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    BFI's 'Hitchcock 9,' the Master of Suspense's Earliest Surviving Works, Kicks Off Its Stateside Tour UPDATED

    Hitchcock fans rejoice. The BFI has kicked off its stateside national tour of "The Hitchcock 9," a program of Alfred Hitchcock's nine earliest surviving works, all in newly restored 35mm prints. It launches at the Castro Theatre (June 14-16) for the San Francisco Silent Film Festival, and will make ...

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    BFI London Film Festival Announces 2013 Dates

    The 57th BFI London Film Festival will run from October 9-20, 2013. The fest is now accepting submissions, and will announce the full lineup in September.

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    In Honor of 'Lawrence of Arabia' 50th Anniversary, BFI Lists '10 Desert Films to Try' (TRAILERS)

    With David Lean's epic masterpiece "Lawrence of Arabia" celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, the BFI has compiled an unranked list of "10 Desert Films to Try." The finely curated list includes classics like Sergio Leone's "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly,"...

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    Up for Auction: Collection of 59 Stills Confirming Existence of Lost Early Hitchcock Film 'The Mountain Eagle'

    Joe Maddalena's Profiles in History will be auctioning a collection of 59 still photographs of two of Alfred Hitchcock's last silent films, "The Mountain Eagle" and "The Manxman." The collection provides irrefutable proof that "The Mountain Eagle" existed -- it has long been one of the most searched...

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    Destiny Ekaragha's Directorial Debut 'Gone Too Far' Begins Production in London Late October

    Principal photography will begin later this month on Destiny Ekaragha's feature directorial debut "Gone Too Far," a coming-of-age comedy adapted for the screen by Bola Agabje, based on her own Laurence Olivier Award-winning 2007 stage play of the same title.

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    BFI London Announces Industry Programme, Keynote By Harvey Weinstein

    The 56th BFI London Film Festival's Industry Programme includes a keynote address by Harvey Weinstein and a conversation with director Roger Michell. Panels and talks range from the challenges and opportunities of digital platforms, how film culture affects the film industry, film piracy and the ins...

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    British Film Institute Unveils New Five-Year Plan

    The British Film Institute has unveiled its much-anticipated five-year Future Plan, which they’ve dubbed Film Forever and which spells out a comprehensive blueprint for public film policy in the UK over the next five years. With a substantial chunk of change to invest--roughly £50 million a year--th...

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    Newell's 'Great Expectations' with Bonham-Carter, Irvine & Fiennes Will Close BFI London Film Festival

    Mike Newell's "Great Expectations" will close the 56th BFI London Film Festival on October 21. Adapted by David Nicholls, the film stars Helena Bonham Carter, Ralph Fiennes, Jeremy Irvine and Holliday Grainger...

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    'Frankenweenie' Opening BFI London Fest Along with Burton's Traveling 'Art Of' Exhibition [Video]

    Tim Burton's "Frankenweenie" will go to London to open the 56th BFI London Film Festival on October 10, marking its European premiere. The opening night red carpet and screening will be broadcast live from Odeon Leicester Square to BFI IMAX as well as thirty screens in the UK.

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    Complete List of Sight & Sound's Critics' Polls Now Online - Who Voted, and For Which Films?

    After the news a couple of weeks ago that Hitchcock's "Vertigo" dethroned Welles' "Citizen Kane" as the greatest film of all time in Sight & Sound's poll, the magazine has posted the complete list of critics' choices on its website. The list can be perused by critics' top 250 consensus, individual f...

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