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BFI Southbank Guide Sep-Oct 2017

BFI FAMILIES 51 MY LIFE AS A COURGETTE Switzerland-France 2016. Dir Claude Barras. With the voices of Gaspard Schlatter, Sixtine Murat, Paulin Jaccoud. 66min. Digital. EST. PG (adv 10+) Nine-year-old Courgette finds himself in a local orphanage after the death of his mother. Rather than dwelling on their misfortunes, the kids adopt a practical approach to leading their lives. A kindly policeman named Raymond befriends the children and finds himself at the receiving end of their jokes, but it’s the arrival of young Camille that gives Courgette his first taste of hope, and possible romance. SUN 17 SEP 14: 00 NFT2 THE RED BALLOON Le Ballon rouge France 1955. Dir Albert Lamor isse. With Pascal Lamorisse, Georges Sellier, Vladimir Popov. 34min. 35mm. EST. U (adv 8+) A delightful double-bill from director Albert Lamorisse. In this acclaimed short f ilm, a boy t ravels through a suburb of Paris, following h is red balloon, which appears to have taken on a life of its ow n. + White Mane Crin-blanc Fra nce 1953. Dir Albert Lamorisse. With Alain Emer y, Denys Colomb de Daunant. 39min. 35mm. U A boy attempts to tame a w ild, white stallion that has escaped from ranchers. SUN 24 SEP 13:10 NFT3 ASC MOVE IT! FAMILY ANIMATORS FOR FAMILIES WITH ASC CHILDREN Suitable for children aged 7-12 years This animation day is especially for children with autism, and will be tailored to their needs with an environment that’s calm and quiet and less brightly lit. We will be doing stop-mot ion animation, which does involve some patience but it’s a simple, structured process that’s wonderfully fun and creative. £20 for parent and one child, siblings/ additional parent/grandparent/carer £8 each All materials are supplied. Bring a packed lunch (food can also be purchased at BFI Southbank) and a memory device to take your film home on For more info, or to discuss your child’s needs, contact joanna.vandermeer@bfi.org.uk SUN 10 SEP 11:00-15:30 SATURDAY FILM CLUBS Our Saturday ter m-time film clubs are a must for any child who loves film and wants to learn about the craft. Topics change ever y ter m and more information can be found on the BFI Families webpage. These clubs are hugely popular so book early! Mini Filmmake rs (for ages 8-11) 10:30 – 12:30 (£80 per child) Young Filmmakers (for ages 12-15) 14:00 – 16:30pm (£90 pe r child) For more info contact joanna.vandermeer@bfi.org.uk EVERY SAT FROM 9 SEP – 14 OCT book online at bfi.org.uk/families @BFI


BFI Southbank Guide Sep-Oct 2017
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