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BFI Southbank Guide Oct-Nov 2017

PREVIEWS @BFI 9 Ekow Eshun In conversation with Kehinde Wiley This new strand profiles exciting contemporary artists working with the moving image. Celebrated American painter Kehinde Wiley will be interviewed by cultural commentator Ekow Eshun on the eve of Wiley’s solo show. Wiley’s work uses the rhetoric of the classical portraitist in his representation of WED 22 NOV 20:35 NFT3 black people. This evening, Wiley shifts from the canvas to the screen with the single-screen world premiere of his first moving image installation. In partnership with Stephen Friedman Gallery. UK Premiere: Port of Call Daap hyut cam mui Hong Kong 2015. Dir Philip Yung. With Aaron Kwok, Patrick Tam, Elaine Kam, Michael Ning, Jessie Li. 120 mins. In Cantonese and Mandarin with EST. UK Premiere. Heartthrob Aaron Kwok plays an uncharacteristically unglamorous role as detective Chong, investigating the gruesome murder of a young woman, in this multi-award-winning distinctly modern take on film noir. SUN 5 NOV THU 9 NOV 17:00 NFT2 20:20 NFT2 Writer-director Philip Yung’s film, beautifully shot by cinematographer Christopher Doyle, muses on the darker side of human nature. See p26 for our Who Can You Trust? season In partnership with TALK Image: After Sir Anthony Van Dyck’s “Triple Portrait of Charles I”, 2009


BFI Southbank Guide Oct-Nov 2017
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