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  1. BFI London Film Festival Opener 'Captain Phillips' to Screen Across the U.K. and in Ireland

    8:08 am 10/3/2013

    The Tom Hanks-starring, true-story-inspired Somalian-pirate drama will be simulcast the evening of its European premiere.Read more

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  2. British Film Institute VOD Service to Include Day-and-Date Releases

    6:53 am 10/2/2013

    The BFI Player will go live on Oct. 9 and offer archived films and day-and-date titles, such as Clio Barnard's "The Selfish Giant."Read more

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  3. British Film Institute Delegation Visiting Brazil on Trade Mission

    6:22 am 9/27/2013

    A dozen U.K. reps from the film and TV industries will attend the Rio Film Festival as the British industry has identified the country as a "priority territory."Read more

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  4. British Film Institute Pledges $4.8 Million for Young Filmmaker Development Scheme

    6:11 am 9/20/2013

    The U.K. public organization will also support two new short film funds and an animation program, in partnership with London-based Aardman Animations. Read more

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  5. Stephen Frears' 'Philomena' to Get Gala Screening at London Film Fest

    7:37 am 8/30/2013

    The movie, starring Judi Dench and Steve Coogan, will be shown during the festival's 57th edition in October.Read more

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  6. Disney's 'Saving Mr. Banks' to Close BFI London Film Festival

    7:00 am 8/8/2013

    The film stars Emma Thompson as the author of "Mary Poppins" and Tom Hanks, who is also in the fest's opening night film "Captain Phillips," as Walt Disney.Read more

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  7. Paul Greengrass' 'Captain Phillips' to Open BFI London Film Festival

    6:48 am 8/1/2013

    The movie, starring Tom Hanks, will mark its European debut heralding the start of the 57th British capital movie shindig.Read more

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  8. Film Festival Doyenne Sheila Whitaker Dies at 77

    9:36 am 7/31/2013

    The former BFI London director most recently was a regular participant at events throughout the Middle East.Read more

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  9. BAFTA TV Award Winner Gets BFI Backing For First Feature Film

    6:55 am 7/29/2013

    Philippa Lowthorpe is one of three freshman directors to get support for their debut movies.Read more

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  10. British Film Institute: U.K. Appetite for 3D Movies Fading, Netflix Shaking Up Market

    4:37 am 7/23/2013

    The organization's annual Statistical Yearbook also records a slump in female filmmaking and says James Cameron's "Titanic" has regained the top spot in the rankings of the highest-grossing films in Britain.Read more

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