African Odysseys, Experimenta

BFI Southbank Guide Sep-Oct 2017

Step + discussion USA 2017. Dir Amanda Lipitz. 84min. Digital. PG An all-girl, high school step dance team from Baltimore chase their ultimate dream to win a high-stakes championship and be accepted into college. This moving and inspiring documentary embodies the true meaning of sisterhood through a SAT 30 SEP 14:00 NFT1 book online at bfi.org.uk story of courageous young women in an era of social unrest. This screening will be followed by a discussion with UK dance experts and other guests TBA. Check bfi.org.uk for updates Tickets £6.50 Haunted by Cinema TRT 82min To complement our Stephen King season (see p18), we’ve selected films that harbour a violent transcendental desire to turn cinema into something ghostly and murderous, collapsing the distinction between the film and the real world. The films themselves become mysterious stalking entities preying on our flesh and haunting our minds, perhaps as an analogy of how moving image can so powerfully capture our subconscious. THU 14 SEP 20:45 NFT3 This programme includes: BoF (David Leister); The Prisoner (Rosalind Nashashibi); The Makes (Eric Baudelaire); Outer Space (Peter Tscherkassky); and Secret Cinema (Paul Bartel). AFRICAN ODYSSEYS Important films from Africa and its diaspora EXPERIMENTA Artist film and alternative moving image culture Outer Space DOC TALK STRANDS 44


BFI Southbank Guide Sep-Oct 2017
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