Tuesday, 21 October 2014

LEVIATHAN WINS LONDON FILM FESTIVAL OFFICIAL COMPETITION


The London Film Festival only includes a small fraction of its selection each year, roughly 5%, in its official competition, but they're many of them excellent features. Critical mega-hit Leviathan won the top award from Jeremy Thomas' jury, reportedly the unanimous choice, beating my preferred choice, The Duke of BurgundyFull winners below:

Official Competition
Leviathan (Andrey Zvyagintsev)

Special Mention

Girlhood (Celine Sciamma)


Documentary Competition
Silvered Water, Syria Self-Portrait (Wiam Simav Bedirxan and Ossama Mohammed)

First Feature Competition
The Tribe (Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy)

Best British Debut
Sameena Jabeen Ahmed (Catch Me Daddy)

BFI Fellowship
Stephen Frears