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The Vintage Guide To London | December 18, 2017

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At the BFI: Dance Of The Vampires

December 31, 2012 |

Enjoy Polanski’s Dance Of The Vampires, an affectionate, pleasingly stylish spoof of Hammer-style vampire movies, with Jack MacGowran and Polanski himself at risk in Count Ferdy Mayne’s castle.
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A snapshop of cinematic scores – London On Film

June 11, 2012 |

Together with film critic Mark Kermode, the BBC Concert Orchestra tells the story of the many faces of London on film, through music. The night will feature music from:

Spy-thriller The Ipcress File is a downbeat alternative to the … Read More

Kings of Silent Comedy: Sherlock Jr + The Champion

January 3, 2012 |

Film Funday & LoCo present a double bill of slapstick comedy classics from Buster Keaton and Charlie Chaplin at the BFI.

Sherlock Jr (1924) With live piano accompaniment by John Sweeney. Buster Keaton dreams of being a great detective. … Read More

Explore vintage London with Screen Heritage UK

November 9, 2011 |

Screen Heritage UK (SHUK), a major collaboration between the BFI and regional film archives across the UK, has just launched offering free access to Britain’s film heritage via a new cataloguing and online access drive – Search Your Film Archives.
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Big BFI give-away: win film tickets and books about Elizabeth Taylor and Rita Hayworth

July 18, 2011 |

Update: this competition is now closed! 

The BFI is paying tribute to the violet-eyed screen goddess – Dame Elizabeth died this March – with an Elizabeth Taylor season. Watch classics like Cat on a Hot Tin Roof or A Place in the Sun all throughout August. Full Liz Taylor film listings .
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Now at the BFI: Sixties French film Last Year in Marienbad

July 2, 2011 |

Spectacularly beautiful, endlessly controversial,  landmark post-war French film Last Year in Marienbad returns to the big screen, courtesy of the BFI, for its fiftieth anniversary. Premiered at the Venice Film Festival of 1961 where it won the Golden Lion, … Read More