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BFI Southbank

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.

BFI Southbank is open for screenings as usual. For full details of the safety measures we have put in place please see the FAQs.

The full October/November programme is listed below.

Our bars and restaurants are open and you can pre-book a table at BFI bar and kitchen by calling 020 7401 9000, or walk up and we'll find you a table.

BFI Riverfront is open for walk-ups and you will need to download our App for service. From Sat 17 Oct you must be part of the same household or bubble to visit our cinemas or eat and drink on the premises.

Keeping you safe at BFI Southbank
All film & TV seasons

Film and TV seasons

Carefully curated collections of film and TV by genre, theme, actor or director.

  • Big screen classics

    Big screen classics

    A collection of the best the big screen has to offer.

  • Near the Jugular

    Near the Jugular

    Riz Ahmed and Bassam Tariq look at their cinematic influences, including the films that inspired their new feature Mogul Mowgli.

  • Ennio Morricone

    Ennio Morricone

    Courted by great directors to score their films, Ennio Morricone contributed to a remarkable selection of classics.

  • Play for Today at 50

    Play for Today at 50

    Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the most influential play strand on UK television.

  • Women Make Film

    Women Make Film

    Filmmaker Mark Cousins, whose epic documentary Women Make Film: A New Road Movie through Cinema was released in May, curates a companion season.

  • Sonic Cinema

    Sonic Cinema

    We’re delighted to return to the BFI Southbank in November, opening our 7th London edition in style.

  • Film Africa

    Film Africa

    The annual film festival celebrating the best African cinema from 30 October - 8 November.

All film releases

Film releases

The latest cinema releases and key classics – many newly restored.

  • I Am Greta

    I Am Greta

    An inspiring documentary offering insight into the real teenager behind the eco-warrior headlines.
    19 October

  • Saint Maud

    Saint Maud

    Hedonism and religious devotion clash in Rose Glass’ terrifying psychological horror movie.
    23 October

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