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One to Watch: Spoken-Word Poet Tom Kwei

One to Watch: Spoken-Word Poet Tom Kwei

As a spoken-word poet, Tom Kwei knows that his genre can be one of the most powerful means of storytelling. He also knows that a visual element can amplify its power. That’s apparent in Kwei’s short film “Boxing Days,” a collaboration with 23-year-old filmmaker Edwin Louis. The film, funded by the Youth Media Agency, portrays […]

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Looking Back at BFI London FIlm Festival

Looking Back at BFI London FIlm Festival

Youth Arts Online takes a look back at some of the most surprising, creative, thrilling, funny, heart-warming  and powerful films on of the BFI London Film Festival this year. What are you most excited about seeing? Most Surprising Film: Kill Your Darlings The film followed the life of young American poet Allen Ginsberg (Daniel Radcliffe) in the 1950’s, […]

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Get a Foothold in the Film Industry

Get a Foothold in the Film Industry

The BFI are launching their BFI Film Academy for young people aged 16-19 now all over the UK, as a part of their BFI Film Forever Plan. There are 900 places available for talented young people at 38 locations across the UK, offering part-time and residential courses across the UK. BFI CEO Amanda Nevill, director […]

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Words of Wisdom from Screenwriter Susannah Grant

Words of Wisdom from Screenwriter Susannah Grant

BAFTA Presents the Susannah Grant Screenwriters Lecture at the BFI Southbank in association with the JJ Charitable Trust. Grant has worked on many films over the course of her career including Pocahontas (1995), Ever After (1998). Erin Brokovich (2000), 28 Days (2000), In Her Shoes (2005), Catch and Release (2006), Charlotte’s Web (2006), The Soloist (2009), […]

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BFI London Film Festival 2013

BFI London Film Festival 2013

The BFI’s line-up for the London Film Festival 2013 has been announced! What films are you most anticipating this year? Here are some of the most anticipated releases of Youth Arts Online: ‘Gravity’ (November 8) is an upcoming thriller story of two astronauts who are left stranded in space after an accident destroys their Space […]

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BFI & British Museum goes Gothic This Weekend

BFI & British Museum goes Gothic This Weekend

The BFI presents Monster Weekend at the British Museum this weekend from August 29-31. Tonight’s screening of ‘Night of the Demon (1957) is currently sold out, but tickets are still available for the Friday screening on ‘Dracula’ (1958), whereas tickets for the Saturday screening of ‘The Mummy’ (1932) are only available to purchase on site. […]