A publicity programme for the National Film Theatre for August 1998, featuring an image from the film 'The Pornographers' on the front cover. The programme contains information about the NFT's film screenings and seasons for the month, which included a retrospective of films directed by Shohei Imamura, including 'Pigs and Battleships', 'The Insect Woman', 'The Profound Desire of the Gods' and 'The Ballad of Narayama', as well as a pair of accompanying lectures regarding the director, a season of films celebrating food on screen such as 'Mystic Pizza', 'Delicatessen' and 'Diner', and a selection of films under the banner 'Spies, Moles and Double Agents' which featured film like 'The Silent Command', 'Mata Hari', 'The Ipcress File' and 'Three Days of the Condor'. Further highlights included a showcase of popular television shows from the 1970s and 1980s, a 'Silent Sundays' screening of Buster Keaton's 'The General', a selection of films celebrating the 75th anniversary of Warner Bros. Studios, educational and junior events, selected strands on LGBT cinema, cult cinema, short films and an 'avant-garde showcase'. The programme features screening times, synopses and photos for each of the individual titles as well as general venue and booking information.
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Part of the Bill Douglas and Peter Jewell Collection