See BFI website for full details of seasons, events and other screenings in June 2016 at BFI Southbank, Imax and beyond.
June 2016 Highlights:
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (Director’s Cut)- Kicking off the BFI's tribute to Steven Spielberg, this sci-fi classic returns for an exclusive run at BFI Southbank in a new 35mm print to 9 June.
Affirm! + Q&A with actor Teodor Corban, screenwriter Florin Lazarescu, and director, Radu Jude appearing via Skype- A constable and his son search for a runaway Roma in this much-praised original Romanian ‘western.’
Ghost in the Shell - the hugely influential 1995 cyberpunk anime from director Mamoru Ishii screens once more, a tribute to 25 years of distributor Manga Entertainment. Also screening is the 2015 Japanese update -Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie - from director Kazuya Nomura.
June 2016 Main Seasons at BFI Southbank:
Part one of the BFI’s Spielberg season is full of fear and awe, includes Jaws, Close Encounters and Duel.
In recent years Romanian films have won prizes and praise a-plenty. It’s time to explore what makes them so special.
Television’s exploration of cities and the built environment has long been an outlet for Britain’s most imaginative critical voices.
A weekend of some of the best new Japanese anime.