Birds Eye View Film Festival  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 13TH MARCH 2009

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12 Carlton House Terrace, St James's, The Mall, London SW1Y 5AH
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Various
 
PRICES
Main venues: ICA £8 (Adults), £7 (Concs), £6 (Members), £5 (All day Monday) | BFI Southbank £8.60 (Adults), £6.25 (Concs), £6 (All day Tuesday)
 

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Birds Eye View launched the UK's first major film festival to showcase women's work (a bird's perspective, geddit?) back in 2005, a response to the fact that only 7% of directors are female. Through feature films, documentaries, shorts, bring a baby screenings and workshops, the world of women's cinema blazes onto London's screens with a programme of inspiring, diverse and challenging films from around the globe. A good place to start is the collection of feature films where you'll find everything from harsh Argentinian tragedy in La Rabia through to light-hearted French comedy Grown-Ups and the UK premiere of Snow, which won the Cannes International Critics' Week Grand Prix 2008. There's also a focus on sex on screen; the BFI Southbank is hosting the silent but deadly Vamp films with original live scores and The Femme Fatale season. featuring 18 Hollywood film noir classics with fabulous performances from the likes of Ava Gardner, Marilyn Munroe and Faye Dunaway. Don't miss it!

 

About Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA)

The Institute of Contemporary Arts boasts three galleries (with exhibitions changing approximately every six weeks), two cinemas, a theatre, restaurant, bookshop, late bar and cafe. The ICA also plays host to series of lectures, events, late night art and music parties. Housed in elegant Regency premises on the Mall, the ICA is a great place to start if you're looking for the very cutting edge of gallery art work. More about Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA)


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Underground Stations

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Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Charing Cross Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
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Victoria Railway Station
 
19 minutes walk
 
 
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Q-Park Trafalgar
 
1 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Masterpark
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £124  40% off
2 Spring Gardens, SW1A | 3 minutes from Birds Eye View Film Festival
Almost in the shadow of Nelson's Column, and with the Palaces of Whitehall looming behind it, this hotel is at the heart of the Capital. ... More
 
 
 
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8 Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 3 minutes from Birds Eye View Film Festival
A fantastic nineteenth century exterior hides a thoroughly modern hotel, with clean, minimalist design in the rooms. The biggest draw is the location, in the very ... More
 
 
 
The Grand at Trafalgar Square
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £88  40% off
8 Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 3 minutes from Birds Eye View Film Festival
A visually stunning building, The Grand at Trafalgar Square is a quintessential London hotel, located within the restored landmark Northumberland House - formerly the Victoria Hotel. ... More
 
 
 
 
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Trafalgar Studios, 14 Whitehall, SW1A | 3 minutes from Birds Eye View Film Festival
After a critically acclaimed run in Edinburgh in 2014, Liam Borrett's debut play now gets its London premiere with a staging at the Trafalgar Studios. This ...More
 
 
 
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The Spoils
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 27th May to 13th August 2016
Trafalgar Studios, 14 Whitehall, SW1A | 3 minutes from Birds Eye View Film Festival
American actor Jesse Eisenberg makes his British theatre debut this May to star in his own play, The Spoils. The Oscar-nominee plays Ben, a rich, entitled ...More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th August to 12th November 2016
Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 5 minutes from Birds Eye View Film Festival
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Haymarket Theatre Royal
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Haymarket, SW1Y | 3 minutes from Birds Eye View Film Festival
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Comedy Store
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
1a Oxendon Street, Soho, London SW1Y | 5 minutes from Birds Eye View Film Festival
The Comedy Store is the spiritual home of stand-up in the UK. Despite being the best large comedy venue in the country, the Store still succeeds ... More
 
 
 
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Prince of Wales Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Coventry Street, Soho, London W1D | 5 minutes from Birds Eye View Film Festival
Theatres have stood on this spot since 1884, perfectly placed to draw the attention of the great crowds moving between Piccadilly Circus and Leicester Square. The ... More
 
 
 
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Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA)
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
12 Carlton House Terrace, The Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | Same location as Birds Eye View Film Festival
The Institute of Contemporary Arts boasts three galleries (with exhibitions changing approximately every six weeks), two cinemas, a theatre, restaurant, bookshop, late bar and cafe. The ... More
 
 
 
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Admiralty Arch
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
The Mall, Westminster, London SW1A | 1 minute from Birds Eye View Film Festival
Admiralty Arch, a grade I listed building just off Trafalgar Square, was commissioned by Edward VII in memory of his mother, Queen Victoria. The inscription reads ... More
 
 
 
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The Royal Society
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6-9 Carlton House Terrace, St James's, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from Birds Eye View Film Festival
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18-22 Haymarket, Mayfair, London SW1Y | 4 minutes from Birds Eye View Film Festival
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Godiva
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
28 Haymarket, Soho, London SW1Y | 5 minutes from Birds Eye View Film Festival
Belgium's finest export, the first Godiva was opened in Brussels approximately 75 years ago by master chocolatier Joseph Draps and named after the legendary Lady Godiva. ... More
 
 
 
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London > Shopping > Sporting Goods
24 Lower Regent Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 5 minutes from Birds Eye View Film Festival
Lillywhite’s probably owes its landmark sport shop status to its position in Piccadilly Circus more than anything, but this would be ignoring its remarkable heritage. Its founders, ... More
 
 
 
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Thai Square - Trafalgar Square
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
21 - 24 Cockspur Street, Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Birds Eye View Film Festival
Thai food is everywhere these days. The spicy, clean flavours are all over pub menus, either as green or red curries or influences on more European ... More
 
 
 
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6 Waterloo Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Birds Eye View Film Festival
With inviting pink sofas and a roaring fireplace, The Rose Lounge at the Sofitel St James hotel is an inviting destination to enjoy afternoon tea. With ... More
 
 
 
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St James Bar @ Sofitel
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
6 Waterloo Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Birds Eye View Film Festival
With plush velvet seating and chinoiserie touches, the St James Bar within the Sofitel hotel is an overtly glamorous destination. Like its neighbouring restaurant, The Balcon, ... More
 
 
 
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Royal College of Pathologists
London > Education > Professional Training
2 Carlton House Terrace, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from Birds Eye View Film Festival
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ELS Language Centre, London
London > Education > English Language Courses
3 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Birds Eye View Film Festival
8 students per class. Under £200pw.... More
 
 
 
Lamai Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Venues across London, Soho, London WC2H | 6 minutes from Birds Eye View Film Festival
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So SPA Sofitel St James
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6 Waterloo Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from Birds Eye View Film Festival
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ESPA Life at Corinthia
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Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 4 minutes from Birds Eye View Film Festival
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AWAY Spa W London
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10 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 6 minutes from Birds Eye View Film Festival
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The Reform Club
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104 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from Birds Eye View Film Festival
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The Clarence
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53 Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from Birds Eye View Film Festival
Just a hundred yards from Trafalgar Square, the MOD and the Horse Guard's Parade, The Clarence has an undeniably impressive location that attracts both locals and ... More
 
 
 
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The Sherlock Holmes
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10 Northumberland Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Birds Eye View Film Festival
Thirsty Sherlock Holmes fans look no further than this homage to the great detective himself and to original Victorian pubs. While you indulge in a soothing ... More
 
 
 
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Institute of Contemporary Art Bar & Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
12 Carlton House Terrace, The Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | Same location as Birds Eye View Film Festival
The Institute of Contemporary Art on The Mall (just down the road from the Queen's pad) is a great place for a trendy drink after taking ... More
 
 
 
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Vista
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Trafalgar, Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London SW1A | 1 minute from Birds Eye View Film Festival
This bar is all about location, location, location. Just a few steps from Nelson's Column, Vista is a rooftop bar upon the boutique Trafalgar Hotel. The ... More
 
 
 
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Rockwell
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The Trafalgar, 2 Spring Gardens, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from Birds Eye View Film Festival
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Institute of Directors - IOD
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116 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Birds Eye View Film Festival
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Haymarket Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Suffolk Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from Birds Eye View Film Festival
A hip designer hotel by Tim and Kit Kemp in a grand building on the prestigious Haymarket, the broad boulevard street making for an impressive entrance. ... More
 
 
 
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Banqueting House
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Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 4 minutes from Birds Eye View Film Festival
The only surviving section of Whitehall Palace. In its heyday the largest royal palace in Europe, this historic venue is the only surviving section of Whitehall Palace ... More
 
 
 

Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) events

 
Stanley Picker Lectures: Sarah MichelsonStanley Picker Lectures: Sarah MichelsonThe dance curator delivers a talk on art being a redundant practice.2016-05-31T18:00:00+01002016-05-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), 12  Carlton House Terrace  The Mall    SW1Y 5AH
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Stanley Picker Lectures: Sarah Michelson
Olivetti: Beyond Form And FunctionOlivetti: Beyond Form And FunctionA collection of photographs, films and ephemera relating to the artist's graphic and spatial design and architecture.2016-05-31T11:00:00+01002016-07-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), 12  Carlton House Terrace  The Mall    SW1Y 5AH
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Olivetti: Beyond Form And Function
Guan XiaoGuan XiaoThe Chinese artist explores how ways of seeing are now influenced by digital image circulation as an increasingly dominant source of knowledge and information exchange. The exhibition includes a video triptych and installation comprising six large printed screens, and sculptures made up of various materials, including speakers that emit audio works2016-05-31T11:00:00+01002016-06-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), 12  Carlton House Terrace  The Mall    SW1Y 5AH
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Guan Xiao
Martine Syms: Fact & TroubleMartine Syms: Fact & TroubleWorks in a variety of media that explore the artist's ongoing interest in cultural exchange and identity.2016-05-31T11:00:00+01002016-06-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), 12  Carlton House Terrace  The Mall    SW1Y 5AH
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Martine Syms: Fact & Trouble
Fig-2Fig-2Fifty projects presented over 50 weeks, by artists, dancers, architects and designers. To maintain its experimental nature, each project is programmed only a few weeks in advance to maintain as much spontaneity as possible. Curated by Fatos Ustek.2016-05-31T11:00:00+01002016-12-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), 12  Carlton House Terrace  The Mall    SW1Y 5AH
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Educators' Tour: Olivetti: Form And FunctionEducators' Tour: Olivetti: Form And FunctionLed by the exhibition's curator Juliette Desourgues.2016-06-01T17:00:00+01002016-06-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), 12  Carlton House Terrace  The Mall    SW1Y 5AH
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Educators' Tour: Olivetti: Form And Function
Marten Spangberg: The InternetMarten Spangberg: The InternetA four-hour performance that includes pop music, dance, changes of dress, and a set that incorporates sculptural elements, in which audiences are encouraged to move around, watch, fade out, re-join, have a nap or enjoy chat with a friend.2016-06-01T18:30:00+01002016-06-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), 12  Carlton House Terrace  The Mall    SW1Y 5AH
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Marten Spangberg: The Internet
Point, Shoot, Process: A Two-Day 16mm Filmmaking WorkshopPoint, Shoot, Process: A Two-Day 16mm Filmmaking WorkshopAn opportunity for aspiring artists and filmmakers to work and shoot with 16mm film.2016-06-03T11:00:00+01002016-06-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), 12  Carlton House Terrace  The Mall    SW1Y 5AH
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Point, Shoot, Process: A Two-Day 16mm Filmmaking Workshop
Ash KooshaAsh KooshaThe Iranian-born artist Ashkan Kooshanejad, who is now resident in London, performs his electronica originals.2016-06-04T20:00:00+01002016-06-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), 12  Carlton House Terrace  The Mall    SW1Y 5AH
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Ash Koosha
Gallery Tour: Olivetti: Form And FunctionGallery Tour: Olivetti: Form And FunctionLed by the exhibition's curator Juliette Desourgues and Valerio Di Lucente.2016-06-09T18:30:00+01002016-06-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), 12  Carlton House Terrace  The Mall    SW1Y 5AH
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Exhibitions | Until 19th June 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Birds Eye View Film Festival

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Concerts | Until 8th June 2016 

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Tours | Until 5th June 2016 

London Transport Museum 2 minutes walk from Birds Eye View Film Festival

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Theatre Royal Drury Lane 3 minutes walk from Birds Eye View Film Festival

Nominated for a staggering seven gongs in the 2014 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ...More

 
Kinky Boots
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Theatre | Until 14th January 2017 

Adelphi Theatre 3 minutes walk from Birds Eye View Film Festival

Inspired by a true story and based on the 2005 British film of the same name, Cyndi Lauper and Harvey ...More

 
 
 
 
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