It’s time for our regular look at the TV that the BFI is showing, this time in the month of July 2013. This month, as well as the conclusion of the celebration of Doctor Who, which for some reason ends with the seventh Doctor’s Remembrance of the Daleks…
…there’s a preview of the second series of Toy Boy, as well as a season of TV programmes about film.
Sun 3 July 20:45 NFT2: The Location Report
TV location reports behind the scenes of movies including Lawrence of Arabia, Monty Python’s Life of Brian, Daleks’ Invasion Earth 2150AD and many more.
Wed 10 July 18:30 NFT3: The Interview: Both Sides of the Screen
Interviews with stars and film makers including Joan Crawford, Meg Ryan, Spike Milligan and Orson Welles.
Wed 17 July 18:10 NFT3: TV Looks At Film panel discussion
An overview for the BFI’s season of TV film programmes.
Wed 17 July 20:30 NFT3: Reviews
A compilation of contemporary reviews of movies.
Tue 23 July 18:10 NFT3: Cinema magazines and film programmes
Complete editions from different decades looking at how magazine-style film programmes have covered the medium.
Fri 26 July 18:10 NFT2: Cinema Europe: The Other Hollywood: The Music of Light
BBC 1995. Dir Kevin Brownlow, David Gill. 60min
+ The Movies: The World of Josef von Sternberg
BBC 1967. Dir Barrie Gavin. With Josef von Sternberg, Kevin Brownlow. 40min
A documentary on the history of French cinema, followed by a portrait of Joseph von Sternberg.
Sun 27 July 14:00 NFT1: Doctor Who: Remembrance of the Daleks
BBC 1988. Dir Andrew Morgan. With Sylvester McCoy and Sophie Aldred. 97min
Rival Daleks factions compete for the Hand of Omega. Followed by a Q&A with some special guests. Tickets will be by ballot.
Sun 29 July 20:30 NFT1: Preview: Top Boy + Q&A
Channel 4 2013. Dir Jonathan van Tulleken. With Ashley Walters, Kane Robinson
A preview of the first episode of series two of Top Boy. Followed by a Q&A with Walters and van Tulleken.
Wed 31 July 20:30 NFT3: The Overview: Omnibus: Quentin Tarantino: Hollywood’s Boy Wonder
BBC 1994. Dir David Thompson. 60min
David Thompson provides an overview of the art of the overview and introduces a screening of one of his own programmes.
Champions’ priority booking: 11.30am June 3
Members’ priority booking opens: 11.30am June 4
Public booking opens: June 11
£7.00 (member concs)
£7.50 (non-members concs)
Under 16s £6.00.
All shows are £6 on Tuesdays. Conc prices are available to senior citizens, students, unwaged and disability visitors. Proof of eligibility may be required.
As always, visit the BFI web site for more details.