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BFI Southbank

The BFI at Southbank is more than just a cinema – it’s an archive and repository for film information, fronted by a reasonable restaurant and containing a second bar-cum-cafe deeper into the complex. 237 more words

The World At Large

A Personal Note on 35mm v Digital Film Projection

Last week, I watched Quentin Tarantino’s Jackie Brown at the BFI Southbank in glorious 35mm, the first time I had seen a film in this format for over a year. 958 more words


London in colour: talking about Colour in Film

Not that silent film history is complicated, but put it this way: it’s not black and white. Joshing aside, one of the most exciting themes to emerge in recent cinema scholarship is the exploration of film colour – from the earliest hand-painted frames to today’s teal-and-orange “realism”. 281 more words

Silent Film

Christmas in London

Christmas in London has been in full swing since early November. I am surprised by how close we are to Christmas. Meanwhile, I am down and mourning an important member of my family, my dog. 524 more words


Mamoun's introduction to Werner Herzog's 'The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser'

Mamoun introduced The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser on Monday 2nd November at the BFI Southbank in NFT2. It was a very different experience from other introductions and to that end, we have produced a different kind of re-presentation to enhance the experience.

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John Waters Day @ BFI Southbank

Having been integrated into the wonderful world of the Maverick film maker, I was excited to spend the day at BFI Southbank as part of their celebration of all things John Waters.  918 more words


No, I really like David Beckham...

Hey guys, I’m back after a busy week here on a Saturday evening. So, we last left off with my Sunday homework day last week. Monday, I had classes and that was pretty much it. 560 more words