Director Asif Kapadia to Introduce ‘The Warriors’ at BFI’s Dream Palace

As the BFI continues to celebrate the return to cinemas with ‘Dream Palace’, director Asif Kapadia will introduce 70s action thriller film, The Warriors.

The Warriors is a turf battle between New York City street gangs that rages from Coney Island to the Bronx. ‘The Warriors’ are framed for the death of a charismatic gang leader. Soon they have every gang in the city seeking revenge and they must make their way across the city and to their own territory.

The cult classic is directed by Walter Hill and stars Michael Beck, James Remar, Deborah Van Valkenburgh and Dorsey Wright. Diego Maradona director Asif Kapadia, will introduce the screening at the BFI Southbank on 21 June at 6PM.

Kapadia is a British filmmaker and Academy Award, BAFTA and Grammy winning director. He rose to prominence directing visually striking films exploring ‘outcasts’ and characters living in extreme circumstances, challenging the status quo.

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