Francine Stock

Francine Stock is a broadcaster, critic and writer who has fronted a range of arts and current affairs programmes for BBC Television and Radio including Newsnight and Front Row. Since 2004, she’s presented The Film Programme. Her published work includes novels, short stories, film criticism and a social history of cinema, In Glorious Technicolor. She’s been guest artistic director of the From Page to Screen festival and is a patron of Borderlines Film Festival.
Stories about Stories: Etgar Keret Masterclass

This was a unique opportunity to meet with award-winning writer Etgar Keret who read some stories about writing (some yet unpublished) and spoke about the creative process. This was followed by a serious discussion about story writing.

Gamechangers Series – Oliver Stone: Chasing the Light
A rare online event with one of the most admired – and often controversial –  filmmakers of the last four decades. The director of films including Platoon, Wall Street, JFK and Natural Born Killers joins Jewish Book Week live from the US to discuss his life, career and fearless, enthralling memoir Chasing The Light. After a rarefied New York childhood and serving in Vietnam, he came to prominence as writer of the screenplays of Mid...
David Thomson: Movie Directors
You can buy a ticket to watch this past event until 31st March 2021 by clicking here Over the last century our sense of what a director is or should be has shifted from a functionary to an important part of a wider team to the artist in charge. But now, which casual viewer could tell you who directed prestige TV shows like The Sopranos or Breaking Bad? Who better to take us f...