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A Spy Among Friends World Premiere at BFI

BFI London Film Festival 2022

by Gingersnap | | August 31, 2022

A Spy Among Friends starring Damian Lewis will receive a World Premiere at BFI London Film Festival this October. The 66th annual festival will take place in venues across the UK capital on Wednesday October 5 through Sunday October 16, 2022 and will host 22 feature films, three episodic selections and several documentary cinema. Episodes one and two of A Spy Among Friends will premiere on Friday, October 7, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. at Curzon Mayfair, screen 1. The screening is sold out.

The miniseries explores MI6 agent Kim Philby’s defection to the Soviet Union and stars Guy Pearce and Damian Lewis, the latter reuniting with showrunner Alexander Cary following their previous collaboration on Homeland. Above all, it is a moving portrait of friendship and betrayal. Other UK debuts launching at the festival include Fridjof Ryder’s dark thriller Inland, starring Mark Rylance.  Some key dates:

Key Dates

1 September – programme revealed
6 September – priority booking opens for BFI Champions
7 September – priority booking opens for BFI Members
9 September — priority booking opens for AMEX Cardmembers
13 September – booking opens for everyone
5 to 16 October – the festival takes place around the UK
14 to 23 October – the festival continues on BFI Player

For more information, please visit BFI here