The series will include such classics as Bringing Up Baby (1938), The African Queen (1951), and The Lion in Winter (1968), and an extended run of The Philadelphia Story (1940) which will be re-released by the BFI in selected UK cinemas from February 13th. A season introduction from writer and critic Hannah McGill (4th February) will examine Hepburn’s unique persona, discussing how she changed female stereotypes and her incredible strength of will.
The BFI's Audience Choice film this month will pay tribute to this classic heroine of the Hollywood Golden Age, with a retrospective screening of 'Strong Women' in cinema, with the film voted for by the public. Click here to cast your vote.
Few actors have had such a varied film career – this new film season will be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see such a broad collection of Hepburn's work in the prestigious surrounds of BFI Southbank.
Booking for the BFI's Katharine Hepburn season opens 20th January (13th January for BFI members), and tickets are £11.50 (non members) and £9.50 (concessions).
|What||Katharine Hepburn Season, BFI|
|Where||BFI Southbank, Belvedere Road, Southbank, London, SE1 8XT | MAP|
|Nearest tube||Waterloo (underground)|
01 Feb 15 – 19 Mar 15, Various: usually two showings per day, around 6 and 8pm.
|Website||Click here to go to the BFI's Katherine Hepburn season.|