Anyone passing London’s South Bank was in for a prehistoric shock this morning when a life-sized mosasaurus apparently burst from the River Thames.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has today confirmed the host, venue and key dates for next month’s British Academy Children’s Awards.
For its fifth anniversary, will present 60 films FilmAfrica from 26 different African countries, Including several London, UK, European and World Premieres. There’s something for all tastes and moods: stories of love, modern Africa and of diaspora communities; fun and inspiring female-centric films
The films of Italian auteur Michelangelo Antonioni conjure up images of a modernist milieu peopled by a disaffected middle class. An escape from a superficially comfortable but ultimately unsatisfactory present often seems out of reach for Antonioni’s characters. L’Eclisse – following on from the filmmaker’s classics L’Avventura and La Notte – continues in this vein, presenting a beautifully crafted yet unnerving exploration of contemporary life, where the ostensible story is a framework for Antonioni’s ideas.
The 59th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express® announces further jurors for this year’s Festival, with director/screenwriter Desiree Akhavan,documentary filmmaker Mark Cousins and Academy Award® nominee and BAFTA-winner Daisy Jacobs (Best Short Animated Film for The Bigger Picture, 2014), joining previously announced Pawel Pawlikowski.