BFFS National Conference for Community Cinemas 2012
Saturday 22 - Sunday 23 September, Institut Français, South Kensington, London
The BFFS National Conference Weekend is the best place to get together, share ideas and celebrate the hard work of film societies and community cinemas over the past 12 months. This year we’re thrilled that we’ll be joined by Amanda Nevill, Chief Executive of the BFI, who will announce the winners of the 43rd Film Society of the Year Awards. Read more about our speakers here: http://bffs.org.uk/newsandevents/news/natconfspeakers.html
Change to advertised film: Sadly I Wish has had to be withdrawn from the programme due to availability issues – but in its place with have the brilliant Snows of Kilimanjaro from French director Robert Guédiguian. See more here: http://cinefile.co.uk/wordpress/?page_id=490
- Key Note Speech: David Cooke, Director of BBFC will talk to us about the important work the BBFC does and how classification has changed over the years.
- Films: In Love with Alma Cogan including a Q&A with writer/director Tony Britten + a very special secret screening from a critically acclaimed festival favourite. Not to be missed!
- Panel sessions: Exploring Alternative Content + Making and Screening Your Own Films
- The Film Society of the Year Awards 2012: announced by special guest Amanda Nevill, Chief Executive of the BFI
- + lots of networking opportunities.
- Films: Snows of Kilimanjaro, Swandown, Les Diaboliques (followed by a special discussion group), Keswick Film Festival Osprey Shorts and a very special screening of The Red Balloon.
- Panel sessions: Social Networking + How to Make the Most of Your Venue
- BFFS AGM: The chance for BFFS Members and the Board of Trustees to get together and discuss the direction of BFFS
- + even more networking opportunities.
Weekend passes are available from £60. Day passes are available from £32 (lunch and refreshments included)
To book , fill in a booking form and send it to us on firstname.lastname@example.org:
Payment can be made by cheque or by Paypal by following this link: http://www.bffs.org.uk/newsandevents/events/paypal.html (please return the booking form to BFFS even if you have paid online)
The closing date for bookings is 19 September.