The 67th BFI London Film Festival has announced this year’s line-up of Screen Talks, in which audiences have the chance to hear first-hand from acclaimed UK and global filmmaking talents.

The Screen Talks programme will include the iconic filmmaker and passionate champion of cinema, Martin Scorsese, who returns to the LFF with ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ and renowned writer, actor and director Emerald Fennell, whose sophomore feature ‘Saltburn’ opens this year’s Festival. Director Andrew Haigh will discuss his career to date, culminating in the superb ‘All of Us Strangers’, while Lulu Wang will reflect on her work including new series ‘Expats’, as will Kitty Green, whose latest feature ‘The Royal Hotel’ is nominated for Best Film at this year’s Festival. 

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In addition to filmmakers with work in this year’s Festival, LFF will also welcome director, writer and actor Greta Gerwig, whose wholly original, critically acclaimed ‘Barbie’ has become both a cultural phenomenon and a record-breaking box office success.


Emerald Fennell

Thursday 5 October, 12:15 – BFI Southbank

Martin Scorsese

Saturday 7 October, 14:00 – Southbank Centre, Royal Festival Hall

Kitty Green 

Saturday 7 October, 11:15 – BFI Southbank

Greta Gerwig 

Sunday 8 October, 18:00 – BFI Southbank

Andrew Haigh 

Monday 9 October, 16:00 – Curzon Soho

Lulu Wang

Tuesday 10 October, 11:00 – BFI Southbank

Tickets are on sale on Tuesday 26 September from:

10:00 – BFI Patrons’ priority booking

11:30 – BFI Champions’ priority booking

12:30 – BFI Members’ priority booking

16:30 – General sale