SESSION: Tuesday 7th November at 7pm



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British Film Festival 2017: Blow-Up

(1966, dir. Michelangelo Antonioni, w/ Vanessa Redgrave, Sarah Miles, David Hemmings, John Castle)

A successful mod photographer in London whose world is bounded by fashion, pop music, marijuana, and easy sex, feels his life is boring and despairing. Then he meets a mysterious beauty, and also notices something frightfully suspicious on one of his photographs of her taken in a park. The fact that he may have photographed a murder does not occur to him until he studies and then blows up his negatives, uncovering details, blowing up smaller and smaller elements, and finally putting the puzzle together. (IMDB)

FILM INFO 3.853.853.853.85(IMDB rating)

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British Film Festival 2017: Victim

(1961, dir. Basil Dearden, w/ Dirk Bogarde, Sylvia Syms, Dennis Price, Anthony Nicholls)

British Film Festival 2017: Victim will start at approximately 9:17pm, and finish at approximately 10:53pm.

In early 1960s London, barrister Melville Farr (Dirk Bogarde) is on the path to success. With his practice winning cases and a loving marriage to his wife (Sylvia Sims), Farr's career and personal life are nearly idyllic. However, when blackmailers link Farr to a young gay man (Peter McEnery), everything Farr has worked for is threatened. As it turns out, Farr is a closeted homosexual -- which is problematic, due to Britain's anti-sodomy laws. But instead of giving in, Farr decides to fight. (IMDB)

FILM INFO 3.93.93.93.9(IMDB rating)