F.Y.I. (For Your Information)

At the end of August, the Pump House Gallery will explore the social purpose of film by becoming a Pop Up Public Info Cinema with an outdoor Showtime screening and a three day exhibition.

F.Y.I. revisits public information films and government-commissioned films from 1930s to the year 2000. From the innovative early works of filmmakers in the GPO Film Unit to the horror-movie like TV warnings of the 1970s, it explores the role and responsibility of public information films in keeping British citizens informed while often allowing creative freedom for filmmakers. From experimental animation to informative musicals, these films all operate as social documents of the times.

Associated Event: Showtime screening

On Sat 30 Aug 2012, there will be an introductory talk by BFI curator Catherine McGahan from 8pm and a screening of a feature length public information film from 8.30pm on the gallery's terrace. It is a free event (pay bar) and no booking is necessary. Limited chairs are available, you are welcome to bring your own chairs and blankets to sit on.
F.Y.I. (For Your Information)


Event Title: F.Y.I. (For Your Information)
Postcode: Pump House Gallery, Battersea Park, London SW11 4NJ
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