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BFI Highlights August 2016


See BFI website for full details of August screenings and events.

Highlights for August:

Preview of Julieta and intro by director Pedro Almodovar - A ravishing study of love and loss from one of contemporary cinema’s great auteurs. The screening on Thursday 11 Aug will be introduced by director Pedro Almodóvar and actor Rossy de Palma. Also see Pedro Almodovar in conversation.

Barry Lyndon extended run- Stanley Kubrick's ravishing adaptation of Thackeray's novel gets the 4K digital re-release treatment.

Sid and Nancy extended run- a reissue of Alex Cox's punk classic, playing as part of Punk.London season.

Film Seasons for August:

  • Almodóvar

    A unique insight into one of contemporary cinema’s most brilliant filmmakers.

  • Punk.London

    Punk continues to be a driving force for change and this season looks back to the past, engages with the present and views into the future.

  • A Midas Touch: The TV and films of director Jack Gold

    Part two of our season continues to highlight some of Gold’s most remarkable work for TV, as well as his successful move into features.

  • WWI: The View from the Ground

    These films, made by and detailing the lives of those who lived through WWI are undeniably the ‘real thing’.

  • Ingrid Bergman on Screen

    A selection of films to celebrate the career of this extraordinary screen icon.