Opening Night Party + Movie Screening + Q&A with actor Bill Nighy.
The annual Mostly British Film Festival brings to San Francisco the best in cinema from the UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, India and South Africa. This year's festival runs from February 16 to 23. Check out the full program at mostlybritish.org
The Opening Night movie, the comedy "Their Finest" starring Gemma Arterton and Bill Nighy, is the story of the British film industry during the war, charged with buoying the spirits of people living in fear of the Blitz. Director Lone Scherfig (“An Education,” “Italian for Beginners”) brings her special light touch.
Screening is at 7:30pm at the Vogue Theatre. The renowned British actor Bill Nighy will be interviewed following the screening.
Join other Friends of Europe for food and drinks at the Opening Night party starting at 5:00pm at the nearby Jewish Community Center (JCC). (Directions on how we shall find each other will be sent to attendees closer to the event.)
More information and tickets at mostlybritish.org/films/their-finest. Select “OPEN MEM NIGHT” to get the BAFOE members discount price of $25. The ticket price covers both the party and the movie.
NOTE: Your Meetup RSVP does not get you into the event. You must buy a ticket via the mostlybritish.org website. The opening night usually sells out so buy your ticket soon if you wish to attend.