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The Founder

Directed by John Lee Hancock (SAVING MR. BANKS), THE FOUNDER features the true story of how Ray Kroc (Michael Keaton), a struggling salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California.

Sunday, 4 December 2016 - 7:00pm
New York City

20th Century Women

With 20th Century Women, acclaimed filmmaker Mike Mills (the Academy Award®- winning Beginners) brings us a richly multilayered, funny, heart-stirring celebration of the complexities of women, family, time, and the connections we search for our whole lives. It is a film that keeps redefining itself as it goes along, shifting with its characters as they navigate the pivotal summer of 1979.
Monday, 5 December 2016 - 7:00pm
New York City

I, Daniel Blake

Winner of the Palme d’Or at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, the latest from legendary director Ken Loach is a gripping, human tale about the impact one man can make. Gruff but goodhearted, Daniel Blake (Dave Johns) is a man out of time: a widowed woodworker who’s never owned a computer, he lives according to his own common sense moral code. But after a heart attack leaves him unable to work and the state welfare system fails him, the stubbornly self-reliant Daniel must stand up and fight for his dignity, leading a one-man crusade for compassion that will transform the lives of a struggling single mother (Hayley Squires) and her two children. Graced with humor and heart, I, Daniel Blake is a moving, much-needed reminder of the power of empathy from one of the world’s greatest living filmmakers.
Tuesday, 6 December 2016 - 7:00pm
New York City

Hidden Figures

HIDDEN FIGURES is the incredible untold story of Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughn (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monae)—brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation’s confidence, turned around the Space Race, and galvanized the world. The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to dream big.
Thursday, 8 December 2016 - 6:00pm
New York City
Wha's Like Us?

TV Preview: Wha's Like Us?

Sanjeev Kohli takes a humorous look at how films have shown Scots, the Scots character and stereotypes, celebrating some of our most memorable onscreen moments.
Thursday, 8 December 2016 - 6:30pm
Grosvenor Cinema, Ashton Lane. Glasgow

TV Preview: To Walk Invisible + Q&A

A preview of the BBC’s new one-off drama telling the story of the Brontë sisters, followed by a Q&A with writer Sally Wainwright and cast members Chloe Pirrie, Finn Atkins and Charlie Murphy.
Thursday, 8 December 2016 - 6:45pm
Princess Anne Theatre, BAFTA, 195 Piccadilly

A Monster Calls

A visually spectacular and unabashedly emotional drama from director J.A. Bayona (“The Impossible”). 12-year-old Conor (Lewis MacDougall) is dealing with far more than other boys his age. His beloved and devoted mother (Felicity Jones) is ill. He has little in common with his imperious grandmother (Sigourney Weaver). His father (Toby Kebbell) has resettled thousands of miles away. But Conor finds a most unlikely ally when the Monster (portrayed by Liam Neeson in performance-capture and voiceover) appears at his bedroom window one night.
Friday, 9 December 2016 - 7:00pm
New York City

A Celebration of Sherlock

Join us on December 9 at BAFTA HQ, 195 Piccadilly, for an evening celebrating the British television series Sherlock as we look forward to the next series, shot in Wales.
Friday, 9 December 2016 - 7:30pm
Princess Anne Theatre, BAFTA, 195 Piccadilly

In Conversation with David Oyelowo

BAFTA New York is thrilled to invite you to the latest installment of our exclusive series focused on the very best of British talent. Our next guest will be BAFTA Nominee David Oyelowo (A United Kingdom, Selma).
Tuesday, 13 December 2016 - 6:00pm
New York City

Preview: The Real Midwives + Q&A

The millions worldwide who watch and love the BBC’s top rated series Call the Midwife enjoy the drama and emotion evoked by writer Heidi Thomas’ intricate and heartfelt storytelling. In The Real Midwives, actor Stephen McGann, who plays Dr. Patrick Turner in the series, goes on a journey to find out more about the facts behind the fiction, to look at the real life science and social history behind the stories.
Wednesday, 14 December 2016 - 6:00pm
Chapter Cinema 2

TV Preview: The Halcyon

A preview of ITV’s new eight-part drama followed by a Q&A with actors Steven Mackintosh and Kara Tointon, producer Chris Croucher and executive producer Sharon Hughff.
Wednesday, 14 December 2016 - 6:45pm
Princess Anne Theatre, BAFTA, 195 Piccadilly

Preview: Sherlock Episode 2 + Q&A

BBC Wales and BAFTA Cymru are delighted to invite you to an exclusive preview of episode two of the new season of Sherlock.

Sherlock returns to BBC One with three brand-new feature length episodes, promising laughter, tears, shocks, surprises and extraordinary cases.

Sunday, 8 January 2017 - 3:00pm
Chapter Cinema 1, Cardiff

TV Preview: Fortitude (Season 2, Episode 1) + Q&A

An explosive new story at the heart of series two of Fortitude will see Dennis Quaid, Parminder Nagra, Michelle Fairley, Robert Sheehan, and Ken Stott join the cast of the acclaimed Sky original drama from creator and writer Simon Donald.
Thursday, 12 January 2017 - 6:30pm
CCA, Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow