A new film season explores what it means to be mixed heritage

Al Kassi, who is hosting the event, explains, “Though film is our main thing, we’re also trying to look at literature, art and music as part of our digital takeover. Even though the programme seems quite varied, it’s something we all felt we could relate to.” T A P E Collective are taking over the BFI’s online channels for one week from 28 June, and their season ‘But Where Are You Really From?’ runs at BFI Southbank throughout July. “There’s been massive support from the proposal stage onwards,” says Isra…

Nashville (1975)

Published 22 Jun 2021 Share this Ultimately, she witnesses the tragedy of Nashville’s violent climax firsthand, and how quickly the baton of opportunism can be passed on to the next lucky American contestant. No other character embodies this motif more than the hopelessly terrible aspiring singer Sueleen Gay (Gwen Welles) who, despite being conned, ridiculed, and exploited during a private burlesque performance, still thinks her sacrifices will ultimately help her career. Robert Altman’s masterpiece gets the 4K restoration treatment. One of many pseudo narrators, a tenacious BBC reporter named Opal…