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BFI Southbank

A four-screen cinema venue showing over 2,000 classic and contemporary films each year, with film seasons, director and actor retrospectives, and extended runs of cinema classics. View over 1000 hours of free film and TV in the Mediatheque, visit the library and film shop, and enjoy two of the South Bank’s best restaurant bars.

Season highlights

All events

Events and previews

Your chance to catch the latest releases, and hear from film and TV personalities.

  • Second Coming

    Preview: Second Coming

    An intimate drama that’s contemplative, poetic and at times hallucinatory.

    Apr 29, 2015 6:30 PM

  • Phoenix

    Preview: Phoenix

    A concentration camp survivor undergoes facial surgery and then confronts her husband – the man who might have betrayed her.

    May 5, 2015 8:30 PM

  • The Tribe

    Previews: The Tribe

    This unique drama set in a boarding school has no dialogue and features a superb cast of deaf performers.

    May 6, 2015 6:10 PM

Extended runs

Plenty of chances for you to enjoy film classics, restorations and new releases.

  • Blade Runner: The Final Cut

    Blade Runner: The Final Cut

    Ridley Scott’s sci-fi opus is a grand cinematic synthesis of sound, image and thought-provoking drama that demands to be seen on the big screen.
    3 - 30 Apr

  • German Concentration Camps Factual Survey (1945/2014)

    German Concentration Camps Factual Survey (1945/2014)

    A brilliant, thought-provoking documentary, finally complete.
    16 - 29 Apr

  • Cry of the City

    Cry of the City

    This vivid depiction of life in New York’s Little Italy anticipates the films of Scorsese.
    17 Apr - 27 May

  • 8½

    This Fellini extravaganza is often cited as one of the greatest films ever made.
    1 - 28 May

  • Only Angels Have Wings

    Only Angels Have Wings

    Howard Hawks’ tale of American fliers in the Andes stars the debonair Cary Grant.
    15 - 28 May

  • Timbuktu

    Timbuktu

    Abderrahmane Sissako’s Oscar®-nominated film is a timely, tender and powerful tale.
    29 - 31 May (continues in June)

In the Studio

More recent releases that you ought to see.

  • Cry of the City

    Cry of the City

    This vivid depiction of life in New York’s Little Italy anticipates the films of Scorsese.
    17 Apr - 27 May

  • Far From the Madding Crowd

    Far From the Madding Crowd

    Terence Stamp and Julie Christie star in this Thomas Hardy tale of tragedy and passion.
    1 - 28 May

  • A Fuller Life

    A Fuller Life

    An illuminating documentary about the late, great writer-director Sam Fuller.
    15 - 28 May

  • The Tale of The Princess Kaguya

    The Tale of The Princess Kaguya

    Studio Ghibli’s latest is a popular folk tale about a tiny girl found in a bamboo stalk.
    29 - 31 May (continues in June)

All regular strands

Regular strands

Monthly screenings of experimental, archive, family, international and LGBT content.

More at BFI Southbank

  • BFI Shop

    BFI Shop

    Film and TV-related books, DVDs and gifts at BFI Southbank and online.

  • The BFI Reuben Library

    The BFI Reuben Library

    We provide free access to a huge collection of books, journals and documents about the world of film and television.

  • BFI Mediatheque

    BFI Mediatheque

    At BFI Southbank’s Mediatheque you can explore the riches of the BFI National Archive, for free.

  • Food and drink

    Food and drink

    Two great places to lounge, eat and drink when you visit.


BFI Southbank calendar

Programme changes
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BFI Membership

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Digital BFI Southbank Guide

April 2015 Guide
May 2015 Guide
June 2015 Guide

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