BFI Highlights: January 2016


January 2016 Highlights:

Le Mepris

Le Mepris

An extended run of Jean-Luc Godard's colourful, sumptuous relationship drama Le Mepris, starring a smouldering Brigitte Bardot.

Godard's muse Anna Karina will also be attending for Q&As after several screenings of Godard films in which she appeared:

Saturday 16 January, 15:10 – SCREENING: Bande à part + Q&A with Anna Karina

Saturday 16 January, 17:50 – SCREENING: Le Mépris + Q&A with Anna Karina

Saturday 16 January, 20:40 – SCREENING: Vivre sa vie + Q&A with Anna Karina

Room

Room

A preview of Lenny Abrahamsson's festival award-winning drama Room, starring an outstanding Brie Larson. You can read the Smoke Screen review from London Film Festival here.

The Iron Giant

The Iron Giant

A Funday Preview of The Iron Giant, the animated adaptation of Ted Hughes acclaimed story  in a remastered version with extra scenes.

Mark Kermode

Mark Kermode

Mark Kermode in 3D. The idiosyncratic and beloved broadcaster and critic kicks off a new regular in-person series at the BFI.

BUG

BUG

BUG Special: 10 Years of Because Music- Adam Buxton takes viewers through a visual history of the eclectic music label that has houses artists like Justice and Charlotte Gainsbourg.

Poison

Poison

BFI Flare turns 30 - in celebration of the LGBT festival's 30th anniversary this year, the BFI are screening several notable films, including Todd Haynes's Poison.

The Assassin

The Assassin

Extended run of Hou Hsiao-Hsien's elegant period "wuxia" martial arts epic The Assassin, voted the number 1 film of 2015 in the BFI's Sight and Sound magazine

January Seasons:

Godard season in January 2016 at the BFI

Godard season in January 2016 at the BFI

  • Jean-Luc Godard

    A seminal film director and a leading contemporary artist whose work in diverse media and changing historical contexts demands to be re-examined.

  • Quentin Tarantino

    With anticipation for The Hateful Eight reaching fever pitch, it’s the perfect opportunity to revisit the oeuvre of Tarantino on the big screen in 35mm.

  • Blitz Flicks

    Each weekend in January the BFI is offering you the chance to experience a matinee programme, 1940s-style.

  • Talking to Strangers: The TV dramas of Christopher Morahan

    A master craftsman of the small screen, who’s been at the helm of some of Britain’s most memorable productions.

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See BFI website for full listings of events, talks, previews and strands in January and beyond.