LondonNet Cinema Guide
London Film Festival 2006

London Film Festival 2006

The 50th annual LFF includes the talents of Brad Pitt, Will Ferrell and Kate Winslet , famed director Tim Burton and a flock of fiesty penguins amongst more than 180 feature films. Conquering genres or just making them up, this year's collection melds hollywood icons and arty-types, and no matter your cinema modus operandi, you're sure to find something that stirs your mind. And soul.

French Revolutions Cinema Europa
Carole Bouquet in Aurore. Studio: France Televisions Dark Blue Almost Black. Tesela P.C.
World Cinema Short Cuts and Animation
The Masseur. Directed by Brillante Mendoza Rabbits and Bears. Directed by Hyo-Jeong Kim
Experimenta Treasures from the Archives
Wild Tigers I Have Known. Directed by Cam Archer The Tower of Silence (Der Turm des Schweigens). Directed by Dr Johannes Guter
Galas and Special Screenings Film on the Square
Climates (Iklimler). Directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan Princess. Directed by Anders Morgenthaler
New British Cinema Opening and Closing Nights
Black Gold. Directed by Marc Francis, Nick Francis Brad Pitt in Babel. Paramount Pictures and Paramount Classics present an Anonymous Content production, an Una produccion de Zeta Film, and a Central Films production. Written by Guillermo Arriaga. Directed and produced by Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu. Photo Credit: Murray Close

Here's LondonNet's guide to the LFF:

Delve into the deeper depths of indie-cinema with this year's London Film Festival, where crap conspires with cunning in a way that could only create a film festival.

List of featured films

National Film Theatre
Odeon Leicester Square
Odeon West End
ICA Cinema
Gala and Special Screenings

Take advantage of the festival's four ways to book, but get tickets quick. (No credit or postal booking fee) Click here for ticket prices.

Online Booking - Book more than one film at a time, and pay by Switch, MasterCard, Visa or American Express card.
Telephone Booking - 020 7928 3232, 9.30 - 20.30 daily.
Postal Booking - Print the form below. Postal bookings will be processed from 18 September for BFI members (maximum of 2 tickets per film or 4 tickets per family film). Booking forms are treated strictly on a first-come-first-served basis.

Click here to download form
And send to: Box Office, National Film Theatre, South Bank, London SE1 8XT.
Personal Booking
- At the NFT Box Office, Leicester Square Ticket Booth and Festival venues
- At the NFT Box Office, South Bank, open daily from 11.30 - 20.30
- At the Festival Ticket Booth, Leicester Square (opposite Empire Cinema), open 16 October - 2 November, 12.00 - 21.00
- At the Festival venues, tickets for the day are available from 30 minutes before the first screening

Note: Members of the ICA, Ritzy, Rio, Tricycle and Ciné Lumière get priority postal booking - your form will be processed one day before the public.

Festival Events:
Full list of LFF events