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‘Supernova,’ ‘African Apocalypse,’ ‘Mogul Mowgli’ Among BFI London Film Festival Selections

‘Supernova,’ ‘African Apocalypse,’ ‘Mogul Mowgli’ Among BFI London Film Festival Selections

The 64th edition of the British Film Institute London Film Festival (Lff) revealed its full program Tuesday, containing a robust line-up of 58 features from around the world, as well as a range of extended reality (Xr) projects and shorts.

As previously announced, Steve MacQueen’s “Mangrove” will open the festival and Francis Lee’s “Ammonite” will close it.

Highlights of the program include Harry Macqueen’s mature love story “Supernova,” starring Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci; Rob Lemkin’s “African Apocalypse,” where British-Nigerian poet, activist and the film’s co-writer Femi Nylander travels to West Africa to uncover the secrets of a colonial killer whose spirit lives on; and Bassam Tariq’s Berlin winner “Mogul Mowgli,” co-written with Riz Ahmed, that follows Ahmed’s British-Pakistani rapper whose life spirals out of control when he succumbs to a debilitating illness.

Fresh from Venice, Lff regular Malgorzata Szumowska returns with her chronicle

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