BFF21: My Father And Me 94 mins

4570 BFF21: My Father And Me

Screening Thu 11 Nov - Tue 30 Nov at:

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Thursday, 11 November
4:00PM 
Monday, 15 November
8:45PM 
Friday, 26 November
11:00AM 

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Friday, 12 November
4:00PM 
Friday, 19 November
11:00AM 
Tuesday, 30 November
8:30PM 

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Thursday, 18 November
8:45PM 
Tuesday, 23 November
1:15PM 

Amongst the foremost names in documentary filmmaking for decades, Nick Broomfield (Tracking Down Maggie, Biggie and Tupac) has never made a film more distinctly personal than this complex and tender snapshot of his father’s life.

A moving film about his relationship with his humanist-pacifist father, Maurice Broomfield, a factory worker turned photographer of vivid, often lustrous images of industrial post-WWII England, My Father and Me paints an affectionate and at times gently teasing portrait of the industrial photographer.

While his father's photos inspired Nick’s own filmmaking career, they also highlight a difference in outlook between pacifist Maurice who abhorred conflict and Nick, whose less romantic, more left-wing political identity stemmed from his mother’s side.

A celebration of Maurice’s talent as a leading industry photographer in post-war Britain, My Father and Me is both memoir and tribute to Maurice Bloomfield. In its intimate story of one family, it takes an expansive, philosophical look at the 20th century itself, with heartwarming results.

“My Father and Me is not a standard biographic movie, but a paean of Britain’s most pre-eminent industrial photographer.” The Upcoming

Australian Premiere
OFFICIAL SELECTION – New York Film Festival 2019
NOMINEE – Chicago International Film Festival 2019, Best Documentary

This is a glorious scrapbook of memories and emotions, not only documenting the relationship between these two incredibly skilled artists, but also of the changes and turmoil that this country and its people have been through over the last 100 years
One Room With A View
“A poignant and beautifully made tribute to a man who was so obviously a huge part of, and influence on, the filmmaker's life.”
Backseat Mafia