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BFI Southbank Guide Sep-Oct 2017

CONFERENCE British Cinema in the 1960s: Histories and Legacies With special guests Richard Lester, Sandy Lieberson, David Puttnam and RitaTushingham 6-7 September BFI Southbank This two-day conference will explore one of the most dynamic decades for British cinema history: the 1960s. Organized by the Universities of York and East Anglia in partnership with the BFI, the conference features illustrated presentations from leading academic researchers, as well as in-depth discussions with key creative practitioners who emerged during this remarkable period. The partnership will continuewith a season exploring the 1960s in Spring2018. £11 per day. For the full schedule and tickets, visit https://tinyurl.com/yday3krl Conference attendees can buy a ticket for the screening of Petulia on 6 Sep at BFI Members’ rate. Petulia UK-USA 1968. Dir Richard Lester. With Julie Christie, George C Scott, Richard Chamberlain. 105min. 35mm. 15 In late-60s San Francisco an unhappily married socialite (Christie) finds solace in the company of a worldweary surgeon (C Scott). An enigmatic combination of screwball comedy and romantic tragedy, with a fragmented narrative, stunning cinematography by Nicolas Roeg, and an eerie, mournful score, Petulia is an unconventional triumph that deserves to be better known. WED 6 SEP 18:30 NFT3


BFI Southbank Guide Sep-Oct 2017
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