Capital Celluloid 2023 — Day 40: Thu Feb 9

Edward Hopper (Peck, 1981): BFI Southbank, NFT3, 6.30pm

In this rarely screened documentary, filmmaker Ron Peck, who sadly passed away recently, narrates this exploration of the world and work of Edward Hopper with Gail Levin, curator of the Edward Hopper Collection at New York’s Whitney Museum of American Art. The film will be introduced by BFI National Archive curator Steven Foxon.

+ Night Work
Miranda Pennell
UK 1998. 14min


While Hopper’s Nighthawks teaches us ways of seeing, Miranda Pennell’s Night Work allows us to eavesdrop on the sounds and whispers in corporate corridors after work.

Here (and above) is film of Edward Hopper painting in his studio in 1965.

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