Research by the British Film Institute (BFI) found that Mitchell & Kenyon film 'Kidnapping By Indians' was filmed in Blackburn, Lancashire, and pre-dates the Great Train Robbery - making it the first-ever Western.
Lena Headey, Craig Roberts, Simon Bird and Aki Omoshaybi talk to Yahoo about putting another string to their cinematic bow.
Stanley Kubrick’s controversial sci-fi masterpiece A Clockwork Orange will receive a major re-release later this year thanks to the BFI. The 1971 film, starring Malcolm McDowell, is returning to cinemas across the U.K. from 5 April, following BFI Southbank previews from 3 April. The dystopian crime film, based on Anthony Burgess’s 1962 novel of the same name, follows a gang of thugs – led by McDowell’s Alex – who wreak havoc on a future London in a horrifying crime spree.
The British Film Institute has said that it no longer intends to fund movies which feature villains with facial scarring, in the hope of battling the stigma around disfigurement.
The cinema in South London could be replaced because of changes to Lambeth Council's planning policy.
A woman with Asperger's was 'forcibly removed' from a screening of The Good, The Bad and The Ugly at the British Film Insitute in London, according to witnesses.
Paul Greengrass will receive the BFI Fellowship. The presentation will be made at the upcoming London Film Festival to honor the documentary filmmaker who transitioned to write, direct and produce films that mixed the commercial kinetic action of the Jason Bourne pictures with the topical hot button subjects found in <em>United 93, Green Zone, Captain Philips</em> and <em>Bloody Sunday</em>. The presentation will be made October 14. The director’s last appearance at the BFI London Film…
Research from the British Film Institute has discovered that 59 percent of British movies made over the last 10 years feature no black actors in named roles. ‘Kidulthood’ star Noel Clarke is the most prolific black British actor, having made eight movies since 2006, followed by Ashley Walters, Naomie Harris, Thandie Newton, Idris Elba and Chiwetel Ejiofor.
The British Film Institute has launched Black Star, a series of events and screenings that the organization claims is “the U.K.’s biggest-ever celebration of black screen actors.” The program, which runs Oct. 17-Dec. 31, will be “the U.K.’s biggest ever season of film and television dedicated to celebrating the range, versatility and power of black... <a href="https://variety.com/2016/film/global/british-film-institute-season-black-actors-1201814200/" title="Read British Film Institute Launches Season Devoted to Black Actors">Read more »</a><img src="http://media.zenfs.com/en_US/Entertainment/Variety/pc17#038;c26035310#038;c310000#038;cv2.0#038;cj1" class="editorial"/>