St Cyr Partners With BFI’s Nineties Season

Picture of still taken from the film 'Do The Right Thing', courtesy of BFI

July and August will showcase a whole lot 90s cinema and fashion as part of BFI’s Nineties Season

BFI’s Nineties Season is upon us and St Cyr Vintage has teamed up with the BFI to bring you a summer of Nineties: film, fashion and fun.

Picture of still taken from the film 'Young Soul Rebels', courtesy of BFI
Young Soul Rebels, courtesy of BFI

More details to be announced in the next coming weeks, but the season will include a pop up video store as well as a competition to win a pretty awesome goody bag.

Picture of still taken from the film 'Trainspotting', courtesy of BFI.
Trainspotting, courtesy of BFI

In the meantime, check out the BFI’s website to find the films being screened as part of its Nineties Season. It will explore the explosive, transformative as well as challenging cinema and TV made from 1989-1999, which kick-started the careers of some of todays most celebrated filmmakers.

The Doom Generation, courtesy of BFI

Films currently screening include Do the Right Thing (Spike Lee, 1989); The Blair Witch Project (1999); The Matrix (The Wachowskis, 1999); Trainspotting (Danny Boyle, 1996) in addition to a selection of TV shows.

Picture of still taken from film 'The Watermelon Woman', courtesy of BFI
The Watermelon Woman, courtesy of BFI

Special events during the season include a 90s film quiz, an event celebrating classic 90s children’s TV, black cinema throughout the decade and the world cinema that made waves. Special guests attending for Q&As and introductions will include Isaac Julien (Young Soul Rebels), Russell T Davies (Queer as Folk) and Amy Jenkins (This Life).

Words by Emily B

Main image: Do The Right Thing, courtesy of BFI


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