A four-screen cinema venue showing a huge selection of classic and contemporary films each year, with new and re-releases, film seasons, and director and actor retrospectives.
Join us for the largest and most prestigious television festival in the UK.
Events and previews
Your chance to catch the latest releases, and hear from film and TV personalities.
A fascinating and moving doc about how an autistic boy learned to communicate through Disney films.
Lauren Vance’s short film exploring the friendship and passion for collodion photography shared by Ian Ruhter and Gary Oldman is followed by a Q&A.
This stylish Agatha Christie adaptation revolves around the murder of a wealthy socialite and one man’s fight to prove his innocence.
Film and TV seasons
Carefully curated collections of film and TV by genre, theme, actor or director.
A season of film, TV and special events which celebrates black screen talent.
Get in the festive spirit with our selection of seasonal movies ranging from cult to classic.
A season of films and shorts by a passionate cinephile and one of the most influential American directors of his generation.
The latest cinema releases and key classics – many newly restored.
Abel Gance’s heroic depiction of the rise of Napoleon Bonaparte is an undisputed cinema landmark.
Opens 13 November
David Lynch tickles the dark underbelly of suburbia in his influential neo-noir.
Opens 2 December
A fascinating and moving doc about how an autistic boy learned to communicate through Disney films..
Opens 9 December
25 and under
Two great places to lounge, eat and drink when you visit.
Film and TV-related books, DVDs and gifts at BFI Southbank and online.
We provide free access to a huge collection of books, journals and documents about the world of film and television.
At BFI Southbank’s Mediatheque you can explore the riches of the BFI National Archive, for free.