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Programme changes

This page lists changes to the Festival programme not represented in the printed brochure.

Last update: 19 March 2019

CHANGES, CORRECTIONS AND CLARIFICATIONS:

The Time is Now
Sat 23 Mar 13:50 NFT1 p15
Please note, the total running time of this shorts programme is 111min (not 96min).

Papi Chulo
Fri 29 Mar 14:00 NFT1 p12
This screening will now take place in NFT3 and the seating will be unallocated. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Making Montgomery Clift
Fri 29 Mar 16:00 NFT3 p27
This screening will now take place in NFT1 and the seating will be unallocated. These additional tickets will go on sale to BFI Champions from Mon 4 Mar 11:30, to BFI Members from Mon 4 Mar 12:30 and to the public from Tue 5 Mar 11:30.

Mapplethorpe
Fri 29 Mar 20:45 NFT1; Sat 30 Mar 11:40 Studio p27
Please note, this film runs 102min (not 95min).

Savannah Knoop In Conversation
Sun 31 Mar 13:30 BFI Reuben Library
TRT 60min.
We are thrilled to welcome Savannah Knoop to the BFI Reuben Library for a Q&A session and reading from Girl, Boy, Girl. Knoop's memoir - now adapted for the screen by Knoop and director Justin Kelly - tells of their experience portraying Laura Albert's pseudonymous JT LeRoy in what is now regarded as the most famous literary hoax of all time. Get the inside scoop before you catch Kristen Stewart portraying Savannah on screen!
Tickets are free. A limited number of places for the event are available to book in advance over the phone (020 7928 3232) or in person only to BFI Champs from Wed 20 Mar 11:30, BFI Members from Wed 20 Mar 12:30 and to the public from Thu 21 Mar 11:30. Additional spaces will be accessible on a first-come, first-served basis on the day.
JT LeRoy, the movie based on Savannah Knoop's memoir and starring Kirsten Stewart and Laura Dern, will be released on Digital HD in the UK on 12 August, courtesy of Signature Entertainment.

Tongues Untied
Sat 30 Mar 14:15 NFT3 p27
This screening will be followed by a discussion, hosted by BFI Flare Programmer Jay Bernard, with filmmaker Vivian Kleiman, poet Dean Atta and singer, writer and historian David McAlmont.

The Short Films of Marlon Riggs
Sun 31 Mar 15:50 NFT3 p27
This screening will be followed by a discussion with filmmaker Vivian Kleiman, poet Keith Jarrett and BlackOut UK's Marc Thompson, hosted by BFI Flare Programmer Jay Bernard.

JT LeRoy
Sun 31 Mar 20:45 NFT1 p8
We are pleased to announce that AD (Audio Description) will be available at this screening.

Best of the Fest

There's another chance to catch some of the most popular films from this year's BFI Flare, with extra screenings on Sunday 31 March. Tickets on sale to BFI Champions Wed 13 Mar 11:30, to BFI Members Wed 13 Mar 12:30 and to the public from Thu 14 Mar 11:30.

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
Sun 31 Mar 18:20 NFT2 p21

Roman (plus the short film Self Destructive Boys)
Sun 31 Mar 20:20 NFT2 p13
We are pleased to announce that the introduction and Q&A at this screening will be BSL interpreted.

Mapplethorpe
Sun 31 Mar 17:30 NFT3 p27

Carmen & Lola
Sun 31 Mar 20:00 NFT3 p11

The Gospel of Eureka
Sun 31 Mar 17:50 Studio p26
This screening will be presented with Hearing Impaired Subtitles.

Leitis in Waiting
Sun 31 Mar 19:40 Studio p18
This film will screen with Hearing Impaired Subtitles and the short film, Stage Name: Victoria, will be presented with English subtitles.





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