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.
The greatest global cinema on demand.
Events and previews
Your chance to catch the latest releases, and hear from film and TV personalities.
Film and TV seasons
Carefully curated collections of film and TV by genre, theme, actor or director.
From 17-19 April the UK’s largest and most prestigious TV festival returns to BFI Southbank.
From matinee idols to strippers and teen crushes to dangerous liaisons, we explore the female gaze in cinema.
A season of the actor-director’s finest films and most iconic performances.
To mark the centenary of the birth year of musician Ravi Shankar, his daughter Anoushka Shankar has curated a selection of films that explore the master of Indian raga.
The latest cinema releases and key classics – many newly restored.
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.