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October highlights Posted on 29 Sep 2021

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Festival season has arrived! We're delighted to welcome BFI London Film Festival and Cardiff Mini Film Festival to our cinemas for the very first time, and Iris Prize returns.

We're thrilled to open Human Conditions of Clay in our Gallery. Featuring eighteen brilliant artists including Shawanda Corbett, Antony Gormley, Lubaina Himidand and Ai Wei Wei (to name just a few!).

Continuing our 50th Birthday celebrations, we're offering two great opportunities for young people. Vote for your favourite Postcard From the Future. Created by ages 5-16, the winning artwork will be displayed on the front of our building! BFI Film Academy arrives this half-term – a series of interactive workshops for ages 16-24.

It's been a delight to welcome you all back to our theatres! Live performance continues with Company of Sirens' Hitchcock Redux, and Everyman Theatre bring Crash, a new play by Simon Riordan.

Plus, lots more! Scroll for details and our full programme highlights...

 

FILM

FESTIVAL SEASON

BFI LONDON FILM FESTIVAL | 6-17 October

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We're delighted to be screening BFI London Film Festival! The 65th #LFF invites you to experience the world’s best new films, series and XR wherever you are.

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SPENCER | 9 October 

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GREAT FREEDOM | 14 October 

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ALI & AVA | 17 October 

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IRIS PRIZE | 7&10 October

Iris Prize returns with fifteen films competing for Best British Short. There'll also be a special Rebel Dykes takeover with a screening and panel discussion.

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CARDIFF MINI FILM FESTIVAL | 2&3 October

CMFF screens work by up and coming filmmakers and support those who want to break into the screen industry. Meet the team for a Networking Social!

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NO TIME TO DIE | 22-28 October

Bond is back! In the 25th big screen outing for James Bond, we find he has left active service. His peace is short-lived when Felix Leiter, an old friend from the CIA, turns up asking for help.

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To see all films showing now, click here. For details of what to expect when attending a screening, visit our website.

 

ART

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HUMAN CONDITIONS OF CLAY - Exhibition opens 15 October

We're thrilled to present Human Conditions of Clay, curated by Deborah Smith. The exhibition explores how humanity is expressed through the material use of clay in artworks that carry a human trace and presence. 

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FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

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Art in the Bar: POSTCARDS FROM THE FUTURE: HAVE YOUR SAY! | Until 14 November

We had an amazing 1200 submissions for our Postcards From the Future competition. Vote now for your favourite from the shortlist. The artwork with the most votes will be displayed on our Lightbox for six months!

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BFI Film Academy: CHAPTER ARTS CENTRE FILM SCHOOL | 27-29 October

Aged 16-24 and want to learn more about starting a career in the screen industries? BFI Film Academy is a series of interactive lectures and film screenings that explore different aspects of film culture and film understanding.

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PERFORMANCE

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Company of Sirens: HITCHCOCK REDUX | 12-16 October*

*BSL interpreted 15 October

To what extent does artwork, film and literature filter our memories, becoming more crucial to those memories than the events themselves? "A fascinating meditation on grief” (The Guardian). On 12 October, join us for a post-show Q&A.

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Everyman Theatre: CRASH | 5-9 October

Aled, Brian, Mary, and Martin were inseparable. Mary and Martin even had a son, Jack. But that was a long time ago. After an accident leaves Jack in hospital, the former friends find themselves back under one roof, to support each other and clear the air.

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For details of what to expect when attending a performance, visit our website. Don't forget to book a table in our Café Bar if you'd like to grab a bite to eat or a drink before hand!

 

OTHER TREATS THIS MONTH...

DRONES COMEDY CLUB | 1&15 October 

ARTS SOCIETY CARDIFF | 14 October

OKTOBERFEST | 22&23 October 

 

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