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BFI Southbank Guide Oct-Nov 2017

WHO CAN YOU TRUST? 38 SAT 25 NOV 15:50 NFT2 TALK SAT 25 NOV 14:00 NFT2 SIXTIES SPIES AND BEYOND + DISCUSSION 90min TV spies from the likes of The Avengers, The Man from UNCLE and The Spies to Danger Man and Mission Impossible pretty much trusted their handlers and had unswerving loyalty to their country. With Callan and The Prisoner – perhaps reflecting some of the rebellious aspects of the late 60s – things weren’t so black and white. Friends and colleagues couldn’t be trusted and hidden agendas lay around every corner. Join us for this lively discussion and a whole host of clips. DF Visit bfi.org.uk for updates on guests CALLAN AT 50 + PANEL DISCUSSION WITH AUTHOR PETER MITCHELL & DIRECTOR PIERS HAGGARD CALLAN: SUDDENLY – AT HOME ITV 1970. Dir Piers Haggard. With Edward Woodward, Patrick Mower, Russell Hunter, Zena Walker. 55min. We screen an episode from Callan, the gritty, down-to-earth story of a professional killer working for a British espionage agency. It is followed by a panel discussion about the downbeat spy and his dangerous world. Joining us will be Peter Mitchell, son of Callan creator James Mitchell, and current ‘keeper of the flame.’ DF book online at bfi.org.uk/thriller TALK The Avengers THRILLING TELEVISION Special screenings and panel discussions THE PRISONER AT 50 + Q&A WITH DOCUMENTARY DIRECTOR CHRIS RODLEY 110min We’re proud to be screening this bespoke BFI cut of a new documentary on The Prisoner made for Network Distribution. In 1984, Channel 4 documentary Six Into One attempted to unravel the enigma of The Prisoner. SAT 25 NOV 18:15 NFT1 Now, over 30 years later, Chris Rodley has returned to the project using material shot at the time (but not used) to create a brand new, fascinating look at the much-loved spy-fi series. DF DOC Q&A


BFI Southbank Guide Oct-Nov 2017
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