Seniors’ Free Talk and Matinee
Focus on Earl Cameron and The Heart Within
Monday 6 July
British Film Institute celebrates the life and work of film and television actor Earl Cameron.
11am. Seniors’ Free Talk: Focus on Earl Cameron, 11am
Dylan Cave, Fiction Curator at the BFI National Archive, presents some of the highlights of Cameron’s remarkable career. Bermudian-born Earl Cameron was one of the leading black actors working in British film during the 50s.
He went on to appear in a range of British movies from Ealing productions to Bond and in cult TV shows such as Doctor Who before going on to work with Sydney Poitier, Stephen Frears and Christopher Nolan.
2pm. Seniors’ Free Matinee: The Heart Within, 2pm
In this crime thriller, Cameron plays a dockside worker who goes into hiding after being falsely accused of murder and befriends a teenager (Hemmings) who helps investigate his case.
The following short will be screened before the feature:
Up on the Roof
Marcus, a neglected 12-year-old, camps out on a city rooftop with the girl he is trying to impress.
Earl Cameron will be present at this screening.
Please RSVP to Narena Modeste by 5pm, 5 July to confirm your attendance.
BFI Southbank, Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XT
Please state in your RSVP if you would like a ticket/s for either the Talk, screening or both. Free individual and group tickets are available.
Please also indicate if you are a wheelchair user or if you require any other access provision