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BFI October and November 2014 Seasons and highlights


See BFI website for details

Note October season interrupted by BFI London Film Festival, full programme starts in latter half of the month.

Though dominated in October by London Film Festival 2014, the BFI continues with its regular slew of seasons and special events in the October - November period, with booking now open.

Octobers real highlight is the start of the BFI's mammoth SciFi: Days of Fear and Wonder season, which will run for several months. There are far too many items programmed to list here, so readers are recommend to get themselves over to the BFI dedicated minisite above.

BFI Main Seasons for October-November 2014:







Member Picks-No Country for Old Men

MEMBERS ONLY- A chance to see the Coen Brother's acclaimed neo-noir/western, with a chilling central performance from Javier Bardem. Apply by phone or email ballot.

Passport to Cinema

The eclectic NFTS programmed season continues with a focus films that shaped particular filmmakers. Included is Paul Schrader's American Gigolo.

Preview of comics documentary Future Shock!: The Story of 2000AD, a doc that explores the history of the scrappy upstart of the comics world and the imprint that is home to Judge Dredd.


Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey screens in a new digital print with a cast and crew Q&A session. 

2001’s two stars Keir Dullea and Gary Lockwood join Professor Brian Cox and Sir Christopher Frayling on stage.

A BFI restoration of WWI - era film The Battles of Coronel and Falkland Islands which features recreations of the famous WWI naval battles. A new score has been written to accompany the film.

1984: The original 1954 TV drama adaptation of George Orwell's seminal dystopian novel screens again to tie in with its long awaited DVD release. An early example of adult British TV scifi. Also screening will be the BBC series Theatre 625's version of 1984 from 1965

Canne's winner Winter Sleep, from director Nuri Bilge Ceylan, gets an extended run.