NEWS: BFI and ICA Announce Season Dedicated to Wong Kar Wai

The BFI and Institute of Contemporary Arts have unveiled details of a new season dedicated to the work of Wong Kar Wai. Audiences will be able to explore the World of Wong Kar Wai through the Institute of Contemporary Arts’ (ICA) online platform Cinema 3 from 1st February and on BFI Player from 8th February.… Read More

NEWS: BFI to Celebrate David Bowie on Film With Special Season

The BFI have announced details of its Bowie: Starman and the Silver Screen to take place in 2021. The venue is to present a season in 2021 celebrating the career of actor and performer David Bowie, five years on since he passed away. Bowie: Starman and the Silver Screen will feature a mixture of feature… Read More

NEWS: BFI Announces Near the Jugular Season

The full programme for the season curated by Mogul Mowgli writer and director Bassam Tariq and co-writer, producer, and star of the film Riz Ahmed. Running from the 19th October until the 30th November, the season is set to look at the pair’s cinematic influences, including films that have inspired their new feature Mogul Mowgli (released in… Read More

NEWS: BFI Announces Season Redefining Rebellion Season

The BFI will be reopening on the 1st September with a season that examines the influence of Matthieu Kassovitz’s La Haine. As part of its reopening programme , the BFI has announced its Redefining Rebellion Season a month-long season programmed by film journalist and critic Kaleem Aftab, which draws its inspiration from Mathieu Kassovitz’s trailblazing La Haine (1995). … Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Guide to Places Re -opening

As things slowly and cautiously begin to re-open with enhanced safety measures, here’s a guide to some of the attractions that are welcoming visitors back. If you do plan on visiting please make sure you check all safety details that you will have to comply with when making a trip. The National Gallery: now open… Read More

NEWS: BFI Announces BFI Japan 2020: Over 100 Years of Japanese Cinema

The BFI has today announced highlights of BFI Japan 2020, a major celebration of Japanese cinema set to launch on the 11th May. Having originally scheduled to run in venues across the UK from May – September 2020, this newly announced six month season will include the programming of nine e new online collections of… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 12th April

Here’s a guide to some of the most popular reads on LLLC this week… Review of The Prince of Egypt the Musical’s Original Cast recording: this week we took a listen to the newly released recording of the West End musical, featuring the original cast. The soundtrack includes ‘Deliver Us’, ‘Never in a Million Years’… Read More

NEWS: BFI and Bloomsbury Relaunch BFI Film Classics Series

Almost thirty years after it was started, it has been announced that the BFI Film Classics Series is being relaunched with new titles. This news will also mean that there is a change of focus in the series, with women, LGBTIQ+, Black, Asian, mixed ethnicity and the Global South to be foregrounded in films selected… Read More

NEWS: BFI Announces Year Long Programme to Celebrate Filmmaker Federico Fellini

The BFI has announced details of its year long celebration  to mark the centenary of filmmaker Federico Fellini.   Presented in collaboration with Luce – Cinecittà, the celebration will begin at the BFI Southbank with a two month complete retrospective of Fellini’s work from January to February 2020. This  retrospective is the first of the Fellini… Read More

Highlights for the BFI’s Musicals! The Greatest Show on Screen Season

Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon selects a few highlights from the BFI’s new season celebrating the best of musicals on film… Screenings of some of the best musical films created: during the season, there will a huge number of screenings – not just in London but up and down the UK. There will be… Read More