Families

BFI Southbank Guide Oct-Nov 2017

BFI FAMILIES 64 Family-friendly film screenings, activities and workshops FUNDAY WORKSHOP: RONJA THE ROBBER’S DAUGHTER We have a forest f ull of activities for our younger audiences to enjoy. Come and make your own Ghibli-inspired animations and have a go at mak ing a woodland animal for Ronja to meet when you v isit our craft table. T his is a drop in workshop, free to ticketholders of Ronja , the Robber’s Daughter SUN 19 NOV 11:0 0 FOY E R FUNDAY: RONJA THE ROBBER’S DAUGHTER Japan 2014-16. Dir Goro Miyazaki. With voices of Gillian Anderson, Morwenna Banks, Rufus Hound. 4x25min. Digital. PG. Serious Lunch in association with Studio Canal. (adv 8+) Studio Ghibli’s first vent ure into TV introduces us to Ronja who is brought up by her family, a loving group of robbers, in a castle. As she grows up, she starts to explore the forest world that they inhabit and fi nds herself in various scrapes. We preview the fi rst four episodes of this beautifully made ser ies by Goro Miyazaki (Tales of Earthsea, From Up on Poppy Hill). SUN 19 NOV 12 :30 NFT1 WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND UK 1961. Dir Bryan Forbes. With Bernard Lee, Alan Bates, Norman Bird. 99min. 35mm. PG (adv 8+) Three children find an injured man hiding out in their barn and after a misunderstanding they believe that he is Jesus. Before long, this secret is passed around the children in the neighbourhood. But while the youngsters buy into the miracle in the barn, the police are out looking for a criminal on the run... This is a moving and thought-provoking film about faith, forgiveness and childhood innocence. HEIDI USA 1937. Dir Allan Dwan. With Shirley Temple, Jean Hersholt, Arthur Treacher. 88min. Digital (4K). U (suitable for all ages) Young orphan Heidi goes to live with her grandfather near the Alps where she settles into country life. One day, her mean-spirited Aunt takes her away to live in the city of Frankfurt as a companion for a young, injured g irl, but Heidi longs to be back in the mountains... This version of Johanna Spyri’s classic novel celebrates its 80th anniversary and features child star Shirley Temple at the peak of her success. SUN 29 OCT 12:00 NFT3 SUN 22 OCT 13:00 NFT3 Under 16s £4, adults £8 (Members pay £2 less)


BFI Southbank Guide Oct-Nov 2017
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