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Convenience + Q&A

The BAFTA Cymru Breakthrough Award 2014 was awarded to Director Keri Collins for Convenience. Join Keri and producer (and Breakthrough Brit) Ray Panthaki for a screening of the film, which goes on UK theatrical release in October.
Wednesday, 7 October 2015 - 6:00pm
Chapter Cinema 2, Cardiff
craig armstrong composer

BAFTA Conversations with Screen Composers at the Royal Albert Hall: Craig Armstrong OBE, in association with PRS for Music.

BAFTA and Royal Albert Hall, in association with PRS for Music, present a Conversation with Screen Composer Craig Armstrong, the latest in the series of world-class composers across film and television discussing their work on some of the industry’s most celebrated films.
Wednesday, 7 October 2015 - 7:00pm
Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AP

Bridge of Spies

A dramatic thriller set against the backdrop of a series of historic events, DreamWorks Pictures/Fox 2000 Pictures "Bridge Of Spies" is the story of James Donovan, a Brooklyn lawyer who finds himself thrust into the center of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on the near-impossible task to negotiate the release of a captured American U-2 pilot. Screenwriters Matt Charman and Ethan Coen & Joel Coen have woven this remarkable experience in Donovan's life into a story inspired by true events that captures the essence of a man who risked everything and vividly brings his personal journey to life.
Wednesday, 7 October 2015 - 7:30pm
New York City

Macbeth - Edinburgh Screening

Macbeth is the story of a fearless warrior and inspiring leader brought low by ambition and desire. A thrilling interpretation of the dramatic realities of the times and a reimagining of what wartime must have been like for one of Shakespeare’s most famous and compelling characters, a story of all-consuming passion and ambition, set in war torn Scottish landscape.
Thursday, 8 October 2015 - 6:30pm
Edinburgh Cineworld (Fountain Park)

Pan (in 3D)

Peter (Levi Miller) is a mischievous 12-year-old boy with an irrepressible rebellious streak, but in the bleak London orphanage where he has lived his whole life those qualities do not exactly fly. Then one incredible night, Peter is whisked away from the orphanage and spirited off to a fantastical world of pirates, warriors and fairies called Neverland. There, he finds amazing adventures and fights life-or-death battles while trying to uncover the secret of his mother, who left him at the orphanage so long ago, and his rightful place in this magical land.
Thursday, 8 October 2015 - 7:00pm
New York City

Iris Prize Producers Forum

Iris Prize Festival are happy to offer BAFTA Cymru Members the option to buy up to two tickets at the reduced rate of £20 each (reduced from £35 and to include lunch). Select BAFTA Cymru to obtain a discount option when you book your ticket(s).
Friday, 9 October 2015 - 9:30am
Park Inn Hotel, Cardiff


Academy Award nominees Carey Mulligan and Helena Bonham Carter, and three-time Academy Award winner Meryl Streep, lead the cast of a powerful drama about the women who were willing to lose everything in their fight for equality in early-20th-century Britain.
Saturday, 10 October 2015 - 5:00pm
New York City


Directed by James Vanderbilt and written by Vanderbilt from Mary Mapes’ memoir Truth and Duty: The Press, the President, and the Privilege of Power, TRUTH follows the story of veteran news producer Mary Mapes (Cate Blanchett), news anchor Dan Rather (Robert Redford) and her team of researchers (Topher Grace, Elisabeth Moss and Dennis Quaid) facing harsh scrutiny after an aired investigative report that purported new evidence proving that President George W. Bush had possibly shirked his duty during his service as a Texas Air National Guard pilot from 1968 to 1974.
Monday, 12 October 2015 - 7:00pm
New York City
Event: British Academy Cymru AwardsDate: 27 September 2015Venue: St. David's Hall, CardiffHost: Huw Stephens-Area: PRESS ROOM

Career Clever: Bait Studio in Swansea

The second in this term's Career Clever events which focus on recent British Academy Cymru Award winners, this session will offer a chance to hear about the VFX on the film A Poet in New York.
Tuesday, 13 October 2015 - 6:00pm
ALEX, University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Swansea

Brooklyn - Glasgow Screening

Lured by the promise of America, young Irish immigrant Eilis departs Ireland and the comfort of her mother’s home for the shores of New York City. The initial shackles of homesickness quickly diminish as a fresh romance sweeps Eilis into the intoxicating charm of love. But soon, her new vivacity is disrupted by her past, and Eilis must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.
Tuesday, 13 October 2015 - 6:30pm
Grosvenor Cinema, Glasgow

The Walk

Twelve people have walked on the moon, but only one man – Philippe Petit (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) – has ever, or will ever, walk in the immense void between the World Trade Center towers.
Tuesday, 13 October 2015 - 7:00pm
New York City


Both highly suspenseful and deeply emotional, ROOM is a unique and touching exploration of the boundless love between a mother and her child. After 5-year-old Jack and his Ma escape from the enclosed surroundings that Jack has known his entire life, the boy makes a thrilling discovery: the outside world. As he experiences all the joy, excitement, and fear that this new adventure brings, he holds tight to the one thing that matters most of all - his special bond with his loving and devoted Ma.
Wednesday, 14 October 2015 - 7:30pm
New York City

Brooklyn - Edinburgh Screening

Lured by the promise of America, young Irish immigrant Eilis departs Ireland and the comfort of her mother’s home for the shores of New York City. The initial shackles of homesickness quickly diminish as a fresh romance sweeps Eilis into the intoxicating charm of love. But soon, her new vivacity is disrupted by her past, and Eilis must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.
Thursday, 15 October 2015 - 6:30pm
Edinburgh Cineworld (Fountain Park)
HMP Barlinnie Prison, Scotland

TV Preview: Prison: First and Last 24 Hours + Q&A

A new documentary series for SKY 1 that follows convicted criminals on the two most important days of any sentence: the first and the last 24 hours. With unprecedented access to four Scottish prisons, including HMP Barlinnie in Glasgow, each programme follows new inmates as they go through the nerve-wracking process of being admitted into jail to begin their sentences.
Thursday, 15 October 2015 - 7:00pm
CCA, Sauchiehall St, Glasgow

Premiere: Yr Ymadawiad / The Passing

When two young lovers crash their car into a ravine in the remote mountains of Wales, they are plunged into a lost world. Dragged from the river by a mysterious figure, they are taken to a ramshackle farm, a place untouched by time. As events unfold we learn the explosive truth about the young couple’s past. More unsettling still, we discover the ghostly truth about Stanley, and the tragedy of the valley he once called home.

Monday, 19 October 2015 - 7:00pm
Cineworld Top Floor and BAFTA Cymru Bar
The Program

The Program - Glasgow Screening

An Irish sports journalist becomes convinced that Lance Armstrong's performances during the Tour de France victories are fuelled by banned substances. With this conviction, he starts hunting for evidence that will expose Armstrong.
Tuesday, 27 October 2015 - 6:30pm
Glasgow Cineworld (Renfrew St)

A BAFTA Tribute: Ruth Caleb

Ruth Caleb OBE has been making outstanding television drama for over 50 years; original, uncompromising and issue-based. Her work has won a BAFTA Television Award three times, been nominated for a further seven, and she has also been nominated for Best British Film. We are delighted to honour Ruth Caleb at this special BAFTA Tribute, where she will discuss her dynamic career and the magic formula behind her achievements.
Monday, 2 November 2015 - 6:30pm
Princess Anne Theatre, 195 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9LN

BAFTA TV Preview: Peep Show

Join us for a preview of the ninth and final series of the multi award-winning Channel 4 comedy as David Mitchell and Robert Webb head back to Croydon to tackle the ever more complicated and chaotic lives of Mark and Jez.
Wednesday, 4 November 2015 - 6:45pm
Princess Anne Theatre, 195 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9LN

Orion + Q&A

ORION tells the story of Jimmy Ellis - an unknown singer plucked from obscurity, and thrust into the spotlight as part of a crazy scheme that had him masquerade as Elvis back from the grave. Followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers.
Monday, 16 November 2015 - 7:00pm