A United Kingdom to open the 60th BFI London Film Festival

The 60th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express® is delighted to announce that this year’s Opening Night gala will be Amma Asante’s A UNITED KINGDOM, the true story of Seretse Khama, King of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1947 in the face of fierce opposition from their families and the British and South African governments.

New trailer for ‘Selma’ released

SELMA, the story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s historic struggle to secure voting rights for African-Americans, will open in UK cinemas on 6thFebruary next year. 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of this pivotal moment in the US Civil Rights Movement and this triumphant story of the power of the people.