London Film Seasons

BFI Highlights April 2016: Shakespeare on Screen, Alan Parker, Agnieszka Holland, Big Screen Classics…

See BFI Southbank website for full details. April 2016 Highlights: Big Screen Classics strand begins: Aprils sees the BFI launching a new regular strand in its programming. Big Screen Classics aims to keep landmark films screening on a regular basis alongside the themed seasons and special events. Among the offerings this month are Chinatown, The […]


Acclaimed writer-director Charlie Kaufman (Being John Malkovich, Adaptation, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind) and co-director Duke Johnson will be presenting and discussing their new Kickstarter-backed puppet comedy Anomalisa at this very special preview at Curzon. The film arrives on UK shores on the back of a wave of acclaim after its festival and stateside […]

BFI Highlights for March 2016: Godard, Preston Sturges, Frank Cvitanovich and John Lasseter at Disney…

Hitchcock/Truffaut BFI March Highlights: International Women’s Day screening of Speed Sisters, a film about women, by women. A screening of Kent Jones’s acclaimed documentary about the meeting of two filmmaking legends: Hitchcock/Truffaut,  + Q&A. Hitchcock’s masterpieces Vertigo and Psycho also have extended runs at the BFI to accompany Jones’s documentary. A rare chance to see director […]

THE ROOM at the Prince Charles with Tommy Wiseau (Love is Blind 2016 tour) – Feb 2016

He’s back, this time as part of his ‘Love is Blind 2016’ tour (following from the ‘Love is Blind 2015’ tour, you get the picture, its a yearly thing). Tommy Wiseau, director, producer, star and general face of what is probably the most popular worst film ever made – The Room- is back to present […]

Director Alan Clarke’s work to be presented in its entirety by the BFI in its DISSENT & DISRUPTION Season

The BFI announced this week that, starting in March, they will begin a tribute season to the late filmmaker Alan Clarke. Clarke is still probably best remembered for his controversial and groundbreaking dramas: Scum, Made in Britain and The Firm, which helped make household names of actors like Tim Roth, Gary Oldman and Ray Winstone. The BFI however […]

Exploitation director Pete Walker to be celebrated in a full Barbican season in November

From the Barbican Press Release: In recent months the Barbican has held repertory screenings touching on subjects and themes ranging from Cinema’s Baddest Girl Gangs to Strong, Silent Types via Eye-Popping Colour and Desperate Housewives. For the month of November, Cigarette Burns Cinema has been invited to programme a selection of films and for this, they have […]

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