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Coleridge Goode + Peter Edwards: An uncanny resemblance

Had he lived, today – 29 November 2016 – would have been the 102nd birthday of our dear friend, the late great double bassist extraordinaire, … 281 more words


To Nollywood...and Beyond!!!

If ever there were a time to discover the wonders of Nigerian Cinema, it would be now!

Having spanned film-making from its colonial era through to the present day, the sector, more affectionately known as ‘Nollywood’, has steadily risen in global influence, both creatively and financially, to become a record-breaking, billion-dollar industry. 217 more words


Paul Robeson | 'Body And Soul' gets new live score

Exciting news…our musical director, Peter Edwards has been commissioned by BFI Southbank to create a new original score for the 1925 ‘race film’, Body And Soul… 202 more words


Taxi Driver to return in 4K and with live orchestra in 2017

It’s hard to believe that Martin Scorsese‘s Taxi Driver is 40 years old but it remains an important and influential piece of modern cinema. Today we’re excited to hear that as part of the BFI’s Scorsese season in 2017, it’ll also return to cinemas across the UK and Ireland. 135 more words


Don’t miss Spanish language ‘Machuca' at National Film Theatre, Southbank, London, September 1

Mamoun Hassan will be on hand to introduce Machuca, one of his Spanish language co-productions at the National Film Theatre next week,  Thursday 1 September. It is hoped that a Skype connection will enable him to join David Somerset, who organised the screening, and speak (in English) to director Andres Wood live from Santiago de Chile. 219 more words

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The First World War on film: at the BFI and beyond

Anniversaries are bittersweet at the best of times, but this summer marks an especially painful date. It is 100 years since the Battle of the Somme, the largest battle of the first world war, in which more than a million men were killed or injured. 622 more words

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Classic Movies - Ran

At a castle set in the mountains, an aged Lord and his small retinue of soldiers and advisers are viciously attacked by armies led by two of his three sons. 983 more words