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:
- Sci-Fi: Days of Fear and Wonder- A major programme celebrating film and TV’s most visionary genre, from October to December 2014.
- Nuri Bilge Ceylan-Ceylan is widely recognised as one of the most impressive and distinctive figures in international cinema and won this year’s Palme d’or.
- Birth of the Method: The Revolution in American Acting - A new generation of American actors burst onto cinema and television screens in the 1950s, igniting a revolution in screen acting that still resonates today.
- Jacques Tati - As an instantly recognisable performer and a visionary filmmaker, Jacques Tati made an indelible mark on screen comedy.
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.
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.
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.
Canne's winner Winter Sleep, from director Nuri Bilge Ceylan, gets an extended run.