presented in collaboration with Luce – Cinecittà, the celebration will begin at the BFI Southbank with a two month complete retrospective of Fellini’s work from January to February 2020. This  retrospective is the first of the Fellini… Read More

Highlights for the BFI’s Musicals! The Greatest Show on Screen Season

Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon selects a few highlights from the BFI’s new season celebrating the best of musicals on film… Screenings of some of the best musical films created: during the season, there will a huge number of screenings – not just in London but up and down the UK. There will be… Read More

NEWS: BFI Announces Full Programme for BFI Musicals! The Greatest Show on Screen Season

The BFI’s latest season will celebrate the film musical, celebrating the stars and directors who influenced this genre of film. The full programme of this new season was announced at an event which took place at the BFII Southbank this evening, with special guests in attendance including Petula Clark and Clarke Peters and Patricia Ward Kelly, wife and biographer… Read More

NEWS: BFI Announces BFI Musicals! The Greatest Show on Screen Season

The season will feature a variety of events running from October until January 2020. The BFI has released early details of its upcoming season BFI Musicals! The Greatest Show on Screen, running in cinemas and venues across the UK from October until January 2020. Celebrating some of the best film musicals ever to be released… Read More

PREVIEW: The Big Thrill, BFI, Southbank

Taking place as part of the BFI: Thriller: Who Can You Trust? season which kicked off last week, the day long event celebrates the craft that goes into creating cinematic suspense.  Taking place on the 11th November, The Big Thrill will explore the nasty women of film and television and interview thrill-makers with a wide variety activities… Read More

Sir Ian McKellen and BFI Launch Shakespeare on Film Project

The acclaimed actor and the BFI made the announcement at a press conference this morning.  As one of the biggest programmes to celebrate the work of William Shakespeare and how it has been interpreted over the years, the BFI and Sir Ian McKellen will examine how the writer has influenced film makers over the years… Read More