The BFI London Film Festival returns with a programme that examines and celebrates the capital

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The BFI London Film Festival returns with a programme that examines and celebrates the capital

Next week sees the start of the 60th BFI London Film Festival, one of the highlights of the capital's cultural calendar and one of the world's leading film events.

Over 11 days, it will show 249 features, 145 shorts and from 74 different countries - 39 of the films will be world premieres.

The LFF's director Clare Stewart, spoke to London Live's Luke Blackall and shared some of her highlights of movies showing at the festival that have a strong London connection.

The event runs from October 5-16, for more information visit www.bfi.org.uk/lff

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