London’s International Festival of Arts and Ideas

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Out-Of-Festival Archive

Tom Bower, Chair: Mark Lawson
Sunday, 22 May 2016 - 7:00pm
With unprecedented access to more than 200 Whitehall officials, military officers and politicians, Tom Bower has uncovered the full story of Blair’s decade in power and beyond.
Judy Blume, Sarah Churchwell
Sunday, 12 July 2015 - 6:00pm

Jewish Book Week was delighted to present the wonderful Judy Blume in a special event.

Judy Blume spoke about her life in books and her brand new adult novel, In the Unlikely Event, with Sarah Churchwell on Sunday, 12 July at 6.00 pm at Kings Place.

Sunday, 8 December 2013 - 2:30pm

Hungry Hearts is spoken of as one of the greatest-ever Jewish films. A silent movie from 1922, it is adapted from Ania Yezierska`s story of a Jewish family who escape Tsarist Russia for a better life in America. Hungry hearts is a tragic and comic portrait of a defining era, shot on location on new York`s Lower East Side.

Jon Gilbert , Chair: Nir Cohen
Sunday, 17 November 2013 - 4:30pm

In collaboration with UK Jewish Film at the annual UK Jewish Film Festival.

Film screening followed by discussion with screenwriter Jon Gilbert.

The Zigzag Kid is an action-packed family-friendly adaptation of the children's book by Israeli writer David Grossman. 

Tony Leon, John Carlin
Tuesday, 24 September 2013 - 6:45pm

Tony Leon is a well-known politician in South Africa who was an active participant in the constitutional negotiations which led to the birth of a democratic South Africa.  After retirement from parliament, where he was leader of the opposition, he became what he calls “an accidental ambassador” in South America.

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David Grossman speaks with Mark Lawson at a special out-of-fesitval event.