BFI Announces James Bond 60th Anniversary Celebration Weekend

BFI Announces James Bond 60th Anniversary Celebration Weekend

2022 marks 60 years of James Bond films.  (Eon Productions)

2022 marks 60 years of James Bond films. (Eon Productions)

The British Film Institute (BFI) has announced a weekend of events to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the James Bond films.

The anniversary celebrations, taking place October 1-2, 2022 at the BFI Southbank and BFI IMAX, will include screenings and events.

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The full list of events is below:

Friday, September 30th

Q&A Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson in conversation: 60 years of James Bond

TRT 90 min, FRI 30 SEP, 18:15 NFT1, BFI Southbank

Tickets £15, concessions £12 (members pay £2 off). Combo ticket with Dr. No £25 available, concession £18 (members pay 32 less)

dr No 60th anniversary screening

UK 1962. 2. Dir Terence Young. Starring Sean Connery, Ursula Andress, Joseph Wiseman 110min. Digital 4K. PG.

FRI 30 SEPT, 20:40, NFT1, BFI Southbank

Joint ticket available with Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson at the Conversation event

Saturday October 1st

The spy who loved me 45th anniversary screening

Actor Roger Moore and actress Barbara Bach on the set of

Actor Roger Moore and actress Barbara Bach on the set of The spy who loves me. (Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images)

UK 1977. Directed by Lewis Gilbert. With Roger Moore, Barbara Bach, Richard Kiel. 126 minutes, Digital 4K. PG.

SAT 1 OCT, 11:30 AM, NFT1, BFI Southbank

Questions and Answers James Bond Behind the Scenes: Stunts and SFX

TRT 80min SAT 1 OCT 14:45, NFT1, BFI Southbank

Tickets £15, concessions £12 (members pay £2 off)

Preview: The sound of 007

Great Britain 2022. Dir Mat Whitecross. 90 mins Digital. Certificate TBC. Courtesy of Ventureland and EON Productions.

Tickets £15, concessions £12 (members pay £2 off

SAT 1 OCT 5:00 p.m. NFT1, BFI South Bank

The living daylights 35th anniversary screening

Actor Timothy Dalton and actress Maryam d'Abo on the set of

Timothy Dalton and actress Maryam d’Abo on the set of The living daylights. (Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images)

UK 1987. Directed by John Glen. With Timothy Dalton, Maryam d’Abo, Art Malik, Julie T. Wallace. 131min. Digital 4K. PG

SAT 1 OCT, 20:15, NFT1, BFI Southbank

Sunday October 2nd

skyfall 10th anniversary screening

Great Britain 2012. Dir Sam Mendes. Starring Daniel Craig, Judi Dench, Javier Bardem. 143min. IMAX digital. 12A

SUN 2 OCT 12:30 PM, BFI IMAX

spook

Ghost (MGM/Eon/Sony Pictures)

spook (MGM/Eon/Sony Pictures)

Great Britain 2015. Dir Sam Mendes. With Daniel Craig, Lea Seydoux, Christoph Waltz. 148min. IMAX digital. 12A

SUN 2 OCT, 4 PM, BFI IMAX

no time to die

UK 2021. DIr Cary Joji Fukunaga. Starring Daniel Craig, Rami Malek, Ralph Fiennes. 157min. IMAX Digital 3D. 12A

SUN 2 OCT 19:50, BFI IMAX

Tickets for September screenings are available on August 1st to BFI Patrons and Champions, August 2nd to BFI Members and August 4th to the general public. For BFI IMAX tickets go to bfi.org.uk/imax

The BFI will also honor longtime Bond producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson with BFI grants in recognition of “the couple’s extraordinary achievements and tremendous contribution to cinema.”

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 28: Producer Mrs Barbara Broccoli and Producer Mr Michael G. Wilson at the world premiere of

Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson at the world premiere of no time to die. (Getty Images for EON Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Universal Pictures)

The BFI regularly organizes 007 anniversary events, most recently in 2019 to mark the 50th anniversary of On Her Majesty’s Secret Service.

George Lazenby held a Q&A after a screening of his only appearance as 007 on the same day as 1979 screenings moonraker and 1999s The world is Not Enough.

With 2022 marking 60 years since the release of dr No, you can expect Sean Connery’s 007 debut to be on display over the weekend of screenings. Other Bond titles celebrating anniversaries in 2022 include those from 2002 die Another Dayand 2012 skyfall.

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 29: David Walliams and George Lazenby attend the 50th Anniversary screening of

David Walliams and George Lazenby attend the 50th anniversary screening of On Her Majesty’s Secret Service at the BFI Southbank, 2019. (David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images)

The BFI Fellowship was presented to Wilson and Broccoli at the BFI Chair’s Dinner hosted by BFI Chair Tim Richards on June 28th in Claridges, London. They join other BFI Fellows including Martin Scorsese and Thelma Schoonmaker, Tilda Swinton, Sir David Lean, Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, Nicholas Roeg CBE, Orson Welles, Sir Ridley Scott, Dame Judi Dench and Sir Steve McQueen.

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The filmmaker siblings, who took the reins of the Bond franchise from their father Albert R. “Cubby” Broccoli starting in 1995 Gold eye said: “We are so proud to receive the BFI Fellowship on behalf of all those who have been part of the James Bond franchise for over 60 years and are honored to join such a valued group of respected industry peers.

No Time To Die hits UK cinemas September 30 (MGM/Universal Pictures/EON)

No Time To Die hit UK cinemas on September 30, 2021. (MGM/Universal Pictures/EON)

“We are extremely grateful to so many members of the UK film industry with whom we have worked throughout our career and thank the British Film Institute for their tremendous support and guidance to the UK’s creative industries.”

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Honoring the duo, Tim Richards, BFI Chairman said, “I am honored and delighted to award the prestigious BFI Fellowship to Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli.

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“I can’t think of anyone particularly deserving of it when we celebrate the 60th anniversary of the incredibly successful James Bond franchise. With amazing insight and foresight, Michael and Barbara have not only reinvented Bond for today’s audiences, but no time to die came at just the right moment to welcome this audience back to the big screen like never before.

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“Equally important, if not more important, is their commitment to our industry away from the spotlight, where they work tirelessly to open doors for others by playing a huge role in educating, supporting and inspiring the next generation of filmmakers.”

The James Bond films are being rebooted in UK and Irish cinemas during the whole year. This weekend sees the release of 1977’s The spy who loved mewith Sir Roger Moore as 007.

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