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

Underground Stations

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

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
19 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Q-Park Trafalgar
 
1 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Masterpark
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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2 Spring Gardens, SW1A | 3 minutes from Birds Eye View Film Festival
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63-65 Haymarket, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from Birds Eye View Film Festival
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1a Oxendon Street, Soho, London SW1Y | 5 minutes from Birds Eye View Film Festival
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12 Carlton House Terrace, The Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | Same location as Birds Eye View Film Festival
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12 Carlton House Terrace, The Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | Same location as Birds Eye View Film Festival
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15 Craig's Court, St James's, London SW1A | 3 minutes from Birds Eye View Film Festival
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Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) events

 
Glenn Adamson: The Complexity ComplexGlenn Adamson: The Complexity Complex2018-01-24T14:00:00+00002018-01-24T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), 12  Carlton House Terrace  The Mall    SW1Y 5AH
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Jewellord Nem Singh: State Owned In Latin AmericaJewellord Nem Singh: State Owned In Latin AmericaLiterary & Education, Talk.2018-01-31T14:00:00+00002018-01-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), 12  Carlton House Terrace  The Mall    SW1Y 5AH
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CareCareA fantasy musical set in a care home, directed and scored by South London-based musician Klein.2018-02-03T20:00:00+00002018-02-04T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), 12  Carlton House Terrace  The Mall    SW1Y 5AH
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Playback Festival 2018Playback Festival 2018Exhibitions & Art, Multimedia.2018-03-21T11:00:00+00002018-03-25T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), 12  Carlton House Terrace  The Mall    SW1Y 5AH
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