Voices: Max Richter and Yulia Mahr in conversation with Mark Kermode
Monday 30 November, 19:00, BFI YouTube
Max Richter’s scores for Waltz with Bashir, Black Mirror, Ad Astra and many other films have helped to make him one of our leading contemporary composers. Max and BAFTA award-winning filmmaker Yulia Mahr join Mark Kermode to talk about their collaborations on Sleep and their new project ‘Voices’, an artistic response to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the human potential for compassion in today’s difficult times. With the album now released, Max and Yulia talk about this extraordinary collaboration, which will ultimately lead to a full audio visual project.
Crip Camp Q&A with James Lebrecht, Nicole Newnham, and Judy Heumann
Thursday 3 December, 19:00, BFI YouTube
Directors James Lebrecht and Nicole Newnham and disability rights activist Judy Heumann talk to Kyla Harris about Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution, their essential and inspiring documentary, which traces the journey of how a ground-breaking summer camp galvanised a group of teenagers with disabilities to build a movement and forge a new path towards greater equality.
BFI at Home: County Lines Q&A with director Henry Blake and actors Conrad Khan and Ashley Madekwe
Friday 4 December, 19:00, BFI YouTube
County Lines writer-director Henry Blake and actors Conrad Khan and Ashley Madekwe talk to Variety and Observer critic Guy Lodge about the making of the film, and some of the real stories that inspired the powerful and moving coming-of-age drama.
County Lines recounts the experiences of Tyler, a 14-year-old boy who is groomed into a ‘county lines’ criminal network. Released by BFI Distribution, County Lines plays at BFI Southbank and selected cinemas UK-wide from 4 December.