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BFI June 2015 Highlights - Marilyn Monroe, Abderrahmane Sissako and African cinema, DW Griffith and Dennis Potter

 The Long Good Friday restoration screens at the BFI this June

The Long Good Friday restoration screens at the BFI this June

BFI Southbank, June 2015.

Highlights of the Month:

Movie Heaven with Kermode and Mayo – A new event in which Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo ask a special guest from the movie world: ‘If you had control of a cinema for one day, which five films would you show?’/ Onstage: Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo plus a special guest.

The Long Good Friday (John Mackenzie, 1980) Restoration Premiere / Onstage: cinematographer Phil Méheux and writer Barrie Keeffe.

SONIC CINEMA Preview: Amy: Following its special midnight screening at the Cannes Film Festival -(Asif Kapadia, 2015) / Onstage: director Asif Kapadia

Film Preview: West (Christian Schwochow, 2013) / Onstage: director Christian Schwochow

Film Preview: The Salt of the Earth (Wim Wenders, Juliano Ribeiro Salgado, 2014)

London Premiere: Disaster Playground (Nelly Ben Hayoun, 2014) / Onstage: director Nelly
Ben Hayoun

The Misfits- Extended Run as part of Marilyn Monroe strand.

Main June Film Seasons:

  • Marilyn Monroe

    As Hollywood’s most enduring sex symbol, Monroe epitomised the construction of the female image.

  • Dennis Potter: Faith & Redemption In the penultimate part of the complete canon of Dennis Potter the BFI examines his complex relationship to faith, and celebrates his skill as an adaptor.

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