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TV Preview: Outsiders (Comedy)

Tom thinks it’s time his youth group got in touch with their inner selves, outside. But when group therapy and organised fun collide, bad things happen. A new comedy drama with songs. Written by 5 new Welsh writers and starring 6 new Welsh actors/actresses, 'Outsiders' will be broadcast as a 30 minute TV drama on BBC Wales this autumn. A BBC Writersroom and Boom Cymru production for BBC Wales.
Wednesday, 19 September 2018 - 6:00pm
Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff
Free Solo

Member Screening - FREE SOLO

From award-winning documentary filmmaker E. Chai Vasarhelyi and world-renowned photographer and mountaineer Jimmy Chin, the directors of “MERU,” comes FREE SOLO, a stunning, intimate and unflinching portrait of free soloist climber Alex Honnold, as he prepares to achieve his lifelong dream: climbing the face of the world’s most famous rock – the 3,200-foot El Capitan in Yosemite National Park – without a rope. Celebrated as one of the greatest athletic feats of any kind, Honnold’s climb set the ultimate standard: perfection or death. Succeeding in this challenge places his story in the annals of human achievement.
Wednesday, 19 September 2018 - 7:00pm
New York City

Member Screening - INFORMER

Executive produced by Sam Mendes, INFORMER is a sophisticated, character-driven thriller about Raza, a young, second generation Pakistani man from East London who is coerced by Gabe, a counterterrorism officer to go undercover and inform for him. Gabe, who has a past he is unwilling to expose, is joined by Holly, his new and ambitious partner whose endless curiosity becomes threatening to him. As the central counter-terrorism investigation heats up, the stakes for all three get higher and higher. Informer tells a story about identity in a world where lines are increasingly being drawn and sides are being taken.
Thursday, 20 September 2018 - 6:30pm
New York City

Wajib - Edinburgh Screening

Abu Shadi (Mohammad Bakri) is a divorced father and a school teacher in his mid-60s living in Nazareth. After his daughter’s wedding in one month he will be living alone. Shadi (Saleh Bakri), his architect son, arrives from Rome after years abroad to help his father to hand-deliver the wedding invitations to each guest, which is the local Palestinian custom. As the estranged pair spend the day together, the tense details of their relationship come to a head challenging their fragile and very different lives.
Thursday, 20 September 2018 - 6:30pm
Cineworld, Fountain Park, Edinburgh
Life Itself

Member Screening - LIFE ITSELF

In LIFE ITSELF, a young New York couple goes from college romance to marriage to the birth of their first child. The unexpected twists of their journey create reverberations that echo over continents and through lifetimes. Director and writer Dan Fogelman examines the perils and rewards of everyday life in a multigenerational saga set in New York City and Carmona, Spain.
Friday, 21 September 2018 - 7:30pm
New York City
Rhys Ifans

An Evening with Rhys Ifans (Caernarfon)

For nearly 30 years Rhys has been delighting audiences portraying unforgettable characters both fictional creations and real people. Broadcaster Lisa Gwilym will be interviewing the actor about his stellar career on the stage and screen, following the official opening of Galeri’s new cinema screens. This event is in Welsh, and is organised in partnership with Galeri and Into Film Cymru.
Friday, 21 September 2018 - 7:30pm
Galeri, Caernarfon LL55 1SQ
The Old Man & The Gun

Member Screening - THE OLD MAN & THE GUN

THE OLD MAN & THE GUN is based on the true story of Forrest Tucker (Robert Redford), from his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public. Wrapped up in the pursuit are detective John Hunt (Casey Affleck), who becomes captivated with Forrest’s commitment to his craft, and a woman (Sissy Spacek) who loves him in spite of his chosen profession.
Saturday, 22 September 2018 - 1:30pm
New York City
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Preview screening: Apostle + Q&A with Gareth Evans

In this thriller, a man travels to a remote island in search of his missing sister, who was kidnapped by a murderous religious cult. Written and directed by Gareth Evans and starring Dan Stevens, Lucy Boynton, Mark Lewis Jones, Bill Milner, Kristine Froseth and Michael Sheen.
Monday, 24 September 2018 - 6:45pm
Cineworld, Mary Ann St, Cardiff CF10 2EN
A Star is Born

Member Screening - A STAR IS BORN

A STAR IS BORN stars four-time Oscar nominee Bradley Cooper (“American Sniper,” “American Hustle,” “Silver Linings Playbook”) and multiple award-winning, Oscar-nominated music superstar Lady Gaga, in her first leading role in a major motion picture. Cooper helms the drama, marking his directorial debut. In this new take on the tragic love story, he plays seasoned musician Jackson Maine, who discovers — and falls in love with — struggling artist Ally (Gaga). She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer… until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally’s career takes off, the personal side of their relationship is breaking down, as Jack fights an ongoing battle with his own internal demons.
Sunday, 30 September 2018 - 7:00pm
New York City
Clarins Beauty Party

Clarins Beauty Party

As proud partners to the British Academy Cymru Awards, Clarins would like to invite our members to an exclusive beauty party. Discover the latest trends, top tips and beauty secrets for becoming awards-glamour ready.
Monday, 1 October 2018 - 4:00pm
BAFTA Cymru bar, Cineworld Cardiff
BAFTA Tribute: This Morning

A BAFTA Tribute: This Morning

Join us for a special Tribute event to celebrate This Morning’s outstanding creative contribution to television over the last 30 years. This Morning will be honoured with a BAFTA Special Award at this tribute.
Monday, 1 October 2018 - 6:45pm
Princess Anne Theatre, 195 Piccadilly, London
This Country Special

This Country Special

BAFTA award-winning comedy This Country returns to BBC Three and BBC One this autumn for a one-off special. Followed by a Q&A with Charlie and Daisy, producer Simon Mayhew-Archer and director Tom George.
Wednesday, 3 October 2018 - 6:45pm
Princess Anne Theatre, 195 Piccadilly, London
Games Lecture - Siobahn Reddy

Games Lecture: Siobhan Reddy

Siobhan Reddy, Studio Director at Media Molecule, the studio behind the BAFTA-winning LittleBigPlanet franchise, delivers this year’s games lecture.
Thursday, 4 October 2018 - 7:15pm
Princess Anne Theatre, 195 Piccadilly, London
Secrets of TV

BAFTA Masterclass: Secrets of Live TV

Join a panel of the industry’s top technical craftspeople to explore world of live television. From camera and lighting, to sound, to vision mixing; the speakers will take an in depth look into how some of the country’s best-loved shows are created. Supported by Harman Professional Solutions.
Tuesday, 9 October 2018 - 7:00pm
The David Lean Room, BAFTA, 195 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9LN
BAFTA Archive Breakfast

BAFTA Archive Breakfast

BAFTA - in partnership with Screenocean - are delighted to host this breakfast event and invite archive researchers, producers and directors to join us as we shine the spotlight on BAFTA’s growing archive collection and talk to BAFTA winner James RM Hunt (7/7: One Day in London, My Generation and

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 - 9:00am
Run Run Shaw Room, BAFTA, 195 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9LN

Preview screening: Morfydd

A new feature length drama from Boom Cymru for S4C. Written by Siwan Jones and based on the life of the famous Welsh singer, pianist and composer from Treforest - Morfydd Owen.
Wednesday, 24 October 2018 - 7:00pm
Cineworld, Mary Ann St, Cardiff CF10 2EN