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The great James Gandolfini was #bornonthisday. Catch one of his last performances in The Drop:
“Life would be so wonderful if we only knew what to do with it.” - Greta Garbo, born on this day in 1905
Jack Cardiff and Thelma Schoonmaker celebrate Michael Powell's centenary at Cannes in 2005 #throwbackthursday
Legendary cinematographer Jack Cardiff was born 100 years ago today. Experience his work in glorious Technicolor!…
"It was Dante's Inferno...The initial shock was absolutely overwhelming" The Night Will Fall team talk to @BBCr4today
So many films, so little time! #lff
You know you've made it when a laundrette pays tribute to you
Sally Hawkins and @asabfb on X+Y, their new films about a teenage maths genius: #lff
. @Branchage is back! Meet the film festival known as 'the naughty little sister of Cannes':
Our @BFI #lff trailer makes me fall in love with the programme all over again!
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10 great horror films of the 21st century:
What's your perfect #lff screening? Take the @TimeOutLondon quiz to find out (and win tickets)
On your marks... get set... BFI London Film Festival booking is now open! #lff
The almighty Nick Cave is trending via #20000days, @iainandjane's BFI Film Fund backed doc, premiering tonight!
Raise your martini glass to Goldfinger, which premiered 50 years ago today!
‘In Nigeria, feminism is a dirty word’ – Chika Anadu on B for Boy:
Watch the exclusive new trailer for the BFI London Film Festival:… #lff
124 locations across the UK will be launching #BFISciFi events and screenings! Find yours:
#FilmTies uncovered: Frank, Silence of the Lambs, Eyes Wide Shut and Phantom of the Opera all feature... masks!
#FilmTies: Can you work out what these four films have in common?
Here's some 1930s fashion design inspiration for #LFW, courtesy of the BFI Reuben Library
Auditions for the part of a black cat, Hollywood, 1961. (Ralph Crane)
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Fritz Lang thought M was the best of all his films. Do you agree?
These rare films reveal an amazing look at life in China during early-mid 20th century:
Just in! Edward Snowden documentary Citizenfour to premiere at the London Film Festival: #lff
Shiny!, check out our fab new @BFI London Film Festival essential guide #lff
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“Imagination is the highest kite that can fly” – Lauren Bacall, born on this day in 1924
This is what Shanghai’s famous Nanjing Road looked like more than 100 years ago:
Join the coolest dudes in New Orleans with Down by Law on @BFIPlayer:
Great to see #Pride receiving the praise it deserves. Find out how the actors prepared for their roles:
“It is such a male universe, it is so far away from me that I found it really interesting” – director Lone Scherfig on #TheRiotClub
Director Lone Scherfig and The Riot Club gang previewed their film at BFI Southbank last night
Rule 1: There are no rules Rule 2: Don’t let the fuckers get ya Jarmusch's 5 filmmaking rules:
“Every brush stroke is a test, every scene is a lesson" Martin Scorsese's inspiring commencement speech at NYU Tisch:
On the lookout for great documentaries? Three you must see at the London Film Festival: #lff
World premiere alert! Kung Fu Jungle has been added to the London Film Festival line-up: #lff
We're excited. Legendary documentary-maker @KenBurns is coming to BFI Southbank. Come meet the master in person:
The original scream queen and King Kong star Fay Wray was born on this day in 1907
Jim Jarmusch’s Only Lovers Left Alive is now available to devour on @BFIPlayer:
Hat tip to Margarita, With a Straw for its Toronto film festival win! Catch it at the #lff:
A director only makes one film in his life. Then he breaks it into pieces and makes it again Jean Renoir #borntoday
Who is the man inside the papier-mâché head? Watch Frank on the @BFIPlayer:
Did you know? Peter Lorre was the very first Bond villain in a 1954 version of Casino Royale
Shirley Temple signs her first motion picture contract in 1932
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After nearly 70 years, a new documentary finally tells the story of a vital memorial film:
Hip-hop pioneer Afrika Bambaataa has joined the #BFISciFi mission:
Want filmmaking insights from The Riot Club director Lone Scherfig? Tweet us your questions via #AskLone
Danger looms over Cary Grant in our #posteroftheweek for Arsenic and Old Lace
Here are highlights from your weekend in film...
Happy new week! What did everyone watch over the weekend?