Archive for January, 2017

10th BFI Future Film Festival

 

 

16 – 19 February, 2017

 

The BFI Future Film Festival is the UK’s most important industry film festival for young filmmakers aged 16-25. Join us as we celebrate the festival’s 10th birthday in 2017.

 

It’s hard to believe the BFI Future Film Festival has been supporting young emerging filmmakers for 10 years! In that time we’ve seen past winners and alumni go on to start some brilliant careers in film, TV and the creative industries. This year we’ll be celebrating their successes and offering even more incredible opportunities for young filmmakers across our extended weekend, from industry workshops to practical masterclasses, networking sessions, screenings of films by young filmmakers, panel Q&As and top prizes for emerging young talent. Join us, and become a Future Filmmaker.

 

We have £25,000 worth of prizes to give away for the best short films and most talented young filmmakers.

 

 

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Posted in General by / January 20th, 2017 / No Comments »

Screening: Silence

 

 

23 – 26 January, Stephen Joseph Theatre

Booked by Reel Solutions

 

Father Ferreira, a Jesuit missionary to Japan, has renounced his faith and shamed the Church. Father Rodrigues has gone to find him, praying for success. But God’s silence is overwhelming. Ferreira was his mentor, and Rodrigues is desperate to find out what happened to him. But he’s in a country where Christians are persecuted, tortured and killed for their faith, and it doesn’t take long for the Inquisition to learn he’s there.

 

 

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Posted in Screenings by / January 18th, 2017 / No Comments »

Screening: Mum’s List

 

 

16 – 19 January, Ilkley Cinema

Booked by Reel Solutions

 

Based on the best selling book by St John Greene this is the heart-warming true story of Singe and Kate, a couple from North Somerset whose lives were turned upside down when Kate was diagnosed with an incurable breast cancer. Over her last few months she created her list: writing her thoughts and memories down to help her husband and two young sons create the best life possible after she is gone.

 

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Posted in Screenings by / January 16th, 2017 / No Comments »

Screening: The Night of the Hunter

 

 

15 January, Stephen Joseph Theatre

Booked by Reel Solutions

 

A religious fanatic marries a gullible widow whose young children are reluctant to tell him where their real daddy hid $10,000 he’d stolen in a robbery. Overlooked on its first release, Charles Laughton’s The Night of the Hunter is now regarded as a classic.

 

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Posted in Screenings by / January 12th, 2017 / No Comments »

Screening: A United Kingdom

 

A United Kingdom

 

13 – 15 January, Stephen Joseph Theatre

Booked by Reel Solutions

 

The inspiring true story of Seretse Khama, the King of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1948. They face hatred from both family, friends and strangers along with opposition from both the British authorities and the National Party of South Africa, already enshrining apartheid into the law of the land.

 

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Posted in Screenings by / January 11th, 2017 / No Comments »

Day School: A Woman’s World in the Films of Pedro Almodóvar

 

 

Saturday 21st January, 10.30 – 4.30 pm

Mechanics Institute Library, Bradford

 

This day school will look back across Almodóvar’s career and explore how and why the director’s fascination with ‘strong’ female characters developed. The study will include a full screening of The Flower of My Secret (La flor de mi secreto, 1995).

Described by critics as a key Almodóvar film, The Flower of My Secret marks a significant shift towards the director’s more ‘mature’ style that has so entranced international audiences. It features one of his collection of leading female stars. Marisa Paredes plays a would-be literary novelist who actually makes her living writing romantic fiction under a pseudonym.

The day promises colour, glamour and outrageous designs, high emotion, surrealism and absurdity – and tragedy and comedy. What more could you want?

 

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Posted in Events by / January 10th, 2017 / No Comments »

Screening: Snowden

 

 

6 – 12 January, Stephen Joseph Theatre

Booked by Reel Solutions

 

The incredible untold story of Edward Snowden, the polarizing figure who exposed illegal surveillance activities by the NSA and became one of the most wanted men in the world. He is considered a hero by some, and a traitor by others. No matter which you believe, the epic story of why he did it, who he left behind, and how he pulled it off makes for one of the most compelling films of the year.

 

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Posted in Screenings by / January 5th, 2017 / No Comments »

Screening: The Eagle Huntress

 

 

6, 9 & 10 January, Ilkley Cinema

Booked by Reel Solutions

 

A beautiful documentary which shows the true beauty of the Altai mountains throughout the year, as we follow a remarkable, empowered heroine making her mark in the world, even against seemingly insurmountable odds. 

 

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Posted in Screenings by / January 4th, 2017 / No Comments »

Free Online Course – Explore Filmmaking: From Script to Screen

 

 

Learn from award-winning filmmakers about how films get from script to screen with this course from the NFTS and BFI Film Academy.

 

Enrol Now – Starts 23 January

 

Whether you’re a budding filmmaker or a film fan who wants to understand more about what happens behind-the-scenes, this free online course from the internationally acclaimed National Film and Television School will have something for you.

Over six weeks, our team of award-winning filmmakers will take you through their approach to telling stories, as well as demystifying their own filmmaking specialisms – from writing and directing to cinematography, editing and composing.

 

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Posted in General by / January 3rd, 2017 / No Comments »
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