Monthly Archives: October 2013

Gloria – in cinemas this weekend, in community cinemas in three weeks!

Oct 29

After preview screenings and Q&As last week Gloria hits cinemas nationwide this Friday on the back of a huge publicity campaign (just look at the Guardian Film homepage today) and has been drawing rave reviews across the board. Centring on a middle aged female protagonist, Gloria is a rare delight, a film that shows that life doesn’t […]

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New MPLC titles and a fantastic screening offer!

Oct 25

To celebrate the addition of 25 new titles to the MPLC collection we have a exciting 3 for 2 offer on all our MPLC titles! This fantastic offer is available to all BFFS Members and Associates. With Oscar winners, classic musicals, Wes Anderson, the Coen Brothers, cult dramas and sci-fi spectaculars there’s a fantastic variety […]

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New titles for October on the Booking Scheme

Oct 24

From a seductive French thriller starring Kristin Scott Thomas to a pair of breathtaking globe-trotting documentaries there’s plenty of variety in the latest additions to the Booking Scheme.

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The Dark Heart of Film – BFI Gothic

Oct 18

Monsters, murder, ghouls and ghosts abound in the BFI’s new Gothic season running for the next few months across the UK and to celebrate the season BFFS has negotiated an exclusive discount with the BFI on a selection of Gothic films for BFFS member film societies and community cinemas. Read on for details on the […]

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Eureka! New distributor on the BFFS Booking Scheme

Oct 15

Eureka Entertainment is the newest BFFS Booking Scheme partner and four of their titles are now available on the BFFS Booking Scheme. 

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Country Spotlight: South Korea

Oct 14

In this second entry to the Country Spotlight feature I’ll be taking a look at the history of South Korea’s film industry and its role during the cultural and political upheavals that took place during the 20th Century. Please feel free to make use of this blog, and the others in the series, as programme […]

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Back Catalogue: The Conformist

Oct 3

Continuing my delve into the extensive collection of films on the BFFS Collection I recently watched The Conformist, Bertolucci’s pre-WWII set thriller. The film centres on a weak-willed agent of the Mussolini government who is sent to France to assassinate a political dissident. Though vaguely aware of the film and its reputation beforehand I was […]

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