The Big Thrill, 11th November, BFI Southbank
6pm: Screening of Finding Fanon Part Two (Larry Achiampong & David Blandy, 2015; including a presentation by David Blandy.
This discussion event is a part of The Big Thrill day, a full day of talks, panels and masterclasses dissecting the thriller as the genre of our anxious times. This day is the key event of BFI Southbank’s current Who Can You Trust? thriller season.
Over one rollercoaster ride of a day The Big Thrill will bring together leading storytellers, screenwriters, actors, directors, composers, journalists, podcasters to help you explore why the thriller is the genre of our times.
Duck and dive through over 15 events dissecting the craft of cinematic suspense and interviewing some of the world’s top thrill-makers. Grab a coffee in the bar as storytellers tell you the tales of the sidelined characters in classic thrillers. Debate the power of the thriller in an era of fake news and catfishing. Act as judge, jury and hangman in a live vigilante vote. Get a chance to see a rare print of a Missing Believed Lost archive classic. Hear from leading screenwriters like Abi Morgan and leading actors like Stellan Skarsgård and close the night, if you dare, with a mystery film. By the time you leave there is nothing you won’t know about the thriller…
All events over The Big Thrill Day (excluding NFT1 events) will be accessed by single wristband tickets - £10 for the day (£8 for Members).