Monthly Archives: January 2013

BFFS and the Motion Picture Licensing Company present the MPLC Collection

Jan 24

BFFS is absolutely delighted to announce a fabulous new deal with the Motion Picture Licensing Company which will add 52 ‘big studio’ titles to the BFFS Booking Scheme. The films range from much loved classics such as All About Eve, An Affair to Remember and The Day the Earth Stood Still, to ‘must see’ recent and new features like Martha Marcy May Marlene, The […]

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Watch 7 (yes, seven!) clips from NO

Jan 23

We recently brought you the very exciting news that BFFS Members and Associates have the opportunity to screen Oscar Nominated NO as part of the theatrical release so here is a clip to whet your appetite [youtube] See more clips at Indiewire If you want to screen NO from the 22nd of Febuary, you can […]

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Nagisa Oshima

Jan 21

One of Japan’s most famous and at times controversial directors sadly died last week aged 80. In a career spanning 40 years he is perhaps most famous for  In the Realm of the Senses  which was banned and censored in many countries upon its release and the Palm d’Or nominated Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence starring David Bowie. Read […]

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Mike Leigh on Bleak Moments

Jan 18

Mike Leigh on Bleak Moments. Read what the British Director of Another Year, Vera Drake and Secrets & Lies had to say about his first film which is available from the BFFS Booking Scheme

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New films added including Cairo Station

Jan 17

Cairo Station (otherwise known as The Iron Gate) is the 1958 critically acclaimed  neo-realist masterpiece by Youssef Chahine. Qinawi – played by the profilic director himself, falls for the already engaged Hanouma and against the backdrop of Cairo Station his crush develops into a dangerous obsession. Read more about the film and watch a trailer here Take a look at Forest Row Film […]

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Your chance to take part in the theatrical release of Oscar nominated NO

Jan 15

OSCAR™ MEMBERS SAY YES TO GAEL GARCÍA BERNAL IN “NO” FOR ‘BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM’ Exclusive Opportunity to take part in the Theatrical Release for BFFS Members & Associates! Following the news that Pablo Larraín’s compelling drama NO has been shortlisted at the 85th Academy Awards® for ‘Best Foreign Language Film’, we are delighted to […]

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Looking ahead – what to look forward to in 2013

Jan 11

From Oscar fodder to surreal animations, these are the top 10 films we’re looking forward to arriving on the BFFS Booking Scheme in the coming months: No – nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film at this years Oscars we are thrilled to be able to offer BFFS Members and Associates the chance to be […]

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Looking back – the best of 2012

2012 was a bumper year for the BFFS Booking Scheme, it has now grown to over 550 titles and reflecting the diversity and originality of film society and community cinemas across the UK nearly 100 different titles were booked just this year. The top 10 most popular titles are a real mixed bag of classics, […]

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Welcome to the BFFS Booking Scheme Blog – the place to find all the newest titles, discover hidden gems and read news about Booking Scheme titles. The BFFS Booking Scheme was designed with film societies and community cinemas in mind – we would love to hear your reaction scores or recommendations for other bookers.

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Helping Communities Screen Films

Jan 1

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Helping communities screen films