Note- the BFI London Film Festival takes over much of the normal programming for the BFI during October.
Highlights for October/November include:
- This period sees the launch of the BFI's multi-month LOVE season. Launch event Leading Ladies of Love is a panel talk on what the future holds for leading women working in cinema today.
- An extended run of David Lean's Russian-set epic, Dr Zhivago, newly restored in 4K digital. A highlight of the LOVE season.
- A preview of Todd Hayne's Cannes-winning Carol, a highlight of the BFI LOVE season.
- An extended run of Tony Scott's fable-like, lunatic romance, True Romance.
- A talk with Sir David Attenborough on natural world TV programming.
- Soho Sex Club Night- a series of docs take you into the underworld of London's kinkiest district.
- Make More Noise! Suffragettes on Film- the exploits of the women's rights movement captured in archive footage.
- Beyond the Lights and Q&A with director Gina Prince-Bythewood and star Gugu Mbatha-Raw.
- A 70th Anniversary extended run of Brief Encounter.
- BFI October/November Main Seasons:
Films to fall in love with. Films to break your heart.
Television offered the factual filmmaker a host of new opportunities in its formative decades..
Tarkovsky’s magnificent seven feature films use memory, dreams, long takes and fractured time to transform the art of cinema.
See BFI website for more details on strands, extended runs, special programmes, family events and more.