BFI announces James Bond 60th Anniversary Celebration Weekend

BFI announces James Bond 60th Anniversary Celebration Weekend

BFI announces James Bond 60th Anniversary Celebration Weekend

2022 marks 60 years of James Bond films.  (Eon Productions)

2022 marks 60 years of James Bond films. (Eon Productions)

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

Actor Roger Moore and actress Barbara Bach on the set of

Actor Roger Moore and actress Barbara Bach on the set of The spy who loves me. (Sunset Boulevard / Corbis via Getty Images)

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

Actor Timothy Dalton and actress Maryam d'Abo on the set of

Timothy Dalton and actress Maryam d’Abo on the set of The living lights of the day. (Sunset Boulevard / Corbis via Getty Images)

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

Spectrum

Specter (MGM / Eon / Sony Pictures)

Spectrum (Photo MGM / Eon / Sony)

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.”

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 28: Producer Mrs. Barbara Broccoli and producer Mr. Michael G. Wilson at the World Premiere of

Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson at the world premiere of There is no time to die. (Getty Images for EON Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Universal Pictures)

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.

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 29: David Walliams and George Lazenby attend the 50th anniversary screening of

David Walliams and George Lazenby attend the 50th anniversary screening of On Her Majesty’s Secret Service at BFI Southbank, 2019. (David M. Benett / Dave Benett / Getty Images)

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.

No Time To Die will be released in UK theaters on September 30 (MGM / Universal Pictures / EON)

No Time To Die was released in UK cinemas on 30 September 2021. (MGM / Universal Pictures / EON)

“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.

Watch a trailer celebrating 60 years of James Bond

“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.

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