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BFI MEDIATHEQUE BFI MEDIATHEQUE Explore the digital collections of the BFI National Archive in our Mediatheque. Whether you’re just dropping in before a screening or settling in for some serious research, there’s a viewing space tailored to your needs and an exciting journey of discovery waiting for you. With thanks to our generous supporters: The Rose Foundation The Dr Mortimer and Theresa Sackler Foundation Open Tue – Sun 10:30 to 21:00 Education group bookings are offered on a Monday between 10:00 and 17:00, call 020 7849 4481 for info THRILLERS Discover a rich array of British thrillers dating back to the silent era. There’s kidnap, murder and fake séances on the French Riviera in At the Villa Rose (1920), and blackmail on a West African colonial outpost in The High Command (1937). James Mason plays a reclusive composer holed up on the Yorkshire Moors in The Night Has Eyes (1942), while investigations into a mysterious murder reveal a world of racism and bigotry in Sapphire (1959). Melanie Griffith and Tommy Lee Jones star in Mike Figgis’ Newcastleset feature debut Stormy Monday (1988), and Paddy Considine wreaks revenge in Shane Meadows’ masterly Dead Man’s Shoes (2004). See p26 for our Who Can You Trust? season Dead Man’s Shoes At the Villa Rose The High Command 73


BFI Southbank Guide Oct-Nov 2017
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