Articles about 'BFI'

Girlhoods, Margaritas and Björk: watching women at the London Film Festival

With a record-breaking number of female directors represented at this year's festival, Sophie Mayer offers a feministly subjective 'What to see' guide

Sophie Mayer // 10 October 2014

Categories: Films, Reviews

Teenage Kicks: August season @ BFI Southbank

This is a guest post by Selina Robertson. Selina is a freelance film programmer and writer, curating queer film programmes in the UK and at international film festivals. Together with...

Guest Blogger // 6 August 2014

Categories: Blog

From Tehran with love: the cinema of Mania Akbari @ BFI PLUS competition

Between 14 and 28 July BFI Southbank is hosting a retrospective of Mania Akbari, one of Iran’s most distinctive filmmakers. Born in Tehran in 1974, in 2002 Akbari played the...

Ania Ostrowska // 9 July 2013

Categories: Blog

27th BFI London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival PLUS COMPETITION

The 27th BFI London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival bursts into spring (well, British spring…) from 14 to 24 March 2013. The LLGFF will take place right across BFI Southbank,...

Ania Ostrowska // 10 March 2013

Categories: Blog

Stories from the sea and beyond

Sophie Mayer delights in archival documentary about British seaside, masterfully put together by director Penny Woolcock

Sophie Mayer // 13 February 2013

Categories: Films, Reviews

New review and COMPETITION: Lawrence of Arabia

Among other things, December 2012 is the 50th anniversary of the theatrical release of David’s Lean Lawrence of Arabia, a Hollywood epic that unfolds over almost four hours and is...

Ania Ostrowska // 28 November 2012

Categories: Blog

Paula Milne: the personal as political season at BFI Southbank

Starting this Thursday, BFI Southbank will be hosting a season devoted to British screenwriter Paula Milne, known most recently for this year’s BBC series White Heat and 2011 television adaptation...

Ania Ostrowska // 4 September 2012

Categories: Blog

New review: Hitchcock’s Vertigo

“I doubt there is a single film-goer who has never heard about Alfred Hitchcock,” opens Agata Frymus her review of Vertigo for The F-Word. Well, if there is, BFI Southbank...

Ania Ostrowska // 31 August 2012

Categories: Blog

Feeling dizzy? Hitchcock’s Vertigo strikes again

Agata Frymus revisits Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo, screened at BFI Southbank throughout September, and wonders why such a blatantly misogynistic film has just been voted 'best film of all time' by prominent industry critics

Agata Frymus //

Categories: Films, Reviews

Jafar Panahi and Mohamad Rasoulof at BFI Southbank (plus COMPETITION!)

This is a guest post by Sophie Mayer. She is the author of The Cinema of Sally Potter: A Politics of Love, and a regular contributor to The F-Word and...

Ania Ostrowska // 5 August 2012

Categories: Blog

Joanna Hogg: a very British outsider

Paying close attention to director Joanna Hogg's creative process, Selina Robertson praises the filmmaker's two feature films as both truly independent and of great import for the British cinematic landscape

Selina Robertson // 24 May 2012

Categories: Films, Reviews

Future Sex panel at BFI in London

UPDATE: I forgot to link up the event page on the BFI website, here it is for those interested in purchasing tickets. I’m so annoyed I can’t make this one:...

Jess McCabe // 14 June 2010

Categories: Blog

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