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Amanda Knox

Was she a cold-blooded psychopath who brutally murdered her roommate or a naive student abroad trapped in an endless nightmare? In the NETFLIX Original Documentary AMANDA KNOX, directors Rod Blackhurst (Tribeca Audience Award winner "Here Alone") and Brian McGinn (IDA Award winner "Chef's Table") and producer Mette Heide (Peabody Award winner "India's Daughter") explore the notorious case that made headlines around the world.
Friday, 21 October 2016 - 7:30pm
New York City

The Crown

THE CROWN focuses on Queen Elizabeth II as a 25-year-old newlywed faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world's most famous monarchy while forging a relationship with legendary Prime Minister, Sir Winston Churchill. The British Empire is in decline, the political world is in disarray, and a young woman takes the throne... a new era is dawning.
Sunday, 23 October 2016 - 2:00pm
New York City

The Eagle Huntress

THE EAGLE HUNTRESS follows Aisholopan, a 13-year-old girl, as she trains to become the first female in twelve generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle hunter, and rises to the pinnacle of a tradition that has been handed down from father to son for centuries. While there are many old Kazakh eagle hunters who vehemently reject the idea of any female taking part in their ancient tradition, Aisholpan's father Nurgaiv believes that a girl can do anything a boy can, as long as she's determined.
Monday, 24 October 2016 - 7:00pm
New York City

Screenwriters’ Lecture Series

Now in its seventh year, the BAFTA Screenwriters’ Lecture Series exists to celebrate screenwriters’ authorial contribution to film, and gives esteemed writers a platform to share highlights and insights from their careers with an audience of film-lovers and their peers.

Dates throughout October
BAFTA 195 Piccadilly / BFI Southbank

Black Mirror

"Nosedive": Insecure office worker Lacie (Bryce Dallas Howard) lives in a happy, smiley, status-obsessed nightmare world. Her old friend Naomi (Alice Eve) is one of society's elites - and Lacie may have found a way to join her. Cast includes: Bryce Dallas Howard (Jurassic World) plays Leigh, Alice Eve (Star Trek: Into Darkness) plays Naomi. Also starring James Norton (Happy Valley) and Cherry Jones (Awake). Director: Joe Wright (Atonement). Filmed in: London and Capetown.

"Men Against Fire": Future soldiers Stripe (Malachi Kirby) and Raiman (Madeline Brewer) must protect frightened villagers from an infestation of vicious, feral mutants. Technologically, they have the edge, but will that help them survive? Cast includes: Malachi Kirby (Roots) plays Stripe, Michael Kelly (House of Cards) plays Arquette, Madeline Brewer (Orange Is the New Black) plays Raiman and Francis Magee (Game of Thrones) plays Parn Heidekker. Director: Jacob Verbruggen (London Spy). Filmed in: The UK.

Wednesday, 26 October 2016 - 7:30pm
New York City

In Conversation with Jeremy Irons

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 Jeremy Irons (The Man Who Knew Infinity, Brideshead Revisited).
Thursday, 27 October 2016 - 6:30pm
New York City


From acclaimed writer/director Jeff Nichols, LOVING celebrates the real-life courage and commitment of an interracial couple, Richard and Mildred Loving (Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga), who married and then spent the next nine years fighting for the right to live as a family in their hometown. Their civil rights case, Loving v. Virginia, went all the way to the Supreme Court, which in 1967 reaffirmed the very foundation of the right to marry - and their love story has become an inspiration to couples ever since.
Friday, 28 October 2016 - 7:30pm
New York City

Trolls (in 3D)

From the creators of Shrek comes DreamWorks Animation's Trolls, a smart, funny and irreverent comedy about the search for happiness, and just how far some will go to get it. This hilarious film transports audiences to a colorful, wondrous world populated by the overly optimistic Trolls, who have a constant dance in their step and a song on their lips, and the comically pessimistic Bergens, who are only happy when they have Trolls in their stomachs.
Saturday, 29 October 2016 - 10:30am
New York City

Miss Sloane

In the high-stakes world of political power-brokers, Elizabeth Sloane (Jessica Chastain) is the most sought after and formidable lobbyist in D.C. Known equally for her cunning and her track record of success, she has always done whatever is required to win. But when she takes on the most powerful opponent of her career, she finds that winning may come at too high a price.
Saturday, 29 October 2016 - 7:30pm
New York City

Moonlight - Glasgow Screening

A timeless story of human connection and self-discovery, Moonlight chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighbourhood of Miami.
Tuesday, 1 November 2016 - 6:30pm
Glasgow Cineworld Renfrew Street

Moonlight - Edinburgh Screening

A timeless story of human connection and self-discovery, Moonlight chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighbourhood of Miami.
Thursday, 3 November 2016 - 6:30pm
Edinburgh Cineworld Fountain Park

Short Sighted: London

BAFTA and British Council Film present the annual all-day event on marketing and distributing your short film, in association with Shooting People.
Saturday, 5 November 2016 - 10:00am
Princess Anne Theatre, BAFTA, 195 Piccadilly

Ethel & Ernest + Q&A

This hand drawn animated film, based on the award winning graphic novel by Raymond Briggs, is an intimate and affectionate depiction of the life and times of his parents, two ordinary Londoners living through extraordinary events.
Wednesday, 9 November 2016 - 6:00pm
Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff

Rebel of the Keys Documentary + Q&A

A fascinating study of the life and times of pianist, composer and ‘enfant-terrible’ Andre Tchaikowsky told alongside the story of the first performance of his opera adaptation of The Merchant of Venice, the realisation of which was his dying wish. + Join us for a Q&A following the film. Event coordinated in partnership with Welsh National Opera.
Wednesday, 16 November 2016 - 8:00pm
Pontio, Bangor