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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The Trafalgar Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £165  31% 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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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £97  37% off
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
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £98  31% 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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Birds Eye View Film Festival, 6 Panton Street, SW1Y | 4 minutes from Birds Eye View Film Festival
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th September 2017 to 10th February 2018
Birds Eye View Film Festival, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 5 minutes from Birds Eye View Film Festival
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Birds Eye View Film Festival, St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 6 minutes from Birds Eye View Film Festival
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Haymarket, SW1Y | 3 minutes from Birds Eye View Film Festival
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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
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
12 Carlton House Terrace, The Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | Same location as Birds Eye View Film Festival
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The Mall, Westminster, London SW1A | 1 minute from Birds Eye View Film Festival
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28 Haymarket, Soho, London SW1Y | 5 minutes from Birds Eye View Film Festival
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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
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21 - 24 Cockspur Street, Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Birds Eye View Film Festival
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6 Waterloo Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Birds Eye View Film Festival
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24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 10 minutes from Birds Eye View Film Festival
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Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 13 minutes from Birds Eye View Film Festival
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London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 15 minutes from Birds Eye View Film Festival
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104 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from Birds Eye View Film Festival
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53 Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from Birds Eye View Film Festival
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10 Northumberland Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Birds Eye View Film Festival
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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
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Walkers Of Whitehall
London > Nightlife > Bars
15 Craig's Court, St James's, London SW1A | 3 minutes from Birds Eye View Film Festival
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Library
London > Nightlife > Bars
112 St Martin's Lane , Covent Garden, London WC2N | 5 minutes from Birds Eye View Film Festival
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London > Business > Venue Hire
116 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Birds Eye View Film Festival
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London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Suffolk Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from Birds Eye View Film Festival
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Banqueting House
London > Business > Venue Hire
Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 4 minutes from Birds Eye View Film Festival
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Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) events

 
The Things That Make You Sick: East London Health Campaigning, 1977-1980The Things That Make You Sick: East London Health Campaigning, 1977-1980Posters raising awareness of health conditions of the time, created by Peter Dunn and Loraine Leeson.2017-06-28T11:00:00+01002017-07-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), 12  Carlton House Terrace  The Mall    SW1Y 5AH
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Free EventNow On
The Things That Make You Sick: East London Health Campaigning, 1977-1980
Frans Masereel: The CityFrans Masereel: The CityWorks by the Belgian graphic and expressionist artist, inspired by the historical and social events of the early 20th century, including the First and Second World Wars.2017-06-28T11:00:00+01002017-07-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), 12  Carlton House Terrace  The Mall    SW1Y 5AH
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Now On
Frans Masereel: The City
Stuart Middleton: BeatStuart Middleton: BeatA site-specific installation developed in response to the architecture of the Lower Gallery. Accompanying the installation is a video combining stop-frame puppetry, claymation and landscape.2017-06-28T11:00:00+01002017-07-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), 12  Carlton House Terrace  The Mall    SW1Y 5AH
Category: event
Now On
Stuart Middleton: Beat
Artist Self-Publishers' Fair (ASP): The ThirdArtist Self-Publishers' Fair (ASP): The Third2017-07-08T11:00:00+01002017-07-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), 12  Carlton House Terrace  The Mall    SW1Y 5AH
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