BAFTA 2019 nominations announced

Just days after the Golden Globes kicked off Awards Season, this morning it was the turn of the BAFTAs to announce their nominations for the upcoming awards ceremony, due to take place on Sunday 10 February.

Leading the nominations with 12 was The Favourite, the wickedly funny period drama, currently showing at the filmhouse, which features a powerhouse performance from Olivia Colman. Director Yorgos Lanthimos‘ previous films The Killing Of A Sacred Deer and The Lobster have both been hits on our screens in previous years.

Another film currently screening, Free Solo, saw a nomination for best Documentary. We have just added an extra screening of the film on Wednesday 16 January at 2.15pm.

Elsewhere, Laurel and Hardy biopic Stan & Ollie, screening from Friday 11 January, picked up three nominations, including Outstanding British Film.

Battling it out with Free Solo in the Documentary competition will be RBG, an upcoming documentary looking at the life and career of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The documentary will screen from Saturday 19 January.

Mary Queen Of Scots received three nominations, including one for Margot Robbie in the Supporting Actress category. The period drama screens from Friday 25 January.

Both Beautiful Boy and Vice screen with us from Friday 1 February. The heartbreaking and inspiring Beautiful Boy includes powerful performances from an all-star cast, with Timothee Chalamet (Call Me By Your Name) receiving a nomination for Supporting Actor. Vice continues to be one of the big awards season contenders, receiving six nominations, including Original Screenplay and Leading Actor for Christian Bale, hot on the heels of his Golden Globe win.

From Friday 8 February you can see both Can You Ever Forgive Me? and Green Book. With three nominations altogether, Can You Ever Forgive Me? received recognition for its two actors, with Melissa McCarthy receiving a nomination for Leading Actress alongside Richard E Grant‘s nomination for Supporting Actor. After its Golden Globes success, Green Book received four nominations for the BAFTAs, including Best Film, Original Screenplay, Best Actor and Supporting Actor.

If Beale Street Could Talk  arrives from the Oscar-winning director of Moonlight. The film received nominations for Adapted Screenplay and Original Music, with the film featuring an evocative score from Oscar-nominee Nicholas Britell. You can see the film Friday 22 February.

Congratulations to all other nominees. We’re pleased to have featured the likes of mainstream nominees such as Bohemian RhapsodyFirst ManA Star Is Born alongside great British titles like BeastYou Were Never Really Here and McQueen, and outstanding foreign language titles Cold WarDogmanShoplifters on our screens over the past year.

We continue to present the very best in world, independent, British and mainstream films, you can see our January – February brochure here.

 

 

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