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BAFTA at 70 Open Weekend

Event: British Academy Film & Television Awards Date: 29 Apri 1997Venue: The Royal Albert Hall, London Host: Lenny HenryBAFTA/Doug McKenzie
Friday, 4 August 2017 - 6:30pm
BAFTA, 195 Piccadilly, London

To celebrate 70 years since its founding, BAFTA’s headquarters at 195 Piccadilly is opening its doors to the public for a weekend of screenings, and talks on the theme of reinvention. Guests will also have the opportunity to explore the specially curated photographic exhibition taking place throughout the building.


 

SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING

Join BAFTA for this special screening of Jon Watt’s Spider-Man: Homecoming, the latest instalment of the popular Spider-Man franchise, with 2017 BAFTA EE Rising Star Tom Holland in the title role. 

Friday 4 August, 18.30 - Book here

Photographer select; Tom Holland


BAFTA KIDS EVENT- TRACY BEAKER

The Tracy Beaker series, based on Dame Jacqueline Wilson’s books celebrates its 15th anniversary this year. Join BAFTA and CBBC for this special family event, where we’ll screening an episode from The Story Of Tracy Beaker; Tracy Beaker Returns and The Dumping Ground, followed by a Q&A and meet and greet with cast and crew. 

Saturday 5 August, 11.00 - Book here


MITZI CUNLIFFE- THE WOMAN BEHIND THE MASK

Join researcher Ann Sumner for this special discussion celebrating the life and work of Mitzi Cunliffe, the sculptor behind the iconic BAFTA mask. Ann will be joined by Mitzi’s daughter Antonia, who will share memories of her mother’s life and career.

Saturday 5 August, 15.00 - Book here

Estate of the Artist/The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery/University of Leeds Art Collection


DOUBLE BILL- PLANET OF THE APES + WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES

Since the release of the first Planet of the Apes film in 1968, the films in the series have garnered several BAFTA film nominations, including SVFX and costume. Nearly five decades after the first release, join BAFTA for this special double bill of both the first in the franchise, and the latest modern telling. 

Saturday 5 August, 17.00 - Book tickets

War for the Planet of the Apes


BAFTA KIDS EVENT- THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE 

LEGO has been reinvented across film, games and TV, winning a number of BAFTAs. Come along to BAFTA to catch their latest movie, The Lego Batman Movie, a fresh and inventive spin on the Batman story, where our hero takes on Gotham City, with an unexpected side-kick.

Sunday 6 August, 11.00 - Book tickets


THE HARD STOP + Q&A

Stacey Dooley joins producer Dionne Walker and contributor Marcus Knox Hooke for a discussion following this screening of Outstanding Debut nominated The Hard Stop. The documentary follows Marcus and Kurtis as they try to move forward with their lives following the 2011 London riots, which were sparked by the police killing of their friend Mark Duggan.

Sunday 6 August, 18.30 - Book tickets

The Hard Stop