BFI London Film Festival 2017: In its 61st edition, the BFI London Film Festival will bring a diverse selection of 242 feature films from both established and emerging talent. This twelve-day-long celebration of cinema illustrates the richness of international filmmaking, with films to delight and entertain audiences, and films that probe and interrogate issues of significance. Considered the UK’s leading and most prestigious film festival, this year it will host 28 world premieres, 9 international premieres and 34 European premieres and will welcome a stellar line up of cast and crew. Alongside its galas, special presentations and films in competitions, the festival has a thrilling range of new cinema in sections: Love, Debate, Laugh, Dare, Thrill, Cult, Journey, Create, Experimenta and Family. As in every BFI Film Festival, there will be films from and inspired by the MENA region. Taking place 4-15 October, 2017 at various West End and Non-West End cinema venues in London.