Category: Film Seasons

A Century of Chinese Cinema

BFI Southbank launches an ambitious five-month season of Chinese cinema covering almost a century of films, most rarely seen in the West, many gloriously restored. The classics on display include New Women (1935), with legendary Ruan Lingyu as a young

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Deep Desires & Broken Dreams

In its fifth year, the Hammersmith cinema’s popular annual gay week, includes on its programme Mike Skiff’s Folsom Forever, drama-documentary Codebreaker and Xavier Dolan’s Tom at the Farm. Deep Desires & Broken Dreams is at Riverside Studios, until Feb 26. >> Read

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Ciné Lumière

Those who still think that the French Institute’s Ciné Lumière devotes itself entirely to French cinema ought finally to be disabused by its present season, The Best of 2013 (until January 31), during which only three home-grown films are on

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Buster Keaton season at the BFI

BFI Southbank will screen Our Hospitality and Sherlock Jr, and The Navigator — three brilliant examples of world-class film-maker Buster Keaton’s art. A two-month tribute to one of the very greatest filmmakers ever to get behind a camera.  A Serious

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Ingmar Bergman – Dangerous Liaisons

Barbican Cinema will screen two masterpieces by Ingmar Bergman, Persona and Cries & Whispers. >> Read more

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Gothic Season at BFI

Dozens of horrors are on the way for Gothic Season at BFI over the next few months. It’s not for the faint-hearted. >> Read more >> Gothic season at BFI Southbank

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