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BFI Southbank Guide Oct-Nov 2017

Looking for something? Check these pages for some of our regular strands... African Odysseys (see p29 & p34) Woman with a Movie Camera (see p25 & p39) Families (see p64) BFI Flare (p40) Projecting the Archive (p41) Seniors’ events (p42) PREVIEWS 6 PREVIEWS Catch the latest film and TV alongside Q&As and special events Preview: Ingrid Goes West USA 2017. Dir Matt Spicer. With Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olsen, O’Shea Jackson Jr, Wyatt Russell. 97min. Digital. Cert tbc. Courtesy of Universal Receiving its UK premiere at the BFI London Film Festival, this savagely dark comedy satirises the social media cult of followers and likes. Ingrid (Plaza), having become obsessed with Instagram influencer Taylor Sloane (Olsen), is transfixed by her idol’s perfectly curated online persona. However, when she insinuates herself into Taylor’s #blessed life, their friendship takes a dark turn and Ingrid’s true intentions are revealed. Tickets £15, concs £12 (Members pay £2 less) Audio description available TUE 9 NOV 18:15 NFT1 Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool Preview: Good Time USA 2017. Dir Ben Safdie, Joshua Safdie. With Robert Pattinson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Barkhad Abdi. 101min. Digital. Cert tbc. Courtesy of Curzon Artificial Eye Small-time crook Connie (Pattinson) is on the run, hiding out with his learning disabled brother Nick (Ben Safdie), whom he loves and is fiercely protective of. When Nick winds up in jail after a botched job, Connie embarks on a desperate mission to bail him out that rapidly descends into a violent thrill-ride. Screened at the BFI London Festival this year, Good Time features a career-peak performance from Pattinson, while the Safdie Brothers (Heaven Knows What) have crafted a transcendent and deeply humane thriller. Tickets £15, concs £12 (Members pay £2 less) FRI 27 OCT 20:50 NFT1


BFI Southbank Guide Oct-Nov 2017
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