Over about an hour and a half Robin Baker will talk about Hitchcock’s early career and why his earliest films are so important to understanding his career. Robin will also cover about the work the BFI has undertaken to restore these films and to bring them back to audiences across the world.
Robin Baker is Head curator at BFI National Archive. He has worked in film exhibition, distribution, marketing and archiving for 25 years, and currently manages the BFI’s team curators and leads on the curatorial and interpretation plan for UK’s national collection of film and TV. Robin led the BFI’s major project that saw the restoration and re-evaluation of Alfred Hitchcock’s 9 surviving silent feature films. More about Robin Baker.