This January, the BFI celebrate the work of legendary filmmaker Woody Allen with the Wise Cracks: The Comedies of Woody Allen season, and to celebrate we’re offering ONE lucky reader a pair of tickets to one of several Allen screenings, a signed edition of Diane Keaton’s critically acclaimed memoir Then Again and an exclusive BFI Woody Allen poster. We also have a pair of screening tickets as a runner-up prize. This is an exclusive competition for our Facebook fans, so if you haven’t already, head over to facebook.com/CineVueUK, ‘Like’ us, and then follow the instructions below.
BFI Southbank launches the New Year with an offering of thrills and laughter from Woody Allen, a most prolific filmmaker whose career as a director has spanned just over six decades and 40 feature films. A celebration of his classic comedies will screen throughout January, including extended runs of both Zelig (1983) and the multi-Oscar-winning Hannah and Her Sisters (1986). Allen’s career began by writing jokes in a local newspaper before progressing to stand-up comedy, then to writing for television and eventually screenwriting and appearing in films, until it was clear, to him, that he needed to direct films himself.
The Wise Cracks: The Comedies of Woody Allen season starts with Bananas (1971) and the sci-fi Sleeper (1973), through the period pieces Love and Death (1975) and A Midsummer Nights Sex Comedy (1982), to more recent titles such as Bullets Over Broadway (1994), Celebrity (1998) and Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008), plus the Allen classics Annie Hall (1977) and Manhattan (1979). The season concludes with a screenings of his most recent offering Midnight in Paris (2011), his biggest box office success yet.
Alongside prizes of Diane Keaton’s critically acclaimed memoir Then Again and an exclusive BFI Woody Allen poster, we also have a two pairs of tickets (one pair for the winner, one pair for the runner up) to one of the following screenings at the BFI.
Sleeper – Wed 18 Jan, 18:30
Manhattan – Sun 22 Jan, 20:45
Manhattan Murder Mystery – Tue 17 Jan, 20:30
In order to be in with a chance of winning the Woody Allen above, all you have to do is answer the following question:
What is the title of Allen’s next forthcoming directorial effort?
a) Manhattan 2
b) Nero Fiddled
c) Vicky Christina Bromsgrove
To enter, simply fill out the contact form below with your name, email address, subject (‘Woody’), answer and postal address in the comment box provided.*
*Please note that this is a special competition which only our Facebook fans will be eligible to win. If you are not on our Facebook ‘Like’ list, then you can easily join us by following this link: facebook.com/CineVueUK.
The competition closes at 6pm on Monday 16 January, 2012.
• The competition is open to UK readers only.
• Prizes must be taken as stated and cannot be deferred. There will be no cash alternatives.
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