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<<< May 2 - 4, 2008
|BritWeek 2008: 50 Years of
Britain in Los Angeles
Presented in association with Virgin Atlantic and Sponsored by
BritWeek in connection with Pinewood Studios
These events are an Egyptian Theatre
exclusive! But, look for our David Lean Retrospective at the Aero Theatre this
The British Consulate commemorates 50 years in Los
Angeles with several BritWeek events celebrating the contributions of British talent in
Hollywood. Hosts Michael York and writer/critic David Thomson host programs tributing
pantheon filmmaker David Lean (feted on his centenary) and the many other Brits who are
part of the Hollywood legacy, from industry pioneers to contemporary filmmakers. A
memorial tribute screening of TRULY, MADLY, DEEPLY will be presented in honor of director
Details on this and other events: www.britweek.org
Enter Our Drawing:
Two (2) goody bags with his and hers Liz Earle
Skincare, DVDs of Longford
and Elizabeth, Virgin Mega Compilation CDs
and Air New Zealand flip flops
Two (2) BABC outdoor golf/picnic blankets, perfect
for use at the beach,
Hollywood bowl, etc., with a golf shirt, golf balls
and a certificate for
practice round for half price for four people at
Trump National Golf Club
A gift basket from the British Connection
A gift certificate from the Whale & Ale.
*Each ticket buyer will get a drawing slip at the
Friday, May 2 - 7:30 PM
DAVID LEAN CENTENARY TRIBUTE,
Approx. 120 min. The work and influence of Oscar-winning English film director David Lean
(THE BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI, LAWRENCE OF ARABIA) will be explored in a special program
featuring clips and special guests. Hosted by David Thomson, who was recently referred to
as "the greatest living film critic and historian" by The Atlantic Monthly.
Discussion with actors James Fox and Jean
Simmons, editor Anne Coates and director Ronald Neame, moderated by David Thomson.
Saturday, May 3 - 7:30 PM
THE BRITISH IN HOLLYWOOD FROM CHARLIE
CHAPLIN TO THE PRESENT DAY, Approx. 120 min. British actor Michael York hosts
this program tributing the contributions of the British in Hollywood, from early
immigrants of the silent era such as Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel of Laurel and Hardy,
to contemporary talent including Julie Andrews, Peter O'Toole, Michael Caine, Daniel
Day-Lewis and others. York has more than 60 screen credits to his name from work on both
sides of the pond, including CABARET, MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS, and three AUSTIN
May 4 - 7:30 PM
Anthony Minghella Memorial Tribute:
TRULY, MADLY, DEEPLY, 1990, 106 min.
In THE ENGLISH PATIENT helmer Anthony Minghella's directorial debut, Julie Stevenson
receives a back-from-the dead visit from her late, cello-playing husband Alan Rickman. A
charming romantic comedy. "
a fine job in capturing
textures of London
a strong performance out of Stevenson
a beguiling film in more ways than
one." - Jonathan Rosenbaum, Chicago Reader Anthony Minghella's daughter Hannah Minghella will introduce
the screening. Nick Redman will moderate a post-screening discussion with Colin Vaines,
Julian Sands and Bill Horberg.