As Day 9 ends BFI release online the daily video highlights of the day before for BFI London Film Festival. On Day 8 of the 55th BFI London Film Festival, The Ides of March was the American Express Gala attended by director, actor and co-writer George Clooney, and co-stars Evan Rachel Wood and Philip Seymour Hoffman.
The Ides of March takes place during the frantic last days before a heavily contested Ohio presidential primary, when an up-and-coming campaign press secretary (Ryan Gosling) finds himself involved in a political scandal that threatens to upend his candidate’s shot at the presidency. Also starring George Clooney, Paul Giamatti and Philip Seymour Hoffman.
Dexter Fletcher took part in a Masterclass exploring his directorial debut Wild Bill as part of the LFF Education programme, and Azazel Jacobs presented his latest film Terri.
Day One – 360
Day Two – 50/50, Like Crazy
Day Three –Shame, 50/50 Q&A
Day Four – Rampart, Pariah
Day Five – Coriolanus, Alps, Crazy Horse
Day Six – We Need To Talk About Kevin, Were Do We Go Now
Day Seven – The Artist, Children Who Chase Lost Voices From Deep Below