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Colour in Film 2018: early cinema is not just black and white

Good news for dyed-in-the-wool fans of colour film in all its multiple chemical, electronic, stencilled and washed forms. The Third International Conference, Colour in Film, will take place 19-21 March 2018. 141 more words


Michael Caine to discuss My Generation

Sir Michael Caine will take part in a special Q&A at BFI Southbank next month to discuss new documentary, My Generation. 49 more words


Silent Stahl: The Woman Under Oath

I am very excited to share this screening with you – The Woman Under Oath (John M Stahl, 1919) is a really special film that I was lucky enough to research last year, and it is showing on 35mm with live music in NFT1. 1,276 more words

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Carey Mulligan to discuss Collateral

Carey Mulligan will attend a special screening of her new Tv series Collateral at the BFI in January. 100 more words


The Four Just Men and the early British thriller

This guest post is an edited version of an article on the origins of the early British thriller by Bryony Dixon, curator at the British Film Institute. 1,549 more words

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Whishaw, Bonneville, Grant et al due at Paddington 2 world premiere

Ben Whishaw, Hugh Bonneville and Hugh Grant have all been confirmed to attend the world premiere of Paddington 2. 56 more words


Tears and Laughter: Women in Japanese Melodrama

Running at BFI Southbank through October and November, Tears and Laughter: Women in Japanese Melodrama aims to showcase the changing roles of women in Japanese cinema in the pre-war and post-war eras through a series of films starring some of the best known actresses of the time including Ayako Wakao (who features on the poster in her first role working with director Yasuzo Masumura in Blue Sky Maiden), ’30s megastar and later director Kinuyo Tanaka, Ozu’s muse Setsuko Hara, Rashomon’s Machiko Kiyo, wife and muse of Kiju (Yoshishige) Yoshida Mariko Okada,  and the iconic Hideko Takamine who began as a child star and went on to work with most of the age’s finest directors. 872 more words