What's on = in competition Sort by: Programme Categories A-Z More options: All Programme Categories 2014 Bradford UNESCO City of Film European Comp 2014 Shine Short Film Competition 20th Edition Programme All Aboard! Cinetrain Russian Winter BIFF Fellowship: Sally Potter Bradford After Dark Bradford UNESCO City of Film Events Charles Urban - He Put the World Before You Family Programme: Chaplin's Tramp Filmmakers' Weekend Lifetime Achievement Award: Brian Cox Official Selection Official Selection - Shorts Special Events SUFF’s Up! Sydney Underground Shorts The Crime Films of Yoshitarō Nomura Uncharted States of America: James Benning Tribute Widescreen Weekend 2014 Bradford UNESCO City of Film European Comp The Bradford UNESCO City of Film European Competition returns for 2014 with another selection of debutant directors from the last 12 months showcasing films from the continent. Read more about this strand A Bouquet of Cactus [Un ramo de cactus] (adv. 15) A quietly comical, deeply touching drama, A Bouquet of Cactus shows a Spanish farmer trying to protect his grandson from his money-driven family. A Fallible Girl (adv. 15) Both atmospherically sensual and ambitiously cerebral, A Fallible Girl is a boundary-crossing drama that’s like no other British film of the decade. Awards Presentation and Screening (adv. 15) Special screening of the winning films competing in the Shine short film and the Bradford UNESCO City of Film European Competition. Class Enemy [Razredni sovra znik] (adv . 15) Class Enemy is an acutely-observed study of schoolroom tensions that skilfully upends expectations. Costa da morte (adv. 12A) Striking on the eye and seductive on the ear, Costa da Morte chronicles daily life in a remote corner of Spain. Mother, I Love You [Mammu, es Tevi milu] (adv, 15) Family values and adolescent traumas are sensitively explored in Latvian prize-winner Mother, I Love You. Mouton (adv. 15) Prize-winning French drama Mouton combines experimental and narrative techniques with persuasive aplomb. Phantom (adv. 15) An experimental take on modern-day relationships, Phantom shows us Tokyo in a whole new light. The Joycean Society (adv. PG) Erudite and consistently amusing, The Joycean Society intimately observes a Finnegans Wake reading-group in Switzerland. 2014 Shine Short Film Competition The Shine Short Film Competition is designed to honour the best short film by an emerging director at Bradford International Film Festival. Films featured in the competition are selected from hundreds of entries submitted to the festival from all over the world. Read more about this strand Awards Presentation and Screening (adv. 15) Special screening of the winning films competing in the Shine short film and the Bradford UNESCO City of Film European Competition. Bradford-Halifax-London (adv. 12A) Dad soon looses his rag and their teenage daughter aches from embarrassment on just another 'typical family' outing. Cadet (adv. 12A) A sporting drama about a father-son relationship: tactful, and with a welcome idiosyncratic touch that imbues both mystery and nuance. In My Corner (adv. 15) A simple and original film which looks at the father-daughter relationship. Shine Short Films (adv. 15) See the final shortlist in this year's Shine Short Film Competition. Small Little Things (adv. U) A dreamy and mesmerising portrait of young love which shifts between fantasy and memory. Stay the Same (adv. U) This diaristic self-portrait presents a shot for every day of the year, showing shifts both elemental and emotional. Tree Trap (adv. U) A battle between a young boy and an old man. And a tree. 20th Edition Programme Celebrating 20 years of the Bradford International Film Festival. Read more about this strand Surprise Sneaky Show We've teamed up with Sneaky Experience to invite you to a one-off movie spectacular with the film and location being kept secret until the last minute! The Madness of King George (PG) In celebration of our 20th edition, a revival of the film that started it all for BIFF! Virgin Media Best of BIFF Winning Film The winning film from the Virgin Media Best of BIFF vote will be shown at this special event. All Aboard! Cinetrain Russian Winter Cinetrain takes inspiration from a group of 1930s Russian filmmakers who travelled across the Soviet Union to make films with and about marginalised communities.Read more about this strand Banya (adv. 15) Dip into Russia’s bathing ritual – and emerge an image of health! Fairytale of the Three Bears (adv. 12A) Between Russia’s northern tundra and the lakes of Eastern Siberia, three men share their memories of a soviet past. Just the Way it is… (adv. PG) An economy-class carriage attendant on the Trans-Siberian Railway shares her dreams and anxieties. Lada (adv . PG) The Lada proves to be the unlikely protagonist in this idiosyncratic look at Russia from behind a dashboard. Love, Love, Love (adv. 12A) Images of a single but ever-evolving human emotion, as experienced (like a Russian doll) by several women in one. The Green Serpent - Of Vodka, Men and Distilled Dreams (adv. 15) Swiss filmmaker Benny Jaberg’s astute portrait of three men, an actor, a poet and a physician. Zima (adv. PG) An award winning tribute to a typical north-Russian and Siberian winter that allows its landscape imagery to linger just long enough to make you a shiver. BIFF Fellowship: Sally Potter Sally Potter is the recipient of the Bradford International Film Festival Fellowship 2014. Read more about this strand Early Short Films by Sally Potter (adv. PG) A selection of early short films by this year’s BIFF Fellowship, Sally Potter. Ginger & Rosa (12A) As with almost Sally Potter’s entire body of work, Ginger & Rosa, explores gender and politics. Orlando (PG) This thoroughly modern reimagining of Virginia Woolf’s novel is the film for which Sally Potter became best known, and neatly straddled the orbits of experimental and mainstream cinema. Rage (15) Rage is a series of conversations with an unseen and unheard teenage interviewer following a murder at a New York fashion show. Sally Potter in Conversation Before the receiving the BIFF 2014 Fellowship Award, Sally Potter will discuss her career to date. The Anatomy of a Film: Professional Filmmaking practice and process This session, for students in further or higher eduction, provides access-all-areas to Sally Potter’s film Ginger & Rosa, made possible through archiving the entire production process. The Gold Diggers (U) Celeste operates a computer at a City bank, curious about the significance of the numbers she investigates. The Man Who Cried (12A) A star-studded cast graces this epic story of a Jewish family’s fight for survival in the 1920s and 1930s. The Tango Lesson (PG) Taking a break in Paris, a film director sees an Argentine dancer performing tango, and makes him a deal: he will teach her how to dance the tango, and she will make him a star in her film. Yes (15) A romantic drama, modest in scale but nevertheless ambitious and packed with ideas and exhilaratingly playful. Bradford After Dark Our horror strand Bradford After Dark returns with a selection of late-night treats to satiate your desire for the strange, the extreme and the fantastic. Read more about this strand Bad Milo (adv. 18) A wickedly funny horror comedy that promises to ease the stress of your day-today life. Cheap Thrills (adv. 15) This pitch-black comedy thriller delivers some sicko shocks. Escape from Tomorrow (adv. 18) A surreal and mesmerising debut feature, filmed guerrilla-style inside Disney World, Florida. The Borderlands (15) A highly-effective supernatural thriller; an utterly terrifying experience. The Dirties (adv. 15) A faux-documentary portrayal of teen angst spiralling dangerously out of control. Bradford UNESCO City of Film Events A selection of the films and events celebrating Bradford’s rich heritage of film. Read more about this strand Film Talk: On Film Festivals An exciting new series of free film talks has been arranged by the team at Bradford UNESCO City of Film. Film Walk n’ Talk From classics such as Billy Liar and Room at the Top to more contemporary films and TV dramas, the guided walk will provide an insight into the role and challenges of the Locations Manager. Charles Urban - He Put the World Before You Charles Urban was one of the most important figures in the history of British cinema who passionately believed in the necessity of it to educate and inform. Read more about this strand British Birds of Prey (adv. U) A compendium depicting the daily activities of our feathered friends. Charles Urban Archive at the National Media Museum This event will give an opportunity to view some of the thousands of documents, clippings, letters and advertisements which give an insight into this pioneer of early cinema. Cheese Mites (or What the Professor Saw in His Cheese) (adv. U) Cheese Mites is reputed to be the first ever science documentary. A gentleman is shown partaking of a little lunch when he suddenly notices that the cheese is a little out of the ordinary. Secrets of Nature with live music by Metamono Metamono will perform a new piece created to accompany a selection of the extraordinary early short films of pioneering film producer and showman Charles Urban. The Birth of a Flower (adv. U) A lyrical record of nature in action, The Birth of a Flower is a very early example of time-lapse photography, exploring a variety of plants as they burst into bloom. The Strength and Agility of Insects (adv. U) A highly entertaining and revealing account of insect ability, The Strength and Agility of Insects presented a view of arthropods quite unlike anything ever seen on film before. To Demonstrate How Spiders Fly (adv. U) This short film uses an animated model spider to show how the spider ‘throws’ its silken threads to make a web. Family Programme: Chaplin's Tramp To mark 100 years of the Tramp we present some of the character’s funniest, and most fascinating short films for families. Read more about this strand Double-bill with live piano (U) Special Chaplin double-bill with live piano showing The Immigrant and Easy Street. Free Chaplin Activities for Families Have a go at making your own silent film and see objects related to Chaplin and silent film from the Museum’s Collection. Modern Times (U) The first film that Chaplin made after five years away from filmmaking is one of his best. Filmmakers' Weekend Now in its fourth year, the Filmmaker’s Weekend at BIFF presents another packed weekend of master-classes, talks and practical workshops. Read more about this strand Filmmakers' Weekend BIFF presents another packed weekend of master-classes for 2014 with talks and practical workshops in the world’s first UNESCO City of Film. Lifetime Achievement Award: Brian Cox This year's recipient of the BIFF Lifetime Achievement Award is Brian Cox, truly a titan of the acting profession. Read more about this strand L.I.E. (18) The Long Island Expressway has claimed the mother of the adolescent Howie in this tough yet tender coming of age story. Manhunter (18) Manhunter’s reputation has soared over the years and it’s now almost a cliché to say it’s a better movie than The Silence of the Lambs. Rushmore (15) Rushmore is an engaging and disarming character study of an engaging and disarming character: Max Fischer, a 16-year-old schoolboy. Screentalk: Brian Cox Brian Cox will be in conversation with BIFF Co-Director Neil Young. The Bourne Supremacy (12A) The Bourne Supremacy is an absolute treat – a quantum leap ahead of The Bourne Identity. The Escapist (15) Dominating what now looks rather like an all-star cast, Brian Cox is the magnetically world-weary core of this quietly ambitious British prison-break drama. The Year of the Sex Olympics (15) Brian Cox’s Lasar Opie enlivens events by adding a new “character”- a murderous psychopath. You’ll never look at “reality television” the same way again. Official Selection Our Official Selection contains a hand-picked assortment of the most interesting, thought-provoking and unexpected features from around the world. Read more about this strand A Bouquet of Cactus [Un ramo de cactus] (adv. 15) A quietly comical, deeply touching drama, A Bouquet of Cactus shows a Spanish farmer trying to protect his grandson from his money-driven family. A Fallible Girl (adv. 15) Both atmospherically sensual and ambitiously cerebral, A Fallible Girl is a boundary-crossing drama that’s like no other British film of the decade. A Story of Children and Film (PG) An infectious, enthusiastic film about children in films from all over the world. American Promise (adv. 12A) Brooklyn best friends Idris and Seun, and their divergent paths at school and college, are the subjects of this moving and often fascinating documentary. Barre ’$ Silence (adv . 18) The Iranian form of bull-fighting is vividly depicted in Barre’$ Silence, a stunning immersion into a hidden subculture. Before The Winter Chill [Avant l’hiver] (adv. 15) Two of cinema’s finest current actors unite for a mysterious puzzle of a thriller that delivers a jaw-dropping revelation. Believe (adv. 12A) Believe is a sports-centred movie one needn't care about sports to enjoy. Blue Ruin (adv. 18) An atmospheric, eccentric and darkly comic thriller, Blue Ruin channels the early, bloody Coen brothers with edge-of-the-seat results. Brother [Brat] (adv. 18) One of the biggest hits in Russian box-office history, Brother is a modern gangster classic from a truly great filmmaker. Class Enemy [Razredni sovra znik] (adv . 15) Class Enemy is an acutely-observed study of schoolroom tensions that skilfully upends expectations. Closing Night Film: Locke (adv. 15) Fasten your seatbelts and buckle up with Tom Hardy’s stunning cruise-control journey into one man’s moral maze. Costa da morte (adv. 12A) Striking on the eye and seductive on the ear, Costa da Morte chronicles daily life in a remote corner of Spain. Diego Star (adv. 15) A fresh take on the socially-committed traditions of Ken Loach and Robert Guédiguian, Diego Star tells a tale of labour unrest and domestic upheaval on Canada’s St Lawrence River. Double Play: James Benning and Richard Linklater (adv. 12A) An award-winning profile of two outstanding film-makers, Double Play is an inspired and inspiring tribute to the independent spirit. El futuro (Adv. 15) Bold and vibrant, El Futuro plunges us into the midst of Spanish political euphoria in the first half of the 1980s. Everybody Street (adv . 15) A kaleidoscopic set of thirteen portraits of New York’s most upfront street photographers. Here I Am, Here I’m Not [Aquí Estoy, Aquí No] (adv. 15) A riotously imaginative Chilean descendant of Hitchcock’s Vertigo that showcases yet another exciting new voice in South American cinema. Karaoke Girl [Sao karaoke] (adv. 15) The hidden lives of sex-workers in Thailand are exposed in Karaoke Girl, a sensual portrait of a precarious existence. Lilting (adv. 15) A graceful, moving film about two bereaved people attempting to connect across barriers, this is a jewel of British filmmaking. Looking for Light: Jane Bown (adv. 15) A revealing portrait of this most self-effacing but great portrait photographer emerges through conversation, anecdote and candid reflection. Mother, I Love You [Mammu, es Tevi milu] (adv, 15) Family values and adolescent traumas are sensitively explored in Latvian prize-winner Mother, I Love You. Mouton (adv. 15) Prize-winning French drama Mouton combines experimental and narrative techniques with persuasive aplomb. Moving [Ohikkoshi] (adv. 12A) One of the most perceptive and moving films about late childhood ever made, as featured in A Story of Children and Film. Never Die [Mai morire] (adv. 15) Never Die takes us to a magical, underexplored corner of Mexico City to examine how death impacts on one remarkable family. Opening Night Film: The Lunchbox [Dabba] (PG) An utterly charming will-they-won’t they romance, featuring a career best performance by the great Irrfan Khan. Phantom (adv. 15) An experimental take on modern-day relationships, Phantom shows us Tokyo in a whole new light. Powerless [Katiyabaaz] (adv. 12A) Lively, energetic and full of larger than life characters, Powerless investigates the hair-raising practice and politics of electricity theft in India. Ricardo Bär (adv. 12A) From the forests of Argentina comes Ricardo Bär, a subtle and complex film about religion and cinematic representation. Route of the Moon [Ruta de la luna] (adv. 12A) A minutely-observed comedy about an unorthodox father-son relationship proves there’s much more to Panama than its canal. The Coal Miner’s Day [Le jour du mineur] (adv. 15) The Coal Miner’s Day is a lively and timely glimpse into old-school working practices in a Ukraine colliery. The Joycean Society (adv. PG) Erudite and consistently amusing, The Joycean Society intimately observes a Finnegans Wake reading-group in Switzerland. The Lunchbox [Dabba] (PG) An utterly charming will-they-won’t they romance, featuring a career best performance by the great Irrfan Khan. The Strange Colour of Your Body’s Tears [L’étran ge couleur des larmes de ton corps] (18) A lurid Euro-horror, set in an incredibly stylish Art Nouveau house, this is sure to satisfy those seeking festival thrills. The Triplet [Il gemello] (adv. 15) Prison, Italian-style, is the focus of The Triplet, a droll and informative documentary about an inmate with more screen presence than many Hollywood stars. Velorama (adv. PG) A new documentary created from stunning British Film Institute archive material about a century of the bicycle. Official Selection - Shorts Our Official Selection Shorts contains a hand-picked assortment of the most interesting, thought-provoking and unexpected short films from around the world. Read more about this strand Aningaaq (adv. PG) Inuit fisherman Aningaaq picks up an SOS call on his rickety old two-way radio. But does he grasp the full...gravity of the situation? Blacksmith (adv. U) A subtle and intimate glimpse of fiery indoor labours in the dark, frozen north, from the director of Theory of Color. Bradford-Halifax-London (adv. 12A) Dad soon looses his rag and their teenage daughter aches from embarrassment on just another 'typical family' outing. Cadet (adv. 12A) A sporting drama about a father-son relationship: tactful, and with a welcome idiosyncratic touch that imbues both mystery and nuance. Charlie Says (adv. 12A) Connor Chapman returns in this short film as a young boy whose lies cut through the calm of a family holiday. Flo (adv. 18) New York photographer Flo Fox now wheelchair bound with lung cancer and quickly losing her vision, still continues to document the everyday with a little help from the people around her. Greenland Unrealised (adv. U) This hauntingly beautiful example of computer-generated animation spans the globe on wings of inspired imagination. Hello Sunshine (adv. 15) After her husband leaves her, Kate’s friend Vanessa has the perfect solution to her despair – vodka, grass and a road trip. In My Corner (adv. 15) A simple and original film which looks at the father-daughter relationship. Just Say Hi (adv.U) When a girl catches the eye of a boy at bus stop romance ensues. Lasting Winter (adv. 12A) A contemplative domestic portrait of a retired seaman and his wife, chronicling their daily routines and the cosy claustrophobia of their house. Lineaus Lorette (adv. 12A) A witty and informative portrait of a true West Texas maverick. A must for fans of the Coen brothers and Wes Anderson. Mountain in Shadow (adv. U) Patiño’s visually stunning award-winner views skiers ascending and descending slopes in Iceland, contrasting the human and the elemental. Niche in the Market (adv.U) A short film about small shops Small Little Things (adv. U) A dreamy and mesmerising portrait of young love which shifts between fantasy and memory. Stay the Same (adv. U) This diaristic self-portrait presents a shot for every day of the year, showing shifts both elemental and emotional. Terra (adv. 15) An up-close portrait of the ancient Portuguese ritual of ox fighting, captured in all its brutality against harsh but beautiful rural terrains. The Emigrant (adv.12A) Omar first arrives to the capital city, running away from something that was about to happen. The Kiss (adv. PG) A blind date hinges on a comically awkward conversation with a deaf couple sitting two tables down. How far can the latter couple take the prank they decide to play? The Visitor (adv. U) A sharp and stylish stop motion about a mysterious man who can walk through walls. Tokyo Dreams (adv. U) A journey behind closed eyelids, Tokyo Dreams is a short film about sleeping commuters on the Tokyo subway. Touch (adv.U) The life of a couple told through the touching of hands. Tree Trap (adv. U) A battle between a young boy and an old man. And a tree. Whale Valley (adv. 12A) Gudmundsson’s award winning short film displays a strong brotherly bond against a backdrop of the harsh Icelandic landscape. Wonder (adv. U) This 365-second animation is a sequence of 8,760 pictures hand-drawn by the director over the course of 365 days! Special Events One of the things that helps BIFF to stand out from the crowd is our commitment to giving you those one-off close encounters that can’t be experienced anywhere else. Read more about this strand It’s Nice Up North (U) + John Shuttleworth and Graham Fellows in person John Shuttleworth will give a short musical performance before introducing It’s Nice Up North, after which John’s creator and the film’s director, Graham Fellows will be interviewed. The Dodge Brothers and Neil Brand accompany Hell's Hinges Festival favourites The Dodge Brothers and Neil Brand are back after the last two years’ sold out performances! TIMECODE: Richard Jobson In this talk Richard Jobson will discuss his career and his recent experiments with innovative new film technologies. SUFF’s Up! Sydney Underground Shorts From one UNESCO City of Film to another – here come seven shorts to shock, stir and stimulate. Read more about this strand Auto Bambina (adv. 15) This dark and disturbingly hilarious animation, about a man receiving a terrifying phone call from a young girl. Comfortable (adv. 12A) Natasha Foster’s intimate portrait of the human face unfolds to a thunderous soundtrack. Double Graffiti (adv. PG) Graffiti has long been a means of expression and identity for the politically marginalised: sign a wall, immortalise your name. Filth (adv. 18) In a stygian world in which heroin addiction suppresses traditional expressions of affection, how are two lovers to communicate? Holiday (adv. 15) This genuinely eerie, Lynchian nightmare (complete with strobe effects) has a unique visual texture. Neon Spread (adv. 18) Found negative footage of an erotic nature unfolds to a broodingly simmering synth soundtrack. Prepare for the Enlightenment (adv. 15) A serious-tinged mockumentary about a cyber game turns into a conspiracy thriller. The Crime Films of Yoshitarō Nomura A unique programme, never before hosted outside of Japan. The anxieties of post-war Japan are on show in these fine thrillers by an undervalued director. Read more about this strand Stakeout (adv. 12A) A stylish mystery in which two Tokyo detectives come to sympathise with those on whom they’re spying. The Castle of Sand [Suna no utsuwa] (adv. 12A) A sprawling, twisty police procedural that criss-crosses rural Japan and uncovers a tragic story of anger and discrimination, in search of the solution to a murder mystery. The Demon [Kichiku] (adv .15) The Demon is the disturbingly detached account of a pathetic father, Sôkichi, who’s encouraged to commit awful crimes by his partner. The Shadow Within [Kage no kuruma] (adv. 12A) The Shadow Within is a sometimes lurid psychological drama about an emasculated husband, Yukio, and his affair with a childhood friend Yasuko. Zero Focus [Zero no shôten] (adv. 12A) Zero Focus has the most overtly film noir stylings of all Nomura’s films – it’s all voiceover, revelations, duplicitous characters, and has a general sense of unease. Uncharted States of America: James Benning Tribute This year we salute a lifetime of remarkable achievement with a special Uncharted States ‘sidebar’ entirely dedicated to James Benning's work and influence. Read more about this strand BNSF (adv. U) A new landmark in 21st-century digital cinema, railway epic BNSF is a three-hour invitation to observe and contemplate. Double Bill: Utah on 16mm (adv. PG) A double bill of one of arguably the boldest and most visually stunning of Benning’s films plus a quiet, ruminative, spellbinder and elegant tribute from one American giant to another. James Benning - Carte Blanche Selections (adv. PG) James was given free programming rein to present any films of his choosing at BIFF and has requested these two underground classics. James Benning on Campus James will discuss aspects of his career and approach, and that the results will be stimulating and illuminating for film students and film lovers alike. James Benning’s CalArts Harvest (adv. 18) A truly special programme, curated for BIFF by Benning himself, in which he assembles some of the best work produced by his students at CalArts over the last few years. Twenty Cigarettes (adv. 12A) One of James Bennings most accessible works to date in which shot-length is determined by how long it takes each of his twenty subjects to smoke a single cigarette. Widescreen Weekend The Widescreen Weekend is big, grand, all encompassing and celebrates why audiences want to see movies, immersing and encapsulating you all in a multi-formatted, surround sound extravaganza you will be hard pushed to find anywhere else on earth. Read more about this strand Big Trouble in Little China (PG) John Carpenter’s big screen tribute to the martial arts and Chinese mythology genres. Cineramacana The National Media Museum projection team handles multiple film and digital formats and arranges them all for a trip through the wonders of widescreen cinema. City Heat (15) Clint Eastwood and Burt Reynolds team up as City Heat celebrates its 30th birthday with a very rare 70mm screening. Fortress of Peace: Digitally Restoring 70mm Prints for the Curved Screen The digital restoration process of Fortress of Peace with Dave Strohmaier and Randy Gitsch. It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (U) Widescreen Weekend finishes on a high with this extravagant, raucous romp with gags-a-plenty. You’re sure to laugh out loud at this sheer, crazy, spectacular epic. Professor Sir Christopher Frayling – Book Signing Professor Sir Christopher Frayling signs copies of his three books that cover the range of Leone’s movies, their impact on film culture and effects on the westerns Hollywood subsequently produced. Remembering Widescreen (adv. U) If you ever wondered what Widescreen Weekend is all about, this brand new documentary may give you all the answers you need. Search for Paradise (U) Search for Paradise is the third and last of producer and commentator Lowell Thomas’ Cinerama travelogues. Searching for Paradise – An Illustrated Presentation by David Coles Australian historian and self-confessed Cineramaholic David Coles presents a quirky behind-the-scenes look at the Cinerama production Search for Paradise. Terminator 2: Judgment Day 70mm (15) James Cameron is at his exhilarating best in this non-stop 70mm action fest. The 2013 - 2014 BKSTS / National Media Museum Student Widescreen Film of the Year A screening of a shortlist of widescreen shorts produced in UK film schools associated with the BKSTS. The Big Blue 70mm (15) Luc Besson at his best - two of the best ‘free’ divers in the world are set to compete against each other at the world championships. The Way We Were (PG) Barbara Streisand and Robert Redford have an impetuous, fiery and strained relationship in this acknowledged 70s classic. The Widescreen Aesthetics of Sergio Leone – An Illustrated Presentation by Professor Sir Christopher Frayling The acknowledged expert on all things Leone, Christopher Frayling delves into the mindset of a director who brought a new look and completely fresh approach to the traditional Hollywood western. Widescreen Weekend Reception Catch up with other Widescreen Weekend delegates over a drink.