A weekend of events to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the James Bond films has been announced by the British Film Institute (BFI).
The anniversary celebrations, which will take place from 1 to 2 October 2022 at BFI Southbank and BFI IMAX, will include screenings and events.
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Below is the complete lineup of events:
Friday 30th September
Questions and answers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson in Conversation: 60 Years of James Bond
TRT 90 min, FRI 30 SEP, 6:15 pm NFT1, BFI Southbank
Tickets £ 15, concs £ 12 (members pay £ 2 less). Joint ticket available with Dr. No £ 25, concs £ 18 (members pay 32 less)
Dr. No Screening for the 60th anniversary
United Kingdom 1962. 2. Dir Terence Young. With Sean Connery, Ursula Andress, Joseph Wiseman 110 min. 4K digital. PG.
FRI 30 SEP, 8:40 pm, NFT1, BFI Southbank
Joint ticket available with Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson in the Conversation event
Saturday 1st October
The spy who loved me Screening for the 45th anniversary
United Kingdom 1977. Dir Lewis Gilbert. With Roger Moore, Barbara Bach, Richard Kiel. 126 minutes, digital 4K. PG.
SAT 1 OCTOBER, 11:30 am, NFT1, BFI Southbank
Questions and answers on James Bond behind the scenes: stunts and sound effects
TRT 80min SAT 1st OCTOBER 14:45, NFT1, BFI Southbank
Tickets £ 15, concs £ 12 (members pay £ 2 less)
Preview: The sound of 007
United Kingdom 2022. Dir Mat Whitecross. 90 minutes Digital. Certificate to be confirmed. Courtesy of Ventureland and EON Productions.
Tickets £ 15, concs £ 12 (members pay £ 2 less
SAT 1 OCT. 17:00 NFT1, BFI Southbank
The living lights of the day Screening for the 35th anniversary
United Kingdom 1987. Dir John Glen. With Timothy Dalton, Maryam d’Abo, Art Malik, Julie T. Wallace. 131 min. 4K digital. PG
SAT 1 OCTOBER, 8.15pm, NFT1, BFI Southbank
Sunday 2 October
Fall of the sky Screening of the 10th anniversary
United Kingdom 2012. Dir Sam Mendes. With Daniel Craig, Judi Dench, Javier Bardem. 143 min. IMAX digital. 12A
SUN 2 OCTOBER 12:30, BFI IMAX
UK 2015. Dir Sam Mendes. With Daniel Craig, Lea Seydoux, Christoph Waltz. 148 min. IMAX digital. 12A.
SUN OCTOBER 2, 4pm, BFI IMAX
There is no time to die
United Kingdom 2021. DIr Cary Joji Fukunaga. With Daniel Craig, Rami Malek, Ralph Fiennes. 157 minutes. 3D digital IMAX. 12A
SUN 2 OCTOBER 19:50, BFI IMAX
Tickets for the September screenings go on sale at BFI Patrons and Champions on August 1st, BFI Members on August 2nd and to the general public on August 4th. For BFI IMAX tickets go to bfi.org.uk/imax
The BFI will also honor longtime Bond producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G Wilson with BFI Fellowships in recognition of the couple’s “outstanding achievements and tremendous contribution to film.”
The BFI regularly organizes 007 events to mark anniversaries, with the most recent event in 2019 celebrating the 50th anniversary of On Her Majesty’s Secret Service.
George Lazenby held a question and answer session following the screening of his only release as 007, the day he also saw screenings of the 1979 film. Moonraker and 1999 The world is not enough.
With 2022 marking 60 years since the release of doctor n, you can expect Sean Connery’s 007 debut to appear this weekend. Other bonds celebrating anniversaries in 2022 include 2002 Die another dayand 2012 Fall of the sky.
The BFI Fellowship was presented to Wilson and Broccoli at the BFI Chair dinner hosted by BFI President Tim Richards on June 28 at Claridges, London. They join other BFI Fellows including Martin Scorsese and Thelma Schoonmaker, Tilda Swinton, Sir David Lean, Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, Nicholas Roeg CBE, Orson Welles, Sir Ridley Scott, Dame Judi Dench and Sir Steve McQueen.
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The director brothers, who took the reins of the Bond franchise from their father Albert R ‘Cubby’ Broccoli of 1995 Golden eye onwards, said: “We are so proud to have been awarded the BFI Fellowship on behalf of all those who have been a part of the James Bond series for over 60 years and feel honored to be joining such an esteemed group of distinguished industry colleagues.
“We are very grateful to so many members of the British film industry we have worked with throughout our careers and thank the British Film Institute for their outstanding support and leadership for the creative industries in the UK.”
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Tim Richards, president of the BFI, paid tribute to the duo by saying, “I am honored and thrilled to award Michael G Wilson and Barbara Broccoli the prestigious BFI scholarship.
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“I can’t think of anyone else more deserving in particular as we celebrate the 60th anniversary of the incredibly successful James Bond franchise. With extraordinary vision and vision, Michael and Barbara have not only reinvented Bond for today’s audiences, but There is no time to die arrived at exactly the right time to welcome that audience back to the big screen experience like never before.
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“Just as, if not more important, is their commitment to our industry out of the limelight, where they work tirelessly to open doors to others and play a huge role in educating, supporting and inspiring the next generation of filmmakers.”
James Bond films have been re-released in UK and Irish cinemas during the whole year. This weekend sees the release of 1977’s The spy who loved mewith Sir Roger Moore as 007.