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
The Misfits- Extended Run as part of Marilyn Monroe strand.
As Hollywood’s most enduring sex symbol, Monroe epitomised the construction of the female image.
- Abderrahmane Sissako: Poetry, politics and the new African cinema Africa’s most illustrious living filmmaker, Abderrahmane Sissako is also one of the finest directors at work anywhere today.
DW Griffith: Cinema’s Great Pioneer David Wark Griffith (1875-1948) was one of the greatest silent-era American director.
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.