Female film pioneers celebrated at the BFI

Sorry, no compatible source and playback technology were found for this video. Try using another browser like Chrome or download the latest Adobe Flash Player.

Sorry, video is not available for your device…

Female film pioneers celebrated at the BFI

The French Filmaker Agnes Varda and the Herne Hill born actress and producer Ida Lupino are among the female pioneers of the film industry being celebrated at the BFI Southbank in June.

 

To tie in with the events to mark 100 years of women winning the right to vote, the institute is hosting a number of talks, screenings, and a one day summit.

 

The Summer season is on throughout June at the BFI Southbank. 

More on this story

More in News

Sexual abuse victim Ione Wells on how she found hope again

While her own attacker reflects on his actions – Ms Wells hosts workshops in schools and colleges to talk to young people about consent

Lord Leach: Only 'big picture' reform will keep Britain in the EU

Through his think-tank Open Europe, Lord Leach is at the heart of the referendum debate, consulted by both camps. He explains to Margareta Pagano...

Ex-Autonomy chiefs say HP was warned over revenue growth

A due diligence report  for HP mentioned accounting differences