Talks and debates, free screenings, book signings, DJ nights, VR showcase and more - watch this space for additional announcements!
Friday 4, Saturday 5, Wednesday 9, Friday 11, Saturday 12 & Sunday 13 October
A brand new programme of free events including talks and debates, short film screenings, DJ nights, a VR showcase and much more…
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Sunday 6 October
Michael B. Jordan’s rise has been meteoric, and we welcome him on the occasion of his latest starring role in Just Mercy to discuss his approach to acting and producing.
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Wednesday 9 October
Acclaimed director and screenwriter Céline Sciamma joins us to talk about her career and the making of her fourth feature film, Portrait of a Lady on Fire.
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Friday 11 October
Celebrating his ninth collaboration with Martin Scorsese, American actor Robert de Niro joins us to discuss his formidable career on the occasion of the international premiere of his latest film The Irishman.
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Saturday 12 October
Kasi Lemmons joins us to talk about her trailblazing career and the making of Harriet: a rousing biopic of slave turned abolitionist and political activist Harriet Tubman, brilliantly portrayed by Cynthia Erivo.
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Saturday 5 October
Celebrated screenwriter (Shadowlands, Gladiator, Les Misérables), playwright, novelist and filmmaker William Nicholson joins us to discuss his career and the making of Hope Gap.
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Tuesday 8 October
Atom Egoyan joins us to discuss his distinguished body of work – which includes opera, theatre, music, and art installations - and the making of Guest of Honour.
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Friday 4, Saturday 5, Friday 11 & Saturday 12 October
We are taking over Benugo Bar & Kitchen at the BFI Southbank from 21:00 till late for a series of DJ nights inspired by films in the Festival.
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