One of contemporary Britain’s most renowned directors, Mike Leigh, discusses Chaplin with British film historian, television documentary-maker, filmmaker, author, and film editor, Kevin Brownlow, on June 27, 2014 at the Birth of the Tramp Celebration:
In the video below, French director Michel Hazanavicius, whose 2011 film The Artist won five Academy Awards, and the film’s leading actress, Bérénice Bejo, discuss Charlie Chaplin’s iconic Tramp character on June 28, 2014 at the Birth of the Tramp Conference in Bologna (video in French):
Click here to see our previous post with videos of Alexander Payne and Vincenzo Mollica speaking about the Tramp at the Birth of the Tramp Conference at the Cineteca di Bologna.
Watch American film director, screenwriter, and producer, Alexander Payne’s closing remarks on June 28th, 2014 at the Birth of the Tramp Celebration, organized by Association Chaplin and the Cineteca di Bologna:
In the next video below, Vincenzo Mollica, Italian journalist and author, speaks about Chaplin and Fellini on Saturday, June 28th, 2014 at the Birth of the Tramp Conference in Bologna (video in Italian):
This October, Foxtel and FOX Classics Australia present Charles Chaplin - Screen Legend, a month-long celebration to commemorate the centenary of Chaplin’s first appearance on film as the iconic Little Tramp character.
Over four Sunday afternoons, starting October 5, FOX Classics’ Mr Movies Bill Collins will introduce a selection of Chaplin’s films from the silent era through to the talkies.
“His films make you laugh a lot but they make you cry too. They are an experience in sight and sound with moments you will never forget,” Mr Collins said.
Sunday October 5
Midday - A Dog’s Life
12.35pm - A Day’s Pleasure
1.00pm - The Kid
Sunday October 12
Midday - The Circus
1.15pm - City Lights
Sunday October 19
Midday - Modern Times
1.30pm - The Great Dictator
Sunday October 26
Midday - The Gold Rush
1.15pm - Limelight
Also, on October 5 at 8.30pm, FOX Classics’ Sunday Night at the Movies feature will be director Richard Attenborough’s Chaplin, starring Robert Downey Jr in the title role.