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EVENTS & STRANDS FUTURE FILM Screenings and workshops for 16 to 25-year-olds TALK MON 15 MAY 14:00 NFT1 WED 31 MAY 18:30 NFT1 58 Future Film Labs: Marketing Your Film Future Film Labs offers industry insight, practical masterclasses, professional advice and networking for young emerging filmmakers. This month, industry experts will help set your project up for success by showing you how to define your target audience, and by sharing their marketing tips. We wrap up with free networking drinks featuring drop-in scripting, casting and funding surgeries with our partners Euroscript, Young Actors Theatre Management and Livetree. Inspiration awaits! Tickets £6 or bring a friend for £10 Headline partner Supported by the British Board of Film Classification SAT 13 MAY 12:30-17:00 NFT2 + BLUE ROOM Future Film Recommends: Fassbinder Favourites Our weekly slot for specially selected screenings that will excite, stimulate and inspire you. This month, we look at Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s work as well as films that influenced him (see p16 for our season). See bfi.org.uk/futurefilmrec for why we think you’ll love these films and further details on the postscreening discussion. Sunset Boulevard + post-screening discussion Tue 16 May 18:15 NFT2 ( see p48 for synopsis) + 20:20 Blue Room The Blue Angel Wed 17 May 18:10 NFT3 (p48) Berlin Alexanderplatz Sat 20 May 13:00 NFT1, Sun 21 May 12:30 NFT1 (p21) Veronica Voss Mon 29 May 18:15 NFT1 (p23) Programmed in collaboration with young filmmakers and film enthusiasts book online at bfi.org.uk Sunset Boulevard SENIORS Matinees and talks for the over 60s Seniors’ Free Matinee: Pinjar + intro by Lalit Mohan Joshi, director of the South Asian Cinema Foundation India 2003. Dir Chandra Prakash Dwivedi. With Manoj Bajpai, Urmila Matondkar, Sanjay Suri. Music by Uttam Singh. 188min. Digital. Hindi, Urdu with EST. 12A This feast of drama, music (Uttam Singh) and song (Gulzar) is set against the momentous Hindu, Muslim and Sikh riots that erupted as a result of the Partition of India in August 1947. Adapted from a novel by acclaimed writer Amrita Pritam, it follows the story of Puro, a Hindu woman who is abducted by a Muslim man and soon finds herself not only forced into marriage, but also living in a new country as the borders between India and Pakistan are drawn. Free for over-60s (booking by phone or in person only), otherwise normal matinee price See p10 for a seniors’ matinee of Manhattan +intro See p42 for our India on Film season SONIC CINEMA Music-inspired films and events Britain on Film: Coast and Sea Stranger on the Shore + live score UK 2017. Dir Michael Smith. 45min. Digital It’s different by the sea. A bit strange even. Stranger on the Shore is a cycle of video-poems by filmmakers Michael Smith and Maxy Neil Bianco, exploring the dockside desolation of the Thames Estuary, the spooky enchantment of Whitby, and the bohemian eccentricity of Hastings. The films feature an original soundtrack by Andrew Weatherall, Nina Walsh and Franck Alba, who will be performing a musical/spoken word set with Michael especially for the occasion. A rare opportunity to see a unique celebration of the weirdness of the English coast. See p61 for Britain on Film: Coast and Sea Four to Try on BFI Player Tickets £15, concs £12 (Members pay £2 less) FREE


BFI SB Guide May Page Turner
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