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.
The premiere UK showcase for the best in short films from the UK and around the world.
Friday 12 – Sunday 21 January
Events and previews
Your chance to catch the latest releases, and hear from film and TV personalities.
This high-octane thriller stars Carey Mulligan as a detective determined to dig a little deeper...
In this brilliant David Lynch drama, John Hurt plays a deformed man thrust into high society.
Paddy Considine directs and stars in this emotive tale of a boxing champ trying to piece his life back together.
Film and TV seasons
Carefully curated collections of film and TV by genre, theme, actor or director.
Our comprehensive, three-month survey marks the centenary of the birth of Ingmar Bergman, one of the greatest filmmakers of all time.
A special selection of the TV and film performances of one of Britain’s finest and best-loved actors.
In 2018 we celebrate animation in all its guises, from puppetry and stop-motion to anime and CGI.
The premiere UK showcase for the best in short films from the UK and around the world. Fri 12 – Sun 21 Jan.
The latest cinema releases and key classics – many newly restored.
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.