The 61st annual London Film Festival kicks off this week, with a programme of 242 feature films from 67 countries around the world.
So I thought I’d take a quick look at the festival and its films.The London Film Festival by numbers
Last year, the London Film Festival screened to a total audience of 184,000 people, making it the UK’s largest film festival by a big margin.
And it’s growing; the 2016 attendance figure is 70% higher than a decade ago.
Note: I could not find the figures for 2002 and 2005 but the festival did run.Good value
One possible reason for this large attendance is that tickets compare favourably with average cinema ticket prices in London. A few years ago, I looked at the average …