July at the BFI sees the beginning of "London on Film" - a major season over four months at BFI Southbank this summer from July 1st to October 9th 2015. This is the first ever BFI celebration of the nation’s capital – featuring over 200 films – a number of which have been unseen since they were first filmed, offering a unique perspective on the city as captured by filmmakers over the last 120 years. See below for details and other highlights for July 2015.
Event and screening highlights from July:
GREATEST DOCUMENTARIES: extended run of Dziga Vertov’s extraordinary silent film Man with a Movie Camera (1929).
AFRICAN ODYSSEYS presents Njinga, Queen of Angola .
FAMILY FUNDAY PREVIEW: Pixar's acclaimed new animation Inside Out (3D).
Main July Seasons:
- Touch of Evil (Orson Welles, 1958), part of Orson Welles season.
- Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles (Chuck Workman, 2014), part of Orson Welles.
- The Third Man (Carol Reed, 1949), part of Orson Welles.
- Man with a Movie Camera (Dziga Vertov, 1929), part of The 10 Greatest Documentaries of All Time.
- The Long Good Friday (John MacKenzie, 1980), part of London on Film.
- Bloody Daughter (Stephanie Argerich, 2012).
- The Wonders (Alice Rohrwacher, 2014).
- Iris (Albert Maysles, 2014).
- Click here for more information about July on the BFI's website.