Much has been made of the festival’s big hitters, such as Fernando Meirelles’ 360, Terence Davies’ The Deep Blue Sea, and Alexander Payne’s The Descendants, but what viewers may not realise is that the festival will be screening a range of classics to compliment its vast array of new talent.
This special strand of the London Film Festival, will see the BFI delve into famous vaults to bring viewers the ‘Treasures of the Archives’, a collection of 15 classic, seminal, and influential works. Here are just some of the highlights to be screened at the BFI’s National Film Theatre:
America America (1963)
Director: Elia Kazan
Cast: Stathis Giallelis,