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BFI Southbank Guide Oct-Nov 2017

Screen Epiphany: Lee Child introduces Se7en USA 1995. Dir David Fincher. With Morgan Freeman, Brad Pitt, Kevin Spacey. 127min. 35mm. 18 Thriller author Lee Child introduces a film that’s inspired him. David Fincher’s dark crime thriller follows a detective duo who find themselves pursuing a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins to theme his murders. With a great ensemble cast and Darius Khondji’s camerawork helping to bring out the bleak, urban landscape, Se7en was a worldwide success. The first ticket is free. See p32 for a David Fincher double-bill Champions’ Preview: Sea Sorrow + Q&A with director Vanessa Redgrave UK 2017. Dir Vanessa Redgrave. With Emma Thompson, Ralph Fiennes, Daisy Bevan. 72min. Digital. Cert TBC Vanessa Redgrave makes her directorial debut with this impassioned documentary about the ongoing refugee crisis. The film implores the UK government and others to base their policies on human rights conventions for the protection of refugee children and their families. Joined by Lord Alfred Dubs, himself rescued from the Nazis in Czechoslovakia age 6 years in 1939, Redgrave recalls the words of William Shakespeare in defence of ‘foreigners’ and in pity and shame for refugees who are drowned at sea’. Champion Members can book up to four paid tickets to this exclusive. Photo © Axel Dupeux These events are exclusive to Members and their guests. Champions and Members can priority book tickets as soon as their priority booking opens and tickets will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Any tickets remaining on the day of the event will be released for public sale. These events are exclusive to BFI Members and their guests. Join today at bfi.org.uk/join @BFI MEMBER EXCLUSIVES MEMBER EXCLUSIVES 19 SUN 29 OCT 20:00 NFT1 WED 15 NOV 20:15 NFT1 Member Picks For a chance to see one of your favourite films on the big screen, share your choice with us at bfi.org.uk/memberpicks Eraserhead USA 1977. Dir David Lynch. With Jack Nance, Charlotte Stewart, and Allen Joseph. 89min. Digital 4K. 15 David Lynch’s first feature is about a man bringing up his unusual baby as he hallucinates about the lady in the radiator and her unforgettable song. Even forty years on, it feels unique and horrific but also absorbing and fascinating. Boasting striking visuals and unparalleled sound design, this is a truly weird and wonderful film. The first ticket is free. ‘Such a surreal film. I remember watching it over and over and becoming more enthralled with each viewing’ Cheng Tju Lim, BFI Member BFI Screen Epiphanies Following in the footsteps of Kazuo Ishiguro, Dame Joan Collins, Clarke Peters and Baroness Helena Kennedy, a prominent figure from the arts will introduce a screening of a film that has inspired them. bfi.org.uk/members MON 30 OCT 18:10 NFT1 INTRO DOC Q&A Vanessa Redgrave as an evacuee


BFI Southbank Guide Oct-Nov 2017
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