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.
COVID-19 statement - BFI Southbank
BFI Southbank events and screenings cancelled or postponed
Due to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic, it is with great regret that we have taken the decision to close BFI Southbank effective immediately, and all forthcoming events and screenings are now cancelled or postponed.
Join us for the largest and most prestigious television festival in the UK.
17–19 April 2020
Events and previews
Your chance to catch the latest releases, and hear from film and TV personalities.
The best new and classic LGBTIQ+ films from around the world.
18–29 March 2020
A ferocious neo-western about a town under siege from a mysterious threat.
An overworked female doctor decides to do the unheard of – running for a seat on the council in a small Saudi town.
Film and TV seasons
Carefully curated collections of film and TV by genre, theme, actor or director.
A season showcasing this creative chameleon, an extraordinary, convention-defying filmmaker and performer who’s worked with the best in art and cinema.
Be awed by the brilliant performances that Kazan elicited throughout his directing career, in our two-month season featuring Brando, Dean, Hepburn, Kerr and many more.
A compelling and urgent voice in contemporary cinema that we think you should hear.
The latest cinema releases and key classics – many newly restored.
This beautifully observed romance, burning with passion and defiance, will have you bewitched.
Opens 6 March
This international box-office hit is a darkly comic, twisty rollercoaster ride.
Until 12 March
Jessica Hausner’s first English-language feature is a cool, witty, impressively fresh variation on traditional sci-fi themes.
Until 11 March
25 and under
A great place 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.