FILMFEST FOLLOWER MbM RECOMMENDS BFI LONDON FILM FESTIVAL 7-18 OCTOBER 2015
OPENING NIGHT GALA SUFFRAGETTE
Directed by Sarah Gavron Starring: Carey Mulligan. Helena Bonham Carter. Anne-Marie Duff. An intense drama about the early feminist movement that fought for the right to vote. Working women who had seen peaceful protest achieve nothing, turn to violent demonstrations to change the law and are willing to lose everything in their fight for equality. Led by Maud Watts (Carey Mulligan) and inspired by Emmeline Pankhurst (Meryl Streep).
CLOSING NIGHT GALA STEVE JOBS
Directed by Danny Boyle. Starring: Michael Fassbender. Kate Winslet. Seth Rogan. Jeff Daniels. The true story of the life of visionary Apple CEO Steve Jobs (Michael Fassbender) the force behind the digital age. Aaron Sorkinâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s masterful screenplay delves deeply into the way one man revolutionizes the way we communicate with one another. High-stakes settings that illuminate Jobsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; world with rapid-fire dialogue and instant decision-making, with his perfect foil: Joanna Hoffman (Kate Winslet), marketing chief of Macintosh, who challenges him every step of the way.
Directed by Todd Haynes. Starring: Cate Blanchett. Rooney Mara. An emotionally honest love story about two women who courageously defy the suffocating conformities of mid-century America. Therese (Rooney Mara) is an aspiring photographer, working in a Manhattan department store where she encounters Carol (Cate Blanchett), an alluring older woman whose marriage is breaking down. Sudden attraction, the two women gravitate toward each other.