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BFI Southbank Guide Sep-Oct 2017

BXFXIX PLAYER @BFI 55 RENTALS More than 1000 contemporary and popular films from just £2.50 LATEST FILMS A Quiet Passion Terence Davies directs Cynthia Nixon in a playful and poignant retelling of the life of reclusive poet Emily Dickinson. The Handmaiden (from 7 Aug) A lavish and lustful adaptation of Sarah Waters’ novel. An heiress and a pickpocket enter a world of forbidden love and double deceit. Free Fire (from 7 Aug) Two gangs, one warehouse and a world of trouble await Brie Larson, Armie Hammer and Cillian Murphy in Ben Wheatley’s breakneck action comedy. Lady Macbeth (from 21 Aug) Florence Pugh excels as a repressed wife in William Oldroyd’s shocking and captivating first feature. INDIA ON FILM: FOUR TO TRY Delhi, Great Capital of India (1909) Street scenes of a Muslim festival and a view of Ja-ma Masjid mosque. An Eastern Market (1928) A lively, bustling street market in Rawalpindi in 1928, showing a Juma mosque and a Hindu temple. Rajputana Jhawalar Bundi & Kathakali Dancers (1940) A Kathakali dance performance filmed in vivid colour by ‘envoy of the Raj’ Clarmont Percival Skrine. Sir John Laing Missionary Films Delhi & The North (1947) Rare colour footage of Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka, filmed during Laing’s missionary trips through South Asia. FREE Explore 7000+ short films and features Explore the Britain on Film map to find stories from local places that mean the world to you. BFI Player also hosts films and features from Britain and beyond, such as collections of newsreels, China on Film, The London Film-makers Co-operative, BFI Film Academy, BFI Future Film Festival and much more. The Handmaiden Delhi (1909) BFI Members get 15% off all rentals, simply enter your membership number when creating a BFI Player account Free Fire


BFI Southbank Guide Sep-Oct 2017
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