New BFI "In Conversation series" will feature Julie Walters, Ken Loach, Cillian Murphy and Judi Dench discussing a key film from their careers

From May the BFI will be starting up a new series of events billed as "In Conversation". Unsurprisingly, this is just a euphemism for "actors and directors on stage for a Q&A after a screening". Nevertheless, the talent lined up is pretty special. 

May 26th will see Julie Walters being interviewed by Richard E. Grant followed a screening of her 1983 film Educating Rita.  On May 28th it is the turn of director Ken Loach and star Cillian Murphy, who will discuss the 2006 Irish Independence War drama they both worked together on: The Wind that Shakes the Barley. Finally on June 6, Dame Judi Dench herself will grace the BFI halls to discuss Notes on a Scandal with that film's director Sir Richard Eyre.

See BFI website for more details.


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