The 65th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express is delighted to announce that this year’s Closing Night Gala will be THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH written and directed by acclaimed filmmaker Joel Coen, and from Apple Original Films and A24. The film will receive its European Premiere on Sunday 17 October at LFF Gala venue the Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall, with Joel Coen expected to attend.
The BFI London Film Festival is also pleased to announce that there will be simultaneous preview screenings of THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH taking place at LFF partner venues at cinemas across the UK.
Written and directed by Joel Coen and produced by Joel Coen, Frances McDormand and Robert Graf, a bold and fierce adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic, a tale of murder, madness, ambition, and wrathful cunning.
Writer, director and producer of THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH, Joel Coen, said:“Shakespeare belongs to the world but comes from Britain. Having borrowed your cultural patrimony, and having had the great good luck to work with a few of your most brilliant actors, I’m honoured to bring this movie to the London Film Festival for its European premiere.”
The 65th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express takes place from Wednesday 6 October – Sunday 17 October, 2021. The LFF Programme Launch will take place on Tuesday 7 September, 2021.
LFF 2021 Booking Detail
Tickets go on sale 20 September. BFI Members book early and American Express® Cardmembers can access presale from 17 September.