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BFI October/November Highlights: BFI Love Season, Brief Encounter, Tarkovsky and British TV Documentaries...

 Tony Scott's demented TRUE ROMANCE is a highlight of the BFI LOVE season

Tony Scott's demented TRUE ROMANCE is a highlight of the BFI LOVE season

Note- the BFI London Film Festival takes over much of the normal programming for the BFI during October.

Highlights for October/November include:

  • This period sees the launch of the BFI's multi-month LOVE season. Launch event Leading Ladies of Love is a panel talk on what the future holds for leading women working in cinema today.
  • An extended run of David Lean's Russian-set epic, Dr Zhivago, newly restored in 4K digital. A highlight of the LOVE season.
  • A preview of Todd Hayne's Cannes-winning Carol, a highlight of the BFI LOVE season.
  • An extended run of Tony Scott's fable-like, lunatic romance, True Romance.
  • A talk with Sir David Attenborough on natural world TV programming.
  • Soho Sex Club Night- a series of docs take you into the underworld of London's kinkiest district.
  • Make More Noise! Suffragettes on Film- the exploits of the women's rights movement captured in archive footage.
  • Beyond the Lights and Q&A with director Gina Prince-Bythewood and star Gugu Mbatha-Raw.
  • A 70th Anniversary extended run of Brief Encounter.
  • BFI October/November Main Seasons:
  • LOVE

    Films to fall in love with. Films to break your heart.



See BFI website for more details on strands, extended runs, special programmes, family events and more.