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Programme changes

This page lists changes to the BFI Southbank programme, not represented in the published Guide.

Updated: 14 February

February Programme

Course: The Imaginarium of Federico Fellini
14 Jan– 18 Feb p22 (Jan Guide)
To clarify, there is no session on Tue 25 Feb as per the February calendar. This course finishes on Tue 18 Feb.

Parasite
Sat 15 Feb 12:50 NFT3; Fri 21 Feb 20:40 Studio; Sat 22 Feb 18:00, 20:35 Studio; Sun 23 Feb 20:10 Studio; Mon 24 Feb 20:30 Studio; Tue 25 Feb 18:15 Studio; Wed 26 Feb 18:10 Studio p8
Please note these additional screening of this Academy Award-winning film.

The Lighthouse p9
Sat 15 Feb 20:50 Studio; Sun 16 Feb 13:00 Studio; Wed 19 Feb 20:50 Studio*
Please note these additional screenings. *The screening on Wed 19 Feb will be with Subtitles for the D/deaf or Hard of Hearing.

Following its sell-out preview we're pleased to add these additional screenings:
Queen & Slim
Sat 15 Feb 18:15 Studio; Sun 16 Feb 15:20 Studio*; Thu 20 Feb 18:15 Studio
USA 2019. Dir Melina Matsoukas. With Daniel Kaluuya, Jodie Turner-Smith. 131min. Digital. 15. Courtesy of Entertainment One. Audio Description available.
While on a forgettable first date together in Ohio, a black man (Daniel Kaluuya) and a black woman (Jodie Turner-Smith), are pulled over for a minor traffic infraction. The situation escalates, with sudden and tragic results which force the couple to go on the run. The screening on Thu 13 Feb will now start at the slightly later time of 20:35, we apologise for any inconvenience. *The screening on Sun 16 Feb will be with Subtitles for the D/deaf or Hard of Hearing.

Juliet of the Spirits
Sat 15 Feb 17:30 NFT1; Fri 28 Feb 20:25 NFT1 p22
Please note that the new 4K digital restoration of this title has a slightly longer runtime of 145min, rather than 138min as printed in the guide.

Bait p9 (February Guide)
Remaining screening: Sat 15 Feb 13:30 Studio; Sun 16 Feb 18:00 Studio; Mon 17 Feb 20:50 NFT1; Thu 20 Feb 20:50 Studio; Sun 23 Feb 18:10 Studio; Tue 25 Feb 20:50 Studio; Wed 26 Feb 17:30 NFT1; Thu 27 Feb 18:15 Studio
Please note these additional screenings of this Bafta-winning film.

Ready Steady Go! The Weekend Starts Here! Sessions 1 and 2
Sat 15 Feb 13:00 and 15:10 NFT1 p39
These sessions have been postponed and will now take place in May. Ticket-holders should contact the Box Office by phone or in person for a refund. Many apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Preview: Waiting for Anya + Q&A with writer Michael Morpurgo and director Ben Cookson
Sat 15 Feb 13.00 NFT1
UK 2020. Dir Ben Cookson. With Noah Schnapp, Anjelica Huston, Sadie Frost, Jean Reno. 109min. cert tbc. Courtesy of Kaleidoscope. This film has been given a 12A certificate.
Set in Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a young shepherd boy, Jo discovers that Jewish children are being smuggled out of the country to relative safety in Spain. The arrival of German soldiers into the local town means that there is only limited time to try and get the last children out of the area once and for all but surrounded by dangers they find themselves having to make difficult decisions that could affect them all. Based on Michael Morpurgo's novel, Waiting for Anya is a compelling new British drama about the importance of community and sacrifice in the face of adversity.
Tickets £12.50, concs £10.20 (Members pay £2 less), Under 16s - £4. On sale Thu 30 Jan to BFI Champions and Patrons from 11:30, to BFI Members from 12:30 and to the public from 16:00.

Amarcord
Sun 16 Feb 20:15 NFT1; Sat 29 Feb 18:30 NFT1 p23
The new 4K digital restoration will not be available for our screenings so we will be showing a 35mm print. We apologise for any disappointment.

Parasite
Mon 17 Feb 14:30 Studio p8
This screening will now take place in NFT3 and the seating will be unallocated.

Parasite
Tue 18 Feb 14:30 Studio p8
This screening will now take place in NFT2 and the seating will be unallocated.

Parasite
Tue 18 Feb 20:20 NFT2 p8
This screening will now take place in NFT1 at the slightly later time of 20:30. Seating will be unallocated.

And the Ship Sails On
Tue 18 Feb 20:30 NFT1 p24
This screening will now take place in NFT2 and the seating will be unallocated.

TV Preview: Flesh and Blood + Q&A with actors Imelda Staunton, Francesca Annis, writer Sarah Williams, director Louise Hooper
Wed 19 Feb 18:15 NFT1 p6
We are delighted to announce that actor Stephen Rea will be joining the panel discussion.

The Gold Rush
Wed 19 Feb 18:20 NFT3 p33
Please note we will be screening the restoration of this film on 35mm. The running time of this version is 92min (not 72min as per the Guide).

Parasite
Wed 19 Feb 20:30 NFT3 p8
This screening will now take place in NFT1 and the seating will be unallocated.

Baby Doll
Wed 19 Feb 20:40 NFT1 p19
This screening will now take place in NFT3 and the seating will be unallocated.

Experimenta Salon: Un chant d'amour + discussion
Wed 19 February, 20:00, BFI Reuben Library p42
We are delighted to announce that artist and publisher Sam Ashby, writer/director Campbell X, and author of The Cinema Of Jean Genet: Un Chant D'amour Jane Giles will join us for this discussion hosted by BFI National Archive curator Simon McCallum.

BFI Future Film Festival 2020
20-23 Feb p38
To clarify, full details of specific programmes and the ways in which the festival is accessible will be available from Wed 15 Jan at bfi.org.uk/futurefilm. Tickets go on sale on Thu 16 Jan.

Relaxed Screening: Future Film Festival p40
As per the above, details will be announced online on Wed 15 Jan with tickets on sale from Thu 16 Jan.

Little Joe
Opens Fri 21 Feb p10
Preceding Little Joe will be an extract from The Birth of a Flower (UK 1910. 3min). Directed by F Percy Smith, a true pioneer, who invented original (and bizarre) methods for time lapse and micro cinematography (especially of flowers and insects) that have hardly been bettered by modern film technique.

La dolce vita
Mon 24 Feb 19:00 NFT1 p14
Following its sell-out run at the start of our Fellini season, we're pleased to announce this final chance to see La dolce vita in NFT1.

Waiting for Happiness + intro
Wed 26 Feb 18:10 NFT3 p34
Unfortunately June Givanni is unable to introduce this screening. We are delighted to announce that writer and curator Nadia Denton will now introduce this screening.

8 ½ + Q&A
Wed 26 Feb 19:30 NFT1 p21
We're delighted to announce this additional screening which will be followed by a Q&A with the actor and producer Barbara Steele.

8 ½ + intro
Thu 27 Feb 14:30 NFT1 p21
We're delighted to announce this additional screening will be introduced by the actor and producer Barbara Steele.

Mini Filmmakers Club:
Special Effects Makeup and Filmmaking
Every Saturday from Sat 29 Feb – Sat 4 Apr 10:30 – 12:30
This half-term begins with a Masterclass Workshop in Special Effects Makeup by Award Winning Television Makeup Artist Bianca Judd. Mini filmmakers will learn how SFX is used in the industry, and the materials and techniques used for creating fake burns, scars, bruises and creature design. Then put these new skills to use making some gruesome films over six Saturday mornings.
Suitable for 8-11 year-olds. £85 (per child) on sale from Fri 24 Jan to BFI Champions from 11:30, to BFI Members from 12:30 and to the public from 16:00.

Young Filmmakers Club:
Special Effects Makeup and Filmmaking
Every Saturday from Sat 29 Feb – Sat 4 Apr 14:00 – 16:30
This half-term begins with a Masterclass Workshop in Special Effects Makeup by Award Winning Television Makeup Artist Bianca Judd. Young filmmakers will learn how SFX is used in the industry, and the materials and techniques used for creating fake burns, scars, bruises and creature design. Then put these new skills to use making some gruesome films over six Saturday afternoons.
Suitable for 12 – 15 year olds. £95 (per child) on sale from Fri 24 Jan to BFI Champions from 11:30, to BFI Members from 12:30 and to the public from 16:00.

March Programme

America, America
Sun 1 Mar 19:15 NFT1 p19
This screening will now take place in NFT3 and the seating will be unallocated. We apologise for any disappointment.

We Need to Talk About Kevin
Sun 1 Mar 17:40 NFT3 p16
This screening will now take place in the Studio and the seating will be unallocated. We apologise for any disappointment.

Caravaggio
Sun 1 Mar 20:20 NFT3 p14
This screening will now take place in the Studio and the seating will be unallocated. We apologise for any disappointment. There will now be an additional screening of the film on Sat 7 Mar 21:00 NFT3.

Orlando
Mon 2 Mar 18:00 NFT1 p15
We're delighted to confirm this screening will be introduced by Tilda Swinton and the film's director Sally Potter. We will now be screening a digital restoration of the film (at both screenings).

Animation: The Write Stuff with Jez Stewart, BFI National Archive
Mon 2 Mar 18:30 BFI Reuben Library p36
We are pleased to announce the panel for this event, as follows:
Alex Dudok De Wit, Lilly Husbands, Christopher Holliday, Chris Pallant and Tashi Petter.

The Shining
Mon 2 Mar 20:15 NFT1 p25
This screening will now start slightly later at 20:20. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Snowpiercer
Tue 3 Mar 20:20 NFT1 p17
This screening will now take place on Sun 1 Mar 19:20 NFT1 and will be followed by a Q&A with the film's Oscar-winning director Bong Joon-ho and Tilda Swinton. Customers who have already booked for this screening should contact the box office within the next 5 days to confirm if they wish to hold their ticket(s) for the new date.
Tickets (limited to two per booker) on sale to BFI Champions and Patrons Mon 17 Feb 11:30, to BFI Members Mon 17 Feb 12:30 and to the public from Tue 18 Feb 11:30.

Tilda Swinton and Wes Anderson on stage: a magical tour of cinema
Tue 3 Mar 21:00 NFT1
Two of the most fervent disciples of the church of make believe, Tilda Swinton and Wes Anderson, take to the BFI stage to discuss their many collaborations and their film passions. Get a glimpse into their intimate partnership as the two long-time co-conspirators and voracious cinephiles select and explore personal favourite gems from throughout cinema's history.
Tickets (limited to two per booker) £15, concs £12 (BFI Members pay £2 less), Under25s £5, on sale to BFI Champions and Patrons Mon 17 Feb 11:30, to BFI Members Mon 17 Feb 12:30 and to the public from Tue 18 Feb 11:30.

Lawrence of Arabia
Sat 7 Mar 18:30 NFT1 p24
Due to a scheduling error this screening will now be from a digitally restored 4K Digital print and not 70mm as originally advertised. We apologise for any disappointment.

Champion Preview: Radioactive
Sat 7 Mar 18:15 NFT3 p7
We're pleased to confirm that this Champion Preview will now be followed by a Q&A with the film's director Marjane Satrapi.

Caravaggio
Sat 7 Mar 21:00 NFT3 p14
Please note this additional screening.

Portrait of a Lady on Fire
Sat 7 Mar 20:35 NFT3 p9
Please note this screening will now take place in the Studio and the seating will be unallocated. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Orlando
Sun 8 Mar 20:20 NFT2 p15
Please note, this screening takes place in NFT3 as per the calendar, not NFT2 as per page 15.

The Seasons In Quincy: Four Portraits of John Berger
Wed 11 Mar 18:20 NFT3 p13
We’re pleased to announce that this event will feature excerpts from the finished films and a discussion with Tilda Swinton, Bartek Dziadosz and Lily Ford, collaborators on the films.

The Garden
Thu 12 Mar 18:15 NFT2 p14
We're pleased to announce this screening will be introduced by Tilda Swinton.

Portrait of a Lady on Fire
Thu 12 Mar 20:30 NFT2 p9
This screening will now start slightly later at 20:35. We apologise for any inconvenience.

The Elephant Man
From Fri 13 Mar p10
We are pleased to announce that all screenings of this film will have AD (Audio Description) available and the screenings on Sun 15 Mar 17:20 NFT3, Mon 16 Mar 18:00 in NFT1 (Member Salon Screening) and Thu 17 Mar 14:30 Studio will be presented with Subtitles for the D/deaf or Hard of Hearing.

Doctor Who: The Talons of Weng Chiang + Q&A with Louise Jameson
Sat 14 Mar 12:00 NFT1 p28
At the start of the screening, we will be discussing the representation of ethnicity on archive TV focusing on The Talons of Weng Chiang in a panel hosted by Matthew Sweet and featuring Samira Ahmed, Kevin Fong and Emma Fo.

Julia
Sun 15 Mar 15:00 NFT2 p16
We're pleased to announce this screening will be introduced by Tilda Swinton.

Caravaggio
Sun 15 Mar 17:50 NFT2 p14
This screening will now start slightly later at 18:00. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Man to Man + Caprice
Mon 16 Mar 18:10 NFT3 p14
We're delighted to confirm that Tilda Swinton will join filmmaker Joanna Hogg to introduce this screening.

The Wind
Mon 16 Mar 18:15 NFT2; Wed 18 Mar 18:15 NFT3 + intro p25
Please note, shown at the appropriate running speed, the 35mm print of this silent film runs c78min, rather than 95min.

Michael Clayton
Mon 16 Mar 20:35 NFT3 p15
This screening will now start slightly later at 20:40. We apologise for any inconvenience.

I Am Love
Tue 17 Mar 18:00 NFT3 p16
We're pleased to announce this screening will be introduced by Tilda Swinton.

April Programme

Sonic Cinema: Alessandro Cortini presents Volume Massimo
Thu 2 Apr 19:00 NFT1 p42
As part of re-textured Festival 2020, we're thrilled to present this live audio-visual show from Italian composer Alessandro Cortini (Nine Inch Nails), who presents his new solo album, 'Volume Massimo'. At this special show, Cortini will push the boundaries of contemporary electronic music and cast you into a vortex of emotive dynamics. Booking essential. Tickets £20
Tickets go on sale Wed 12 Feb to BFI Champions and Patrons from 11:30, to BFI Members 12:30 and to the public from 16:00


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