BFI Southbank

Four screens open seven days a week for the widest choice of great films.

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

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Previews and events

Talent Q&As, special events and a chance to catch the latest film and TV before anyone else.

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Lindsay Anderson: Meet the Pioneer

An introduction to the work of this great British filmmaker.

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UKAFF Short Film Showcase: Mission Life + intro

A shorts programme exploring environmental change in drama.

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Flight + intro and Q&A with director Alex Pillai, writer Tanika Gupta and cast members

Tense, moving drama follows a young Asian woman as she flees domestic abuse.

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New releases

The best new cinema for you to enjoy.

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A selection of key classics – many newly restored.

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Big screen classics

The timeless films we urge you to see.

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Ideal screenings for ages 4 to 12.

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Regular programme

Explore our regular programme of world cinema, archive and experimental film.

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Plan your visit

Eat, shop and study in a safe, scenic riverside landmark.

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Sight and Sound

Subscribe in print or digitally to the BFI’s renowned film magazine.

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BFI on YouTube

Enjoy exclusive Q&As and access to one of the world's best moving-picture archives.

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