Magazine article Screen International

BFI to Honour Burton and Bonham Carter; LFF Jurors to Include Trapero, Garai, Yates

Magazine article Screen International

BFI to Honour Burton and Bonham Carter; LFF Jurors to Include Trapero, Garai, Yates

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Jury presidents are David Hare, Hannah McGill, Roger Graef, and David Heyman.

Helena Bonham Carter and Tim Burton will receive BFI Fellowships, the Insitute's highest honour, during this year's BFI London Film Festival. Burton's film Frankenweenie opens the festival tonight.

Tim Burton said: "I feel very touched and grateful to the BFI for this tremendous honor. It means more than I can put into words to receive the BFI Fellowship and to be included alongside the great directors who have received it before me."

Helena Bonham Carter added: "I am somewhat bewildered and not sure that I am deserving of such an honour as a Fellowship from the BFI, but shall accept it with deep gratitude."

The 56th BFI London FIlm Festival has also unveiled the jurors for its new competitive sections. …

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